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How Do Data Breaches Happen?

A data breach is a severe problem nowadays due to the proliferation of viruses and various types of computer frauds that are continually appearing. These problems arise because some companies do not control what their users do on the Internet and how they use companies’ devices. Employees’ Hazardous Behavior Affects Safety Cisco carried out a […]

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What To Do With Out-of-Date SQL Servers

As we reach the end of the extended support phase for Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 (July 8, 2019, for SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 and January 14, 2020, for Windows Server 2008/2008),  we will essentially be running those machines at our own risk. Even though this is just not good news […]

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How to Plan for Server Migration

If you need to upgrade your Windows server, you need to keep in mind it is not a simple process, and it requires thorough planning. There are many things to consider and steps to follow for the migration to run smoothly. Before you begin, take a look at these steps to help you along the […]

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4 Database Management Musts For 2019

2018 was a year full of valuable lessons. Businesses learned even more about cybersecurity, privacy, and innovation. In 2019, companies should use all the information they have discovered and take action towards improvements, starting with their databases. Databases are the most crucial element in overcoming similar issues in the coming year. Many things could happen, […]

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Prepare For SQL Server And Windows Server 2008 End Of Support

End of support is coming for two commonly deployed server products: SQL Server and Windows Server 2008. Now is the perfect time to upgrade, modernize, and transform to current versions of SQL Server and Windows Server for more protection, better performance, and innovation. What Does The End Of Support Mean? End of support means the […]

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What to Do After a Data Breach?

Unfortunately, incidents in which sensitive and confidential data has been accessed are getting common. Terms that were unheard of a few years ago, such as data breaches, cybersecurity, and infosec, are now common currency. There is no formula to prevent a data breach. The most reasonable means for preventing data breaches involve conducting ongoing vulnerability […]

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Top 5 Cloud Service Providers For Businesses in 2018

Simply put, cloud computing is the delivery of servers, storage, databases, networking, software, analytics, intelligence and more over the Internet. As companies typically pay only for the services used, operating costs are lower, and infrastructure runs more efficiently. Cloud computing offers faster innovation, flexible resources, and economies of scale. Nowadays, many companies offer a portion […]

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Why Multi-Factor Authentication is Important for Your Business

Multi-factor authentication is a method to grant access to users who successfully provide at least two different pieces of evidence to an authentication mechanism. Cybersecurity As it’s widely known, cyber attacks have soared dramatically during the past few years. Hackers are determined to find weaknesses and breaches in the defenses to then reap the rewards. […]

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Making Alexa Your Shopping Assistant During the Holiday Season

Alexa, Amazon’s voice-controlled assistant, will be offering exclusive deals to its Prime members on Cyber Monday. Just by asking “Alexa, what are your deals?”, the U.S. e-commerce giant announced that the voice assistant would respond with secret tips and deals. What is Alexa Voice Shopping? Alexa Voice Shopping is an Amazon service that allows customers […]

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3 Issues to Anticipate With High-Volume Demand

At any given moment, your website can get a huge wave of traffic and customers. If you have a robust data architecture in place, it will guarantee that that moment will be a cause for a celebration and not a concern. This year’s holiday season is supposed to be one of the busiest on record. […]

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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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