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Clustered vs. Nonclustered Database Indexes | Don’t Drink the Kool-Aid

Editor’s Note:  “Don’t Drink the Kool-Aid” which was originally published at https://logicalread.com/dont-drink-kool-aid/#.Wud159PwZTZ.  The published article discusses the truth and falacies of Clustered as opposed to nonclustered database indexes. Soaring Eagle Advice Column By: Jeff Garbus Don’t believe everything you read on the web about clustered vs. nonclustered database indexes. I suspect almost every reader of this article […]

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Medical Data: One Of The Hottest Commodities On The Dark Web

We’ve all heard of the dark Web. Parallel to the Internet we all know and love, the dark Web operates much like the black market – it’s almost impossible to trace its participants, making it a breeding ground for criminal activity and underground sales. But what exactly is the dark Web? The dark Web is […]

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Hiring Remote Database Provider

Remote Database Provider – 5 Questions to Ask

Soaring Eagle Advice Column If you’re looking for a managed or a remote database provider, you need to know what makes one different from another. What questions should you ask before making a hiring decision? Below are general guidelines that will help you choose the best remote database provider for your business. That said, always […]

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High Heels and Women in IT

Women, leadership and what we bring to the table that men cannot. I think that men and women are built differently, and that’s a good thing. Differences in gender, race, religion, and lifestyle means that each individual can be seen in a unique way.  This is especially true of Women in IT. Although some women […]

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SQL Programming Mistakes

3 Common SQL Programming Mistakes – And How To Avoid Them

When you work with mid- to large-size tables, creating the right SQL statement and optimizing tables and queries for the best performance is a must. Avoid these SQL programming pitfalls and you will be on your way to designing a fast, efficient database for any size business. 1. Absence of Primary Keys Having a primary […]

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SQL Server Administration Tips

Avoid Database Problems With These SQL Server Administration Tips

Did you know that postponing SQL Server administration tasks can lead to serious and complex database problems? Do not forget to carry out these often-neglected maintenance items and help your SQL Server systems run smoothly. Establish Version Consistency SQL Server Administrators should keep their software versions standardized. While the causes may seem trivial, the consequences […]

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GDPR -Are You Ready?

Security and protection of personal information (PI) is all the rage today, and the EU has launched legislation called the GDPR to do something about it. You can’t scroll through Facebook or watch the news without seeing something about the latest data breach. The days are numbered before the U.S. joins the European Union in […]

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The Scapegoating of Facebook

The Scapegoating of Facebook

Soaring Eagle Advice Column I feel like I have stayed quiet for too long. If you are my close friend, you have heard this rant a dozen times. But I have kept my pen (keyboard) quiet on this issue, and I feel as though it is time to speak out. Facebook is being scapegoated. Why? […]

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Why Small Businesses Are Prime Targets For Ransomware Attacks

Small businesses used to be safer from ransomware attacks, and other cyber attacks. They move less data and have fewer customers, making them lower priority on the cyber attack scale. Unfortunately, over the last several years, small businesses have come under increasing attack from ransomware and other key cybersecurity problems. As a small business owner, […]

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