Posts Categorized in Software development

At Redgate, we’re fascinated by software development and how to do it smarter, better and more intelligently. How do we reduce the burden of legacy code and technical debt, for example? How do we use test-driven development to make the code as robust as possible. How do we apply UX principles and skills to make the complicated software we develop intuitive to use?

17 March 2020

17 March 2020

A message from our CEO about COVID-19

As the impact of COVID-19 increases across the globe, I wanted to explain the steps we’re taking to ensure continuity of customer service during the coming weeks. We aim to maintain the level of service that our customers expect from Redgate, as well as ensure that we keep our people safe. Additionally, we want... Read more

24 December 2019

24 December 2019

Why the US Air Force believes in Santa

Just before Christmas in 1955, a telephone rang in the Combat Operations Center of Continental Air Defense Command. That one unexpected call was the beginning of a Christmas story that has been retold ever since. It’s time to tell it again because sometimes the story behind technology is as interesting as the technology itself.... Read more

8 November 2019

8 November 2019

How Redgate can support you and your community

As I’m sure you’ve already heard, Redgate recently celebrated 20 years of making ingeniously simple software, but did you know that we’ve also been supporting the Microsoft Data Platform community since 1999? Over the last 20 years, we’ve helped thousands of data professionals across the globe develop their skills, improve their technical knowledge, and... Read more

4 October 2019

4 October 2019

Whatever happened to Azure Explorer?

Some time ago, Redgate created the free Microsoft Azure storage tool, Azure Explorer. It’s a neat solution that lets users manage all of their Azure blobs in one place, reliably upload and download them through its responsive UI, transfer them between storage accounts, and easily search and filter blobs. While it sat outside Redgate’s... Read more

Learning from the Accelerate “Four Key Metrics”

There’s been a lot of excitement about the book Accelerate, which summarizes research from the past several years of the State of DevOps Report from DORA (which Redgate sponsors). Perhaps the most popular topic is the “four measures of software delivery performance”, sometimes called “Accelerate metrics” or simply the “four key metrics”. We’ve started... Read more

19 June 2019

19 June 2019

Level Up 2019, Redgate’s Internal Tech Conference

On Tuesday 19th March 2019, Redgate held our second annual internal product development conference, Level Up 2019. The conference took place at the Imperial War Museum Duxford, and involved 120 Redgaters coming together to share skills, knowledge, and ideas with their colleagues. At Redgate, learning and development is important to us. We believe encouraging... Read more