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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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How Small Business Can Protect Themselves From Data Breaches

Cybersecurity is a considerable concern for small businesses, especially given that 58% of data breaches victims fall in the small business category. Cybersecurity Statistics for Small Business 43 percent of small business were victims of a cyber attack. 14 percent of respondents consider their capacity to reduce vulnerabilities, risks, and attacks as entirely effective. 60 […]

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AI Databases: What You Need to Know

Like all other areas of the industry, artificial intelligence is having a massive impact on database management. Major players, such as  Microsoft and Oracle, are using AI to monitor database workload patterns and apply automatic tuning continuously. Now’s the time to leverage this unique opportunity to make AI part of a Database Management solution to […]

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What Is A Database Management System?

A DBMS (database management system) is essentially a computerized data-keeping system. It is a system software used for creating and managing databases. The DBMS provides users with a systematic way to generate, recover, update and manage data. Types of Database Management Systems The most common database models and their management systems include: Relational database management […]

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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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