When Is An Index Redundant?

Jeff Garbus – CEO Soaring Eagle Consulting Recently I was called into a shop that had a 4 terabyte database, who claimed they didn’t have anywhere near that much data. Upon investigation, they were correct. They had about 100 gigs of data, and about 3.9 TB of indexes.Is this too much? Well, in order to […]

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Backup Frequency

Jeff Garbus – CEO Soaring Eagle Consulting A backup strategy is NOT a technical decision, it is the result of applying technical expertise to business decisions regarding RPO (Recovery Point Objective) and RTO (Recovery Time Objective). For example, if you are backing up a 5T database, it doesn’t really matter if you are backing up […]

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WHY BUSINESSES SELF-INSURE AGAINST RANSOMWARE

Penny Garbus, President Soaring Eagle Consulting. This statement does not mean that businesses are not acquiring ransomware insurance rather that the insurance isn’t always enough, and they decide to not make the full precautions to keep from paying the ransomware. Not making a decision is in itself a decision to self-insure. First, I would like […]

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