Posts by
Jamie Wallis

10 May 2018

10 May 2018

The State of SQL Server Monitoring 2018

Over 600 technology professionals who work in organizations that use SQL Server recently responded to our survey to discover the current state of SQL Server monitoring. We asked people across a range of sectors, in organizations of every size around the globe, about how they monitor SQL Server, the technologies they work with, and... Read more

28 February 2018

28 February 2018

What is the Return on Investment (ROI) of a SQL Server monitoring tool?

The increasing size of SQL Server databases, alongside the growing complexity of SQL Server estates, is making more organizations realize the need for a tool that enables proactive monitoring. Hand-rolled scripts can provide basic information, like wait stats and memory utilization, but that’s often not enough. With the database a key element of business... Read more

15 September 2017

15 September 2017

Product marketing, the Redgate way

On your first day at Redgate you get a packet of Jammie Dodgers. Although I was never told exactly what to do with them, the implied meaning was that they were to help me get to know my colleagues. If I shared them around the office over a cup of coffee, it might help... Read more

15 March 2017

15 March 2017

Time travelling with SQL Compare

In SQL Server 2016, Microsoft introduced support for system-versioned temporal tables. Temporal tables are a database feature that provides information about data stored at any point in time, rather than only the data that is correct at that specific moment. Why are temporal tables needed? Simply put, they make it much easier to analyze... Read more