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How Data Management Software Can Improve the Work-Life Balance for Your Employees

Striking that perfect work-life balance has always been a challenge for American companies. Hectic schedules and workplace pressure cause personal lives to suffer. Work-life balance could mean something different to every individual; However, there is software that could help you find the balance that’s right for you and your business. Data Management Software Data management […]

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What is Preventative Database Maintenance?

Preventive database maintenance refers to critical tasks which are time and resource consuming, but essential for the health of your system, which includes both index rebuilds and database consistency verification. The purpose of a successful preventive maintenance schedule is to set consistent practices designed to enhance the performance and safety of the equipment at your […]

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Advantages of Remote Database Management

Most entrepreneurs who operate small businesses know how important information is in our digital age. Therefore, it is necessary to take the required steps to make sure their businesses have a reliable database. In order to reduce operating costs and improve efficiency, some companies consider outsourcing database functions to a vendor. Read on to find […]

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What is Database Mirroring?

Database mirroring is a configuration where two or three database servers are located, run on separate computers, and cooperate to keep copies of the database and log file of transactions. Both the primary server and the mirror server keep a copy of the database and the transaction log, while the third server, called a witness, […]

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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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The Goals of Data Governance

In our previous blog post, we discussed data governance and when it is needed (or not). Today, we’ re going to delve in deeper on the goals of data governance.   Data Governance Goals Every structured system helps us organize how we think and communicate about complicated or ambiguous concepts. The use of a formal […]

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What is Data Governance? How Will it Help?

Data governance is the management of the availability, integrity, usability, and security of the data used in a company. A good data governance program includes a set of defined procedures and a plan to execute those procedures. The initial step in the implementation of a data governance program involves defining the owners of the company’s […]

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