Posts Categorized in Database development

11 September 2018

11 September 2018

Redgate University has opened its doors online

Redgate has built a great reputation for writing in-depth technical and useful how-to guides to help users make the most of our tools and solutions. But when you’re installing a piece of software for the first time, or wanting to know how to use an advanced feature, some practical advice like a walkthrough or... Read more

10 September 2018

10 September 2018

Redgate acknowledged as a representative vendor in Gartner’s 2018 Market Guide for Data Masking

Data masking really has come of age. Gartner’s 2018 Market Guide for Data Masking1 has just been published and predicts that the global enterprise use of data masking (DM) or similar de-identification techniques will rise to 40%, an increase from 15% in 2017. And Redgate is acknowledged in the Guide as a representative vendor... Read more

Database subsetting. What it is, what it’s for, and why we’d love to hear from you.

We’re looking into database subsetting, and if you need it or are investigating it, we want to hear from you. Please share your thoughts in the comment section below. What is database subsetting? Database subsetting is creating a copy of a database that contains only a portion of the data, while still being referentially... Read more

4 June 2018

4 June 2018

Why you should automate your release pipeline

Release Day used to mean weekends spent deploying the latest code, database changes, and website content. Release teams would huddle together in war rooms troubleshooting issues, deploying hotfixes, coordinating deployments, testing, fixing, and redeploying again and again. As the trend in development shifts toward more agile delivery, and customers clamor for continuous deployment, this... Read more

2 March 2018

2 March 2018

Things to consider for a cloud migration

Introducing a cloud migration is becoming an integral facet of modernization in any business strategy, and these days there are more than a handful of aspects to consider. The number of operational locations, remote or local users, and each user’s unique accessibility must also be taken into account to better understand the kind of... Read more

18 January 2018

18 January 2018

Right-sizing for a cloud service

When it’s time to purchase new resources for one or more applications, the non-scientific approach of guesstimating the requirements can be expensive, whether for on-premises capital expenditures or cloud-based services. For stakeholders deciding on how to provision the data services, is it better to start small and grow the resources as needed? Certainly the... Read more

4 December 2017

4 December 2017

The top 10 considerations when designing a data platform

Designing a data platform for a new product or service is a fascinating and exciting challenge. It’s also a daunting one. Instead of plugging a new feature into an existing platform that is proven and reliable, the onus is on you. You have to start from scratch and create a platform that becomes just... Read more

1 November 2017

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1 November 2017

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Preparing your data platform for peak period sales

In the last few years, Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become synonymous with both getting a good bargain and causing retail pandemonium. However, times are changing. News items about people queueing outside shops at 4am have been replaced with stories about how much consumer spending has moved online. Quite some achievement for a... Read more