7 November 2016

7 November 2016

A brief history of version control

The fledgling computer industry did not invent version control. It merely adopted practices that were already well established in industrial manufacturing and design, where large, complex machines such as aircraft, tanks or motor cars required a great deal of discipline, particularly in the technical drawing of components. It all started with engineering The engineering... Read more

19 October 2016

19 October 2016

5 shortcuts in SQL Prompt you didn’t know about

When writing SQL, you can use SQL Prompt to quickly jump to some really handy formatting and refactoring actions. This little button right here is called the Actions List and it contains over 20 functions and snippets you can use in just a few keystrokes. Simply highlight your block of code and hit Ctrl,... Read more

17 October 2016

17 October 2016

SQL Clone beta launch – are ewe ready?

Sheep jokes aside, we’re excited to announce the launch of our SQL Clone beta, which will be released on 28 November. We’ve spent the best part of 2016 gathering requirements, getting a technical preview into the wild, and listening to feedback from the 1,500 people who signed up to the early access program. We’re... Read more

12 October 2016

12 October 2016

Join Redgate at PASS Summit

Redgate is a Silver Sponsor at this year’s PASS Summit and we have a number of exciting activities and events planned for the conference. Come to our Breakout Session Faster Provisioning with SQL Clone Database provisioning requests are the bane of many DBA’s working lives. Developers want to work with realistic data, DBAs want to... Read more

6 October 2016

6 October 2016

Developing the Redgate SQL Toolbelt

There have been a few changes recently in the way Redgate develops software. In a deliberate move to address ongoing requests and requirements from users, the product teams who develop each of the products have been joined by a team dedicated to developing the SQL Toolbelt. To find out what they do, how it affects... Read more

4 October 2016

4 October 2016

DLM Dashboard – the inside story

As a DevOps engineer at Redgate, I’m one of those responsible for keeping the systems going behind the scenes. That’s everything from the internal systems and databases to the infrastructure that keeps our websites up and running. As you might imagine, I don’t have a lot of free time, so if there’s a tool... Read more

21 September 2016

21 September 2016

Update on user account licensing

A few months ago, we told you about some upcoming changes to our licensing system to make using and managing our products a lot easier. Since then we’ve incorporated user account licensing into the latest versions of several Redgate products (SQL Compare, SQL Data Compare, SQL Source Control, SQL Data Generator, SQL Dependency Tracker, SQL Doc,... Read more