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What Does SQL Server AlwaysOn Mean?

AlwaysOn is an integrated high-availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) solution that provides redundancy within a data center. It allows fast application failover during both scheduled and unplanned downtime. AlwaysOn provides failover cluster instances, multiple secondary, active secondary, and connection director features. It is an excellent feature in SQL Server 2012 and 2014 Enterprise edition. […]

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How to Prevent Server Downtime

What can you do to keep your systems up and running consistently? How can you ensure business continuity? For many companies, a server crash means extended downtime, high stress, lost business opportunities, and idle employees. A server might crash for many reasons. However, you should still take preventive measures to ensure it does not happen. […]

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24/7 Support on Black Friday & Cyber Monday

If you have been keeping up with our series on e-commerce for Cyber Monday and Black Friday, you are almost ready to face the most challenging days of the year for apps and websites. Almost? Yes, there is still one key element missing: 24/7 support. If you want to stand out and become a customer-centric […]

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Minimize Shopping Cart Abandonment With These Recommendations

Reports state that a stunningly 75% of shopping carts are abandoned without further explanation. What makes a customer leave an online store after filling a shopping cart? In this article, we will discuss the most common reasons why customers leave without completing a purchase and how to improve their experience to close more sales. No […]

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Common User Complaints About Websites and Apps During Black Friday

According to a recent study by Shopify on holiday shopping, this year’s sales will peak during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Industry-wide data shows year-over-year growth across the board: Thanksgiving up 18.3% Black Friday up 16.9% Small Business Saturday up 10.8% Cyber Monday up 16.8% With this impressive surge in sales, your website and apps […]

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How to Prevent Your App From Failing on Black Friday

As we approach another holiday season, it is of utmost importance to get your apps ready. Now’s the time to protect them from software crashes and performance problems such as slow loading pages, broken checkout flows, and outages. The National Retail Federation expects an 11% increase in holiday shopping and even more during Black Friday. […]

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What Causes E-Commerce Site Slowdowns on Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday, the online take on Black Friday, takes place the Monday after Thanksgiving with incredible deals going on online. For online retailers, Cyber Monday represents the highest grossing sale day of the year. Having a slow e-commerce site, even for a few minutes, can cost millions of dollars. Not long ago, it took eight […]

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What Is Server Consolidation and When Is It Necessary?

According to Gartner, server consolidation poses considerable benefits even though it is ill-defined and immature. Companies should take a step-by-step approach to reap the considerable benefits accrued by the different types of consolidation. Server consolidation is an option widely used to maximize the effective use of server resources to decrease the number of servers required […]

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Bad Rabbit Ransomware: What is it and how is it different from previous attacks?

We already suffered two large-scale ransomware attacks —  the infamous WannaCry and ExPetr (also called Petya and NotPetya), before we were hit by a new malware known as Bad Rabbit Ransomware. How is Bad Rabbit Ransomware Different From Previous Attacks? Rather than attacking a weakness in the computer’s security, Bad Rabbit prompts users to download […]

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What Does An IT Consultant Do?

An Information Technology (IT) consultant understands everything there is to know about computer networks and systems. They can run a one-person operation or work in-company to advise business executives on how to make the most out of their network systems. As not all projects entail the same tasks, not all networks use the same operating […]

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The Most Common Causes of Database Failure

At Soaring Eagle, we know that all organizations use databases for nearly every operation, ranging from CRM to sales and marketing. Therefore, when there is a failure in the database, the company risks losing mission-critical data that can cost the entire business. There are generally three common causes of database failure. Let’s look at each […]

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