A new addition to the Deployment Suite for Oracle: Source Control for Oracle

Have you heard the news?

Soon there will be a new addition to the Redgate’s Deployment Suite for Oracle. The Source Control for Oracle is coming to be a part of it.

So far the Deployment suite has the capabilities of comparing schemas, data and creating schema deployment scripts, but very soon the new member of the

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My laptop is faster than SQL Azure, latency part 3

Some time back a former colleague of mine posted a blog about the poor performance of SQL Azure databases.

At the time the blog post created a big splash, and quite a few people were debating it and were unhappy about it.

The reality is that things have not changed much since then (the original blog post

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Connecting to SQL Server, latency and circles

Recently I wrote about the SQL Server workloads big picture, and now I would like to dig a bit more.

So, what really happens when an .NET application tries to carry out a workload on SQL Server and what consumes time during this process?

Let’s look at the following scenario: we have an application which connects to

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