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Data Loss Tolerance

Penny Garbus, President of Soaring Eagle Consulting Author of:  Mining New Gold May 2021 will probably be known for a couple of news stories but one that affected our daily lives was the shut down of the Colonial Pipeline and how it frightened people so badly that they felt they needed to collect gas in […]

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Capacity Planning with SQL Governor

In this series of blogposts, Jani Savolainen, Founder & CTO of SQL Governor describes how to carry out a successful capacity planning project on existing SQL Server failover cluster instances environment with the SQL Governor software. To spice it up, this step-by-step blog series will address a scenario where the server hardware is planned to […]

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Soaring Eagle & SQL Governor are here to save you money!

Soaring Eagle Database Consulting Inc. and SQL Governor are announcing a partnership to help companies save money SQL Governor®  helps companies to modernize their data platforms, ease migration to the cloud, and reduce their SQL costs and carbon footprint. SQL Governor® capacity optimization and performance optimization solution is ideal for planning the data platform renewal, in […]

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Components of Data Protection

Penny Garbus, President Data protection has many facets. First there are hardware structures, software, and procedural processes. Then you have defensive maneuver strategies that you complete through Audit Penetration tests and Phishing tests. You need all the different layers from many types of software and hardware firewalls, SSL certificates, then layers of security monitoring software […]

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HOW TO RUN AN ORGANIZATION AS A PARTNER OF YOUR CUSTOMERS AND NOT A VENDOR

Customers or Partners?

Penny Garbus, President At this moment I must brag about my team. The first and utmost way to become a vital arm for a customer’s organization is to act like they are the most important people or company now. I know old fashioned people to people relationship building seems to be out of style but […]

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It could happen to you

This Could Happen To You

It has been said, “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.”  So, I guess we should be flattered at Soaring Eagle. At Soaring Eagle, we have been minding our own business, trying to maintain stability and maybe dare I say grow during this COVID Economy. Then one day we get a call. The call was […]

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HOW TO KEEP YOUR DATA OUT OF VENDOR JAIL

Soaring Eagle Advice Column: Controlling Your Data

By Penny Garbus, President Soaring Eagle I have a pet peeve that I share in my “Mining new Gold,” that is you really need to make sure as a business leader you need to be in charge of your DATA. This is not limited to the records, this includes application code, database schema, data, and […]

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Who Are You Anyway?

There is a lot of phishing for your information going on in the world. There are email campaigns, Facebook, and LinkedIn Campaigns going right now. Some are very sophisticated. They will post a job position on the LinkedIn Board, invite you to a meeting through something like Google Hangouts, and perform an “Interview” through the meeting media. They will use emails and names that you cannot locate again.

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How to Grow a Team from 1 to 100

How to Grow a Team from 1 to 100

By Penny Garbus, President Soaring Eagle Yesterday it felt like we were two people hacking away at a software product, while selling, consulting and doing the bookkeeping. Today we are getting ready to hire a few people a month and grow our staff quickly. How the heck do we get ready for all these people […]

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