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Eagle Fact Thursday

Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act The bald eagle is protected by the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act even though it has been delisted under the Endangered Species Act. This law, originally passed in 1940, provides for the protection of the bald eagle and the golden eagle (as amended in 1962) by prohibiting the […]

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What Are The Effects Of Not Maintaining Your Data Environment?

Preventative Maintenance Ensure your DR, Performance, and Data Integrity Failure to backup properly will negatively affect: Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) Could prevent the ability to recover at all! Maintenance Why perform Index Maintenance? Balancing indexes improves seek and update time. Unbalanced indexes, especially when updating, can cause locking, deadlocking, and IO […]

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Database Administration for the Finance Industry

Common Concerns PCI Compliance – Constant Audit and P.I. issues Transactions measured in microseconds – Application speed is critical to core functionality and profitability 3rd Party Software – Numerous apps that you have minimal control over Case Study Financial Services Firm With over $1 Trillion in Assets A query *MUST RUN* weekly took over 48 […]

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Eagle Fact Thursday

Bald eagle nests are generally 4-5 feet wide and 2-4 feet deep, although the nesting pair will add nesting material to the nest every year. Some eagle nests stay small, but some can reach 10 feet across and weigh a thousand pounds! The largest recorded bald eagle nest, located in St. Petersburg, Florida, was 9.5 […]

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Local Hospital With Overworked Staff

Evaluate Health of Environment Install proper diagnosis tools Address and resolve Root Cause performance issues Address and implement ‘Best Practices” Improve Immediate and Future Performance Adjust indexes and queries for performance Tune entire environment Reduce errors Consolidate servers to reduce workload and save HUGE $$$$ on licensing costs Ready to Augment Your Team? We’re ready […]

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Eagle Fact Thursday

An eagle has 1 million cones per mm² on its retina, as compared to the human eye which only has 200,000 cones per mm². This is the reason why eagles have such better eye sight than humans. Source: https://facts.net/eagle-facts/

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How is Supporting a HIPAA Compliant Environment Different?

HIPAA Requirements YOU MUST KEEP STRONGER NOTES You WILL Get AUDITED -> Be Prepared Mask ALL data Track all updates and who made the changes Data is a precious thing and will last longer than the systems themselves. Tim Berners-Lee -> Inventor of the Internet PROTECT YOUR DATA Constant security checks Roles are assigned and […]

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Eagle Fact Thursday

Eagles, of which there are 60 species, are part of the Accipitridae family of birds. Other members of Accipitridae are hawks, kites, and harriers. Source: https://chipperbirds.com/facts-about-eagles/

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Three Things to Protect Your Data Layer

Backup Everything And we mean EVERYTHING 01 – The Database 02 – Application Code 03 – PEOPLE! Especially those with DR and Restore capabilities Roles and Rules This one can be hard if you don’t have experience Limited Access to Production Servers – ONLY the most trusted and reliable No Changes without Q/A procedures – […]

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Eagle Fact Thursday

Did you know that the Bald Eagle left the List the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife in the contiguous states on June 28, 2007? Source: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service https://fws.gov/story/2007-08/bald-eagle-leaves-endangered-species-list

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