Posts by
Chris Spalton

13 June 2019

13 June 2019

Managing your server estate – can we help?

Here in the Redgate Foundry, we’ve been conducting research to understand ways to help data professionals manage their server estates more effectively. Our aim is to support you in providing a single source of truth about what is happening in your estate, provide a foundation for you to build and plan from, and empower... Read more

28 March 2019

28 March 2019

SQL Server Configuration — the Redgate survey results

In the Foundry Team at Redgate, we’ve been looking into how data professionals manage the complexities of their wider data estates. One aspect of this is configuring, deploying and monitoring drift across their numerous servers. I recently wrote a deep dive into our qualitative research findings and, alongside that research, we also conducted a survey with 95 SQL... 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