Is Your Database Healthy?

Whether your company runs on Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM Db2, MySQL, IBM Informix, PostgreSQL, or MongoDB, your database is a complex machine that relies on maintenance to function well. A health check is essential to identify problematic sections so you can enhance your database in the areas that aren’t operating at their fullest potential. […]

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What is a Relational Database Management System?

A relational database is based on the relational model of data, which organizes data into one or more tables of rows and columns, with a unique key for each row. Generally, each entity type described in a database has its own table with the rows representing instances of that type of entity and the columns […]

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What is the Difference Between Personal and Sensitive Data?

Now that the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is in effect, you’ve probably heard how the GDPR defines personal data and that it includes a sub-category of sensitive personal data, which comes with its own requirements. If you haven’t, this blog post will reveal everything you need to know in a simple and easy-to-understand way. […]

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Benefits of Outsourcing Database Administration

If you are looking for supplemental expertise for the maintenance and support of operational databases, then remote database administration (or database outsourcing) may be what you are looking for, especially outside of normal business hours (24×7). A remote database service provider controls the operations of an organization’s database and makes sure that critical parameters are […]

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How To Increase Database Efficiency

The overall performance of a database depends largely on its efficiency. Many factors can affect efficiency, including how indexes are used, how queries are structured, and how data is modeled. Consequently, making small tweaks to any of these elements can have a significant impact. This database performance guide will review the basics to help make […]

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