Don’t Be Afraid of Database Preventive Maintenance

Jeff Garbus – CEO, Soaring Eagle Data Solutions The single most common problem I see when performing database health checks is a lack of preventive maintenance. There are a few prevalent reasons for this:– DBMS’ are frequently maintained by people other than experienced DBAs. This leads to problems due to lack of knowledge.– Owners (both […]

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Eagle Fact Thursday

Did you know that the Bald Eagle left the List the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife in the contiguous states on June 28, 2007? Source: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service https://fws.gov/story/2007-08/bald-eagle-leaves-endangered-species-list

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What is MS SQL? Exploring Microsoft SQL

MS SQL Server is a fabulous product, but it does need some care and attention. We have found that many companies in today’s mid-market tier have grown faster than expected. Thus, they were very worried about their application development and security, but haven’t had the time to tend to their database and Structured Query Language […]

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Eagle Fact Thursday

Bald eagles are automatically unique, because they’re the national bird in the United States. On top of that, they make the largest nest of any bird in North America. On average, bald eagles weigh somewhere between nine and twelve pounds, depending on if it’s a male or a female (the females tend to weigh a […]

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Eagle Fact Thursday

Fighting Eagles! Two bald eagles were caught on tape fighting outside a Seattle home, on Sunday May 1st. The altercation lasted five hours! While PAWS Wildlife Rehabilitation Manager Emily Meredith told KING 5 News that a dispute lasting this long is not uncommon, it becoming physical is. “Usually, the eagles do a lot of posturing […]

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Data Disruption

Usually, we use the term data corruption or attack to talk about data interruption issues. I am using the term Data Disruption to discuss a topic that may surprise you. Most data security issues are self-inflicted by the business’ employees.  At least 40 – 50% of system outages are caused by human error, which includes: […]

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