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Neil Davidson


Neil Davidson

Introducing Glimpse – Firebug for your server

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Here at Red Gate, we spend every waking hour trying to wow .NET and SQL developers with great products.  Every so often, though, we find something out in the wild which knocks our socks off by taking “ingeniously simple” to a whole new level.  That’s what a little community led by developers Nik Molnar and […]

6 September 2012 11:21 am by
Neil Davidson

Are you a failure? We might want to hire you

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Are you a failure? We might want to hire you. We fail at things for all sorts of reasons. We make dumb mistakes, say stupid things and embark on foolish ventures. But does failing at something – at many things, maybe – make us ‘failures’? On April 23rd 1910, Theodore Roosvelt gave a remarkable speech […]

8 August 2012 9:05 am by
Neil Davidson

To the cloud!

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In 1984, John Gage – the 21st employee of Sun microsystems – coined the phrase ‘the network is the computer’. In 1996, an article in Wired called this ‘a truism’. Now, in 2012, it finally looks like Gage’s vision might be coming true. A couple of weeks ago Amazon announced their ‘High I/O quadruple extra […]

6 August 2012 10:50 am by