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Making the switch to SQL Monitor

Australia and New Zealand’s leading cloud account software provider Xero needed a cost-effective monitoring solution with better features and coverage. Read Xero’s story about how they switched from their old monitoring tool to Redgate’s SQL Monitor.


Recover SQL Server Resource Database

SQL Server Post Update Failure | Troubleshooting - In this tip we look at the steps to recover missing SQL Server mssqlsystemresource database files that cause SQL Server not to startup. This can occur when an update to SQL Server does not complete successfully therefore making these files absent from the folder where they need to reside.


How to Think Like the SQL Server Engine: Using Statistics to Build Query Plans

Every index has a matching statistic with the same name, and each statistic is a single 8KB page of metadata that describes the contents of your indexes. Stats have been around (and been mostly the same) for forever, so this is one of the places where SQL Server’s documentation really shines: Books Online has a ton of information about statistics. You honestly don’t need to know most of that – but if you wanna make a living performance tuning, there’s a ton of great stuff in there.


Large estate monitoring at BMW

Managing 100s of business-critical servers across multiple continents became a struggle for BMW. SQL Monitor provided a fast and powerful solution that allowed them to scale to their business needs. Availability has since increased to 100% and doubled the speed of delivery. Learn how here.


Redgate’s journey to DevOps

At Redgate, we research DevOps, write articles, whitepapers and other content about DevOps, and talk a lot about DevOps. We actively encourage our customers to introduce database DevOps too, using our portfolio of database development solutions. But here’s the thing. We don’t do it to sell software. We do it because we believe in it. Reda on to find out why.



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