16 August 2018

16 August 2018

What SOX means to the DBA

The responsibilities of a database administrator can seem endless, so why should that already heavy workload be burdened with legislation compliance? Surely, legal stuff can be dealt with by lawyers? Unfortunately, this is no longer the case. With legislation like the GDPR, PCI, CCPA, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and HIPAA, the requirements for protecting and preserving... Read more

15 August 2018

15 August 2018

Kendra Little joins Redgate as SQL Server evangelist

Every week, the evangelists from Redgate present at conferences, attend SQL Server meetups, record training and demo videos, publish technical articles on how to make the most of database technologies, and help the SQL Server community do their jobs better and smarter. And they’re about to move up a gear because Steve Jones, Kathi... Read more

25 July 2018

25 July 2018

Redgate invites senior data professionals to discuss the benefits of Compliant Database DevOps at SQL in the City Summits this October

  More and more we’re hearing that senior data professionals are facing the challenge of how to balance the need to deliver software faster and cheaper, with the requirement to protect and preserve business-critical data. At Redgate we want to support organizations on their journey to full database DevOps and, given the current concerns... Read more

24 July 2018

24 July 2018

The conflict between data protection and DevOps

Data breaches are the new normal – according to the Identity Theft Resource Center there were nearly 1,600 of them in 2017 in the US alone, exposing 179 million records. Demonstrating the scale of the issue on the other side of the Atlantic, UK retailer Dixons Carphone admitted in June 2018 that it had... Read more

19 July 2018

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19 July 2018

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The march of DevOps from the backroom to the boardroom

By encouraging collaboration and teamwork, removing the barriers between development and operations, and introducing automation, DevOps speeds up software delivery and enables features to move from the fingers of developers into the hands of customers faster. It’s an important topic to stay current with because software development is no longer confined to the usual... Read more

12 July 2018

12 July 2018

Why code quality is vital in the world of database DevOps

Everyone understands the importance of code quality for applications, particularly when DevOps results in releases becoming faster and faster, reducing the room for error. The same issues increasingly apply to databases, which are a vital part of DevOps workflows. Fail to integrate the database into DevOps and you’ll face bottlenecks that slow down your... Read more

Database subsetting. What it is, what it’s for, and why we’d love to hear from you.

We’re looking into database subsetting, and if you need it or are investigating it, we want to hear from you. Please share your thoughts in the comment section below. What is database subsetting? Database subsetting is creating a copy of a database that contains only a portion of the data, while still being referentially... Read more