Friends of Redgate

Join our community of Microsoft Data Platform experts

Are you passionate about sharing your knowledge and supporting the Microsoft Data Platform community? Do you use and love Redgate tools? Then, you could be a perfect fit for the Friends of Redgate program.

The Friends of Redgate program is an exclusive group of influential and active community members, such as popular blog writers, speakers, consultants, as well as Microsoft Data Platform MVPs.

We help our Friends to support the community by providing opportunities to collaborate on content such as articles, webinars and speaking sessions. We also connect them with our development teams, so they can get the inside scoop on our products and share their insights and ideas.

As a Friend of Redgate, we’ll work with you to:

  • Write articles for the Redgate Hub and external media
  • Present sessions at events and produce webinars
  • Build and develop Redgate’s tools
  • Help the community to solve problems

Plus, you’ll get:

  • Free licenses of Redgate’s tools (for personal use only)
  • Invites to exclusive gatherings and events
  • Regular updates on upcoming Redgate releases
  • Support and guidance from the Redgate team

Traits of awesome Friends

We’re looking for Friends who can support us throughout the year with the following activities:

  • Participating in at least one research call with the development team
  • Working with us to produce content for the Microsoft Data Platform community (for example articles, blogs, webinars, webinar panels, or speaking sessions)
  • Completing the annual State of Database DevOps Survey
  • Spreading the word about Redgate on social media, in speaking sessions or through personal blogs

We understand that you are busy with your other commitments, so we’ll make it as easy as possible for you to get involved.

Interested in joining the program?

Applications for the Friends of Redgate Program are currently closed. If you’re interested in joining the 2022 waiting list, please email To find out more about what’s like to be a Friend of Redgate, read our blog post.

Who are the Friends of Redgate?

Our Friends are all experts on the Microsoft Data Platform, know Redgate and our tools, and share our commitment to the community.

Over the last 20 years, our Friends have worked with us to create a whole host of learning content, solve problems on the forums, and develop even better software for our users. Their recommendations have also enabled us to reach and help more data professionals across the world.

The Friends of Redgate are an integral part of the Redgate team; generously sharing their time, expertise and insights with us. We’re hugely grateful for all their support and look forward to collaborating with the group, and helping them in any way we can, for many years to come.

Louise Domeisen, Friends of Redgate Program Manager

A few of our Friends of Redgate

Pinal Dave

Troy Hunt


Bob Walker

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