How To Manage Data Breaches Under GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the framework that requires businesses to protect the personal data and privacy of European Union citizens, is now in full force. However, some reports state that up to 60 percent of businesses are still not prepared to comply, mostly because of challenges understanding data privacy and how to correctly […]

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How Network Segmentation Improves Security

Although network segmentation hasn’t always been the most popular strategy, it is an effective and powerful deterrent for hackers. It is now being deployed as part of a defense-in-depth approach and a fundamental component of cybersecurity. Let’s take a look at what network segmentation means and some of the pros of taking on this project. […]

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How to Turn Data into Business Insight

In today’s data-driven world, available data sources grow day after day. For some, this might be a good thing, but for many companies, it brings up a lot of challenges to deal with. Lack of definition when it comes to data volumes is generally one of the main issues. Businesses are already drowning in data, […]

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How to Master Database Design

How to Master Database Design

During database design, there are a few simple rules that can save you a lot of time and headaches down the road. Check out these tips that we have developed in our years of hands-on experience: Use Naming Conventions Many developers and admins might not deem name conventions as important during the design phase. But […]

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SQL Server Administration Tips

Avoid Database Problems With These SQL Server Administration Tips

Did you know that postponing SQL Server administration tasks can lead to serious and complex database problems? Do not forget to carry out these often-neglected maintenance items and help your SQL Server systems run smoothly. Establish Version Consistency Database administrators should keep their software versions standardized. While the causes may seem trivial, the consequences can […]

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Are You Ready For GDPR

Are You Ready For GDPR?

Security and protection of personal information (PI) is all the rage today. You can’t scroll through Facebook or watch the news without seeing something about the latest data breach. The days are numbered before the U.S. joins the European Union in their General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In the EU, PI data not only includes name, […]

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How to Explain Database Management to Your Boss

How to Explain Database Management to Your Boss

Let’s face it. Your boss’ priorities might be different than yours. While you can geek out for hours on database management, your boss might have a harder time understanding its value. Or, he/she might be all for it but hasn’t completely grasped why database management is such a crucial component of your business. In this […]

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database consulting services

What Does a Database Consultant Do?

There are many things business leaders do not want to hear from their employees. By far, “no” and “I don’t know” take the first place award. A close runner-up, for us in the database consulting services business is: “We have a database issue”. Those five words keep us up at night, I kid you not. […]

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Sybase Performance Tuning Tips

Sybase Performance Tuning Tips

Congratulations! You’re an entrepreneur and your business has been running smoothly for a while now. You work around the clock and are proud of your achievements. With every milestone, you get a longer list of clients. And with a longer list of clients, you get an expanding database. As a result, you figured that using […]

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