The Lost Science Of Relational Algebra And Set Theory I originally wrote this post in 2011. Much has changed in the database technology landscape since then. Big Data Technologies such as Hadoop have gone mainstream, cloud technology and is changing how and where we...
A “lesson learned” on the importance of keeping your DBAs in the loop when making system changes, so you can avoid causing database issues.
Types Of Virtualization There are many types of virtualization. Storage, network, server, database. For the purposes of this article I will discuss server virtualization, but with a special focus on servers that will house databases. Server virtualization...
At the end of the day, if we look beneath the surface-level issues, the main reason for database project failure — by far — is poor communication.
Even though we have all heard many times how important password protection is, we still see basic password protection rules broken ALL THE TIME. So here is a quick refresher.
New privacy regulations and other compliance and data governance mandates are driving more and more SQL Server users to leverage Always Encrypted. It can be a big help with separating those who own and can view the data from those who manage the data but should otherwise not access it.
This blog focuses on database monitoring and management using the AWS CloudWatch service. CloudWatch ingests performance data from a wide range of AWS resources, applications and services, sends alerts when needed, and keeps a 15-day historical record of performance information.