Tag Archives: SQL Clone

Powershell and Data Masking with SQL Provision

Just a quick post here after the PASS Marathon Webinar during which I talked about the GDPR effects around the world. In the talk, I demo’d SQL Provision, which is SQL Clone + Data Masker for SQL Server. Someone asked … Continue reading

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Virtual Data

Yesterday I republished an editorial from 2014 for the holiday. The topic was production subsets of data, which has been something that many data professionals have struggled with for years. Many of us have built scripts to delete, change, obfuscate, or alter … Continue reading

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My Second Pester Test

I should write about my first one, but I just copied Rob’s test, so that’s not so exciting. Instead, I decided to take his advice and write some code, then decide how I test it. This isn’t really TDD, but … Continue reading

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Automating SQL Clone Creation with PoSh

I think SQL Clone is one of the game changing products from Redgate. This product really fits into a DevOps mindset, allowing me to quickly and easily build (and rebuild) a dev database. While the agent web pages make this … Continue reading

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SQL Clone Server Service Permissions

SQL Clone is amazing, and it can really save time and disk space for many organizations. I’ve got a series posted here on various little things I’ve learned about the product. There are also a number of articles on the … Continue reading

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SQL Clone, Redgate Licensing, and Cookies

SQL Clone is amazing, and it can really save time and disk space for many organizations. I’ve got a series posted here on various little things I’ve learned about the product. There are also a number of articles on the … Continue reading

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Still time to enter the SQL Clone contest

You could win an Amazon Echo from Redgate. Our contest is still open for a few days, so post a comment on my blog and take your chances. I’ll be picking from the comments next week.

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What’s Next for SQL Clone?

I think SQL Clone is a useful, handy product. It’s what I’ve needed in a number of organizations, or it’s what would have saved us (literally), $100,000s of dollars by avoiding larger SANs with snapshot technology. At one company, we … Continue reading

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Looking Back at the SQL Clone Launch(es)

Yesterday was the SQL Clone launch livestream from the Redgate office in Cambridge, UK. I flew over on Monday, along with Grant Fritchey, to help broadcast a few sessions about the product. I’ve been excited to see SQL Clone for … Continue reading

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Launching Products

Over the years I’ve seen a lot of products launched. I still remember the fanfare around Windows 95, and the efforts to make this an event of sorts, back when virtual events didn’t make sense. There have been a few … Continue reading

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