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James Murtagh

James Murtagh

12 August 2019

James Murtagh

12 August 2019

Self-service and Delegation with SQL Clone 4 Teams

SQL Clone 4 introduces a new access control feature called Teams, allowing granular control over the SQL Server instances, images and clones to which each group of users has access. I’ll explain how Teams makes it easier to manage the safe distribution of database copies throughout the organization, to the various teams that need... Read more

James Murtagh

19 June 2019

James Murtagh

19 June 2019

Data privacy next steps: Compliant Database DevOps

Over the last few years we’ve seen a shift in customer concerns around personal data, brought about by frequent reports of breaches involving famous brands and the growth in new legislation designed to combat this trend. The Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal in early 2018 was a wakeup call for many. Here was a platform that we’d... Read more

James Murtagh

22 May 2019

James Murtagh

22 May 2019

Bloor 2019 Market Update for Test Data Management lists Redgate as an innovator

Bloor has published its 2019 Market Update for Test Data Management, listing Redgate as an innovator, and scoring SQL Provision 4.5 stars out of 5 for test data provisioning. If you’re not familiar with Bloor, it’s an independent research and analyst house founded to help organizations choose optimal technology solutions. As database teams grapple with... Read more

James Murtagh

9 April 2019

James Murtagh

9 April 2019

Easing the transition from shared to dedicated database development

Working in dedicated development environments for the database is the ideal for many. This is the message we frequently hear throughout the industry from thought leaders, at conferences, and in many written pieces about implementing best practices. Yet 70% of developers still work in shared environments, as highlighted in the 2020 State of Database... Read more

James Murtagh

24 August 2015

James Murtagh

24 August 2015

Birds, Bees, and Honeycomb

Had I ever been asked the question “What animal would you like to be and why?” (apparently it was a common interview brainteaser), I would have answered “A penguin”. I like water, I also like sardines. I don’t care much for flying (in fact, the older I get, the more frightening a prospect that... Read more