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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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What Does a Database Administrator Do?

A database administrator, also known as a DBA, is the person responsible for the integrity of data within a company. To say it in a few words, a DBA is in charge of ensuring that the data in the application tier is performant, recoverable, and secure. As companies get bigger and their data soars, the […]

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5 Tips To Stay Safe on Public Wi-Fi Networks

From airports to libraries and hotels, public Wi-Fi networks are practically everywhere. As innocent as they may seem, they can be a hacker’s paradise. These tips will help you surf safely on any device and avoid any identity-theft or data-loss nightmare. Keep Your Antivirus Updated First and foremost, take some time to keep your antivirus […]

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What’s the Difference Between Purging, Deleting and Archiving in a Database?

If you’ve worked with databases for a while, you probably have heard of purging, archiving, and deleting data. Although some of the terms are used interchangeably, there are enormous differences between them. Archiving Database archiving is the process of moving historical data from production environments to an archive environment, freeing up IT storage space and […]

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7 Things To Consider Before Moving To The Cloud

Your company has started the move to the cloud, but you’re not yet fully cloud-native. As your business grows and adapts, you’ll discover that there are several processes that will help make that transition easier. If you’re ready to become cloud-native, make sure you’re implementing these key pieces of your plan to ensure that you’ll […]

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Do You Want Your Clothing to Track You?

Do You Want Your Clothing to Track You? Tommy Hilfiger is considering putting tracking chips in your clothing. Tracking where and when you wear their clothes so that they can reward you for brand loyalty It sounds like a clever and fun way to for your company to connect with your target consumer and maybe […]

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