1 March 2021

1 March 2021

Why to Use Git Instead of “TFS” (TFVC)

One question we frequently hear from customers using the Microsoft stack is, “should I use Git or TFS?” The question requires a little decoding due to the way that Microsoft has shifted their brands over time. Here’s some background: Microsoft’s “Team Foundation Server” (TFS) was renamed “Azure DevOps Server” in 2019 Many people still... Read more

22 February 2021

22 February 2021

Database DevOps at Ignite

We’re only a week away from the Microsoft Ignite virtual conference. Ignite runs between March 2nd and March 4th. Follow the link to see the stellar individuals who will be presenting great content. There are a lot of opportunities to learn all you can about Microsoft technologies. I’ve got additional good news. Redgate is... Read more

12 February 2021

12 February 2021

A quick guide to reputational risk

When it comes to reputational risk, a reactive approach is generally taken by organizations, with efforts focused on handling threats to their business they are already aware of. As much as this enables short term damage limitation, it may not be enough to manage and protect your risk in the long term. Instead, a... Read more

10 February 2021

10 February 2021

Customer tips for improving productivity with Redgate products

We recently invited our customers to share their top tips for improving productivity in the first Redgate Tool Tips Swap. This post outlines their hints for using Redgate products to boost productivity and includes relevant training resources to further your learning. SQL Prompt Share formatting settings across your team to consistently format code before... Read more

1 February 2021

1 February 2021

Redgate commits to the future of PASS

When PASS announced in December last year that it was ceasing all operations from January 16, 2021, it came as a surprise to many people. For 21 years, it’s represented a global community of over 300,000 data professionals who use the Microsoft data platform. From the PASS Summit to online learning, SQLSaturdays to opportunities... Read more

1 February 2021

1 February 2021

Securing SQL Server with DoD STIGs

Making sure your SQL Servers are secured against malicious users is difficult. How can you know that you’ve done enough? How do you know you’re protected from the things that actually worry you? The United States Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) publishes a set of guidelines for organizations securing different pieces of software that... Read more

14 January 2021

14 January 2021

Healthcare IT responds to pandemic with increased focus on database monitoring and the cloud

Every year, Redgate’s State of Database Monitoring Report reveals how businesses and organizations are monitoring their database estates. Are they using in-house or third-party monitoring tools? Who has access to the data? What are their biggest challenges? The thousands of responses to the survey behind the report offer the answers, and also provide an... Read more