4 September 2019

4 September 2019

3 reasons why SQL in the City Summit Sydney is a must attend event for data professionals working in finance

In its 19th Annual Global CEO Survey, PwC found that over 80% of CEOs in banking are concerned about the speed of technological change, more than any other industry sector. These findings were mirrored in a survey from NewVantage Partners which found that 64.5% of the C-suite have a priority to “accelerate the speed... Read more

30 July 2019

30 July 2019

Learning from the Accelerate “Four Key Metrics”

There’s been a lot of excitement about the book Accelerate, which summarizes research from the past several years of the State of DevOps Report from DORA (which Redgate sponsors). Perhaps the most popular topic is the “four measures of software delivery performance”, sometimes called “Accelerate metrics” or simply the “four key metrics”. We’ve started... Read more

18 July 2019

18 July 2019

5 reasons to read IDC’s Executive Brief on Compliant Database DevOps

Ahead of our attendance at IDC’s DevOps Conference in September 2019, we approached Jen Thomson, IDC’s Senior Research Director & Lead for Accelerated App Delivery Practice, to help us articulate how pivotal the database estate and the supporting team are in enterprises seeking to optimize software delivery. The resulting Executive Brief, Compliant Database DevOps:... Read more

9 July 2019

9 July 2019

What are the biggest challenges in monitoring SQL Server, and what should you expect from a third-party tool?

Redgate has just published the 2019 State of SQL server Monitoring Report, so I thought I’d read it to find out if the results it reveals chime with my own experience talking to large, distributed enterprises about the challenges they face when it comes to monitoring. Based on a survey of 820 database professionals... Read more