14 May 2018

14 May 2018

Product Marketing at Redgate

When talking to friends, family, or even sometimes colleagues, I often get a questioning look when I say I work in Product Marketing. Sure, most people roughly know what Marketing is, but then what’s the ‘product’ bit? Well, I thought I’d make it easier to answer this question by starting a series of blog... Read more

Welcome to Redgate tools for SQL Operations Studio

The Preview release of Microsoft’s SQL Operations Studio marks a big change in database development. Following on from the ability to run SQL Server 2017 on Linux, it makes the promise of cross-platform SQL Server development a reality. Built on top of Visual Studio Code, SQL Operations Studio is a free lightweight tool for... Read more

23 April 2018

23 April 2018

5 ways to increase productivity in cross-functional dev teams

With the craze over building Single Page Applications (SPAs), companies have joined the movement and hired armies of front-end engineers with/without experience in back-end technologies. To accommodate the new talent, many of these companies have built cross-functional teams. Simply put, it’s a team of front-end, back-end engineers, and other disciplines working together to deliver... Read more

2 April 2018

2 April 2018

5 challenges to scaling DevOps at enterprise level

Deciding that your organization needs to kick-start its future growth plans with a digital transformation initiative is as exciting as it is daunting. No matter what your industry – financial services, insurance, media, retail, travel – disruption is here and more is coming, and you know you must respond. Digital transformation means a wholesale... Read more

12 March 2018

12 March 2018

Thinking about microservices? You need DevOps first

With the rise of new virtualization technologies using containers, people are starting to think more and more about using microservices in their organizations. They’ve been getting a lot of attention and companies like Netflix, Amazon, Uber, and Spotify have attributed some of their recent success to using them. Every day, these companies use hundreds... Read more

8 March 2018

8 March 2018

Redgate’s support for Azure SQL Database Managed Instances

Today Microsoft released the public preview of Azure SQL Database Managed Instances – an exciting new option for running SQL Server workloads in the cloud. I’m pleased to say that initial support for this new offering is already available across the development tools in Redgate’s SQL Toolbelt, as well as in SQL Monitor. This... Read more