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January 10, 2024

Efficient SQL Server Backup Compression: Strategies for Data Protection 

A strong data security strategy requires constant iteration and improvement. Adopting efficient SQL Server Backup Compression strategies can elevate data protection. Discover techniques that can fortify your data against potential threats and streamline the backup processes for optimal efficiency.  SQL Server environments are diverse, each with their own set of nuances that impact both security and performance. While efficient backup
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November 1, 2023

Scaling Your NoSQL Database: Clustering, Sharding, and Distributed Systems

The ability to efficiently scale and manage databases is paramount for maintaining a high-performance database. For those employing NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, or Couchbase, the challenges and intricacies of scaling to appropriately meet the data volumes and user loads of your database are a constant concern.   A firm grasp of clustering, sharding, and distributed systems is essential to
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October 20, 2023

Optimizing Lock Management in Oracle: Comprehensive Techniques for Improved Performance 

Effective lock management is vital in Oracle database administration, as locks can lead to various errors and performance issues beyond the commonly encountered ORA-00054 error. Think of locks as traffic lights on a bustling intersection. They help control the flow of data, ensuring smooth operation. Yet, mishandling them is akin to a malfunctioning traffic light causing chaos and gridlock.  In
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September 29, 2023

Advanced SQL Server Performance Tuning: Beyond Bottleneck Resolutions 

Ensuring peak performance for your SQL Server supports the seamless operation of your applications and improves user experience. Averting bottlenecks before they negatively impact your database is only part of a strong SQL server strategy. Discover how to proactively implement performance tuning to elevate your database operation. Explore advanced methods for optimizing SQL Server performance in this blog.   The Significance
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April 17, 2023

Top Common Errors in SQL and Oracle

Whether you’re speeding through your work, 60 hours deep into your work week, or just have brain fog – accidents happen. It can be easy to make a mistake when it comes to working in a database. One minute you’re double fisting coffee and taking on your work like a champ, the next you’re fighting error messages. Here are the
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January 25, 2023

Ways to check your database health, and what a healthy database can do for your business

What is database health: 
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January 13, 2023

5 Feature Updates of SQL Server 2022

Database server versions come and go; updates ride in and out like predictable tides. SQL Server 2022 is one of the newer updates in the data world, only recently being released to the general public. Here are 5 update buckets in the SQL Server flagship (all unique only to SQL Server 2022) to keep an eye out for: 
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November 14, 2022

Database Tuning

When shopping at a grocery store, you want an undemanding experience. The aisles should be organized and clearly labeled. All areas should be clean. And when checking out, you’re hoping for expedited lines and un-smashed eggs in your grocery bags. If a grocery store has any of these key pieces missing, a manager comes in to fix things.  
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November 10, 2022

Azure SQL Vs SQL Server

Is Azure SQL the same as SQL Server?  
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November 1, 2022

CIO vs CTO – Know the Difference

What’s the difference between a CIO and a CTO?
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Strategic IT Leadership
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