Redgate SQL Clone beta brings the thinking behind Dolly the sheep to the database

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Redgate has launched the beta of the new database cloning tool, SQL Clone, which resolves a long-standing issue in software development, where developers need up-to-date copies of production databases. The release marks a step-change in database provisioning by enabling databases to be cloned in seconds while saving up to 99% of disk space.

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Redgate showcases new database cloning tool at PASS Summit

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Redgate will demonstrate a ground-breaking new database cloning tool at the 2016 PASS Summit. SQL Clone allows copies of databases to be created instantly while saving up to 99% of disk space. The latest product developed by Redgate for the Microsoft data platform, it promises to revolutionize the way development teams work with databases.

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SQL Monitor now makes diagnosing SQL Server problems even easier

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The latest version of SQL Monitor, Redgate’s popular SQL Server monitoring tool, now lets users analyze SQL Server problems faster and easier – and gives them the ability to view query execution plans. Its new interactive interface helps users identify problems, establish why they occurred, and provides guidance on how to fix them.

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Redgate launches ingenious migration tool for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

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Redgate has complimented its portfolio of SQL Server development tools and moved into the cloud with the preview release of a new tool for migrating databases to Azure SQL Data Warehouse. Data Platform Studio reduces the time-frame involved from days to hours and gives companies an easy route to explore Azure.

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Redgate acquires NoSQL company, 3T Software

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In a move that reflects the way the software business is evolving to meet new challenges, Redgate has acquired 3T Software Labs, the makers of the incredibly popular MongoChef. The acquisition is a natural extension of Redgate’s business in a changing market, and evidence of a new convergence between SQL and NoSQL.

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Teamwork is the key to developing SQL Source Control as well as using it

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The long-awaited release of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 2016 is approaching, bringing with it a more modern look and feel, more features, and more advantages for users. Redgate Software has been working closely with Microsoft to make sure the latest version of SQL Source Control supports SSMS 2016 from launch day.

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Redgate releases community editions of its MySQL tools

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In a move reflecting the increasing acceptance and adoption of open source software and the principles behind it, Redgate Software has released community editions of its MySQL database tools. Alongside the paid-for enterprise editions, MySQL Compare and MySQL Data Compare are now available free for non-commercial use.

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Are databases part of Agile? The new partnership between Redgate and DevOpsGuys points the way

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DevOpsGuys, the Cardiff-based company that builds, deploys, and manages enterprise-scale web applications for blue-chip companies and the public sector, has become Redgate’s first UK Certified Partner. The move brings advantages for both businesses, with DevOpsGuys given the support and expertise to enable them to include the database in Agile processes like continuous delivery.

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SQL Source Control improves support for Git users

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The industry standard tool for SQL Server version control now features improved Git integration, making it even easier to use. SQL Source Control v4.1 has just been released and allows users to commit to a local Git repository, and push and pull from remote Git repositories from within SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS).

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