14 March 2019

14 March 2019

Have your say on the state of SQL Server monitoring

In 2018 we ran the industry’s first ever state of SQL Server monitoring survey. We received an excellent response from over 600 people in a range of sectors, in organizations of every size across the globe. They provided valuable insights into what they thought the biggest challenges were for them and their estates over... Read more

25 February 2019

25 February 2019

How PASS introduced compliant database DevOps

In 2018, PASS was faced with the challenge of complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which affects any organization that collects, processes and stores the data of European citizens. Personally identifiable information has be protected, access to it restricted, and organizations have to demonstrate they have made every effort to comply with... Read more

20 February 2019

20 February 2019

You’re ready for DevOps, but is your workplace?

DevOps is gathering pace. More and more organizations are recognizing that by encouraging collaboration, cooperation, and communication, they can release features faster and offer advantages to customers sooner. That’s the promise, but in order to adopt DevOps, organizations need to be able to embrace the openness it requires, change the way they function, encourage... Read more

12 February 2019

12 February 2019

What learning and development means at Redgate

At Redgate, encouraging personal development in our teams is fundamental to building amazing products. As well as developing new skills for employees to apply to their current work, personal development has a huge impact on job satisfaction. Drive by Daniel H. Pink discusses the principals behind what motivates us. He suggests that three main... Read more

11 February 2019

11 February 2019

When your ‘Best Practices’ are only your ‘Best guess’ with regards to SQL Server configuration

SQL Server configuration plays a vital role in the health of your SQL Estate. Your needs may vary depending on the purpose of the server, or its role within a business, but a healthy configuration ensures availability and performance for your customers. We’ve been thinking hard about SQL server configuration in Foundry, Redgate’s R&D... Read more

31 January 2019

31 January 2019

Find out the real state of database DevOps

Database DevOps has been a ‘thing’ for a while now. Introducing practices like version control and continuous integration to database development reduces errors, speeds up deployments, and can help in demonstrating compliance with data protection regulations. A measure of its increasing importance was also highlighted in DORA’s latest State of DevOps Report which, for... Read more