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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4 Database Management Musts For 2019

2018 was a year full of valuable lessons. Businesses learned even more about cybersecurity, privacy, and innovation. In 2019, companies should use all the information they have discovered and take action towards improvements, starting with their databases. Databases are the most crucial element in overcoming similar issues in the coming year. Many things could happen, […]

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Prepare For SQL Server And Windows Server 2008 End Of Support

End of support is coming for two commonly deployed server products: SQL Server and Windows Server 2008. Now is the perfect time to upgrade, modernize, and transform to current versions of SQL Server and Windows Server for more protection, better performance, and innovation. What Does The End Of Support Mean? End of support means the […]

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What to Do After a Data Breach?

Unfortunately, incidents in which sensitive and confidential data has been accessed are getting common. Terms that were unheard of a few years ago, such as data breaches, cybersecurity, and infosec, are now common currency. There is no formula to prevent a data breach. The most reasonable means for preventing data breaches involve conducting ongoing vulnerability […]

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Why Multi-Factor Authentication is Important for Your Business

Multi-factor authentication is a method to grant access to users who successfully provide at least two different pieces of evidence to an authentication mechanism. Cybersecurity As it’s widely known, cyber attacks have soared dramatically during the past few years. Hackers are determined to find weaknesses and breaches in the defenses to then reap the rewards. […]

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3 Issues to Anticipate With High-Volume Demand

At any given moment, your website can get a huge wave of traffic and customers. If you have a robust data architecture in place, it will guarantee that that moment will be a cause for a celebration and not a concern. This year’s holiday season is supposed to be one of the busiest on record. […]

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What Does SQL Server AlwaysOn Mean?

AlwaysOn is an integrated high-availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) solution that provides redundancy within a data center. It allows fast application failover during both scheduled and unplanned downtime. AlwaysOn provides failover cluster instances, multiple secondary, active secondary, and connection director features. It is an excellent feature in SQL Server 2012 and 2014 Enterprise edition.AlwaysOn […]

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How to Prevent Server Downtime

What can you do to keep your systems up and running consistently? How can you ensure business continuity? For many companies, a server crash means extended downtime, high stress, lost business opportunities, and idle employees. A server might crash for many reasons. However, you should still take preventive measures to ensure it does not happen. […]

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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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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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