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  • The Value of Monitoring Business Intelligence Systems

    The way organizations make use of business intelligence systems can make or break a company. SQL BI Manager monitors the BI systems running in your SQL Server environment to ensure your team always has the best information available for decision-making.
    • 1 Jun 2020
  • What the Regulatory Auditors Want to See

    Compliance audits can happen for a variety of reasons. SQL Compliance Manager helps you find sensitive data and maintain compliance in your SQL Server environment to make sure you pass your next audit.
    • 29 May 2020
  • What's Azure all about? A getting started tale...

    I've been playing around with Azure lately, trying to advance my skills to something in the cloud besides the Oracle Cloud project I'm working on currently.  What I've found is that everything is pretty well setup and easy to find.&n...
    • 28 May 2020
  • Protecting Healthcare Computing Resources in the Pandemic

    Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to launch attacks on healthcare facilities. SQL Safe Backup allows you to protect your valuable SQL Servers so they can quickly be restored if you fall victim to ransomware or other malicious software.
    • 28 May 2020
  • DevOps and Database Design and Change Management

    Today's blog post continues my series of posts relating to DevOps and database administration... The DBA is the information technician responsible for ensuring the ongoing operational functionality and efficiency of an organization’s databases ...
    • 27 May 2020
  • Why You Want to Monitor Your Network

    Network monitoring gives you insight into the health of this vital part of your IT environment. Uptime Infrastructure Monitor is a valuable tool that lets you know what's going on with your network so you can address issues before they become problems.
    • 26 May 2020
  • Announcing General Availability of Aqua Data Studio 20.6!

    On behalf of the entire Aqua Data Studio team, we’re excited to announce the release of Aqua Data Studio version 20.6 with Enhancements in the following areas. We updated the platforms Oracle, DB2LUW , MS SQLServer and Amazon PostgreSQL to late...
    • 26 May 2020
  • Why You Need to Track Database Changes

    Managing change in complex database environments is impossible without the proper tools. DB Change Manager enables your team to manage the changes made to your databases so they can easily track down performance issues and demonstrate regulatory compliance to auditors.
    • 22 May 2020
  • Planning for a Successful Database Migration

    Aqua Data Studio is a versatile tool that can assist teams in day to day database work as well as more complex undertakings such as migrations. Its support for multiple platforms increases team productivity and provides tools that enable the underlying data to be understood before a migration takes place…
    • 21 May 2020
  • ER/Studio 18.3 General Availability

    We are pleased to announce the general availability (GA) of IDERA ER/Studio 18.3 ER/Studio 18.3 contains support for the latest versions of the PostgreSQL database in both Data Architect and Team Server. Customers using this database platform wi...
    • 21 May 2020
  • Keep Your SQL Servers Up and Running During the Pandemic

    During this pandemic, many healthcare organizations are struggling with a shortage of medical supplies and staffing. They are also experiencing a shortage of IT systems including laptops, servers, WiFi bandwidth, and IT infrastructure. Those systems ...
    • 20 May 2020
  • How to Keep Track of Your SQL Servers

    Cloud computing has complicated SQL Server management by potentially spreading out the environment in multiple locations. SQL Inventory Manager gives you a view of your SQL Servers wherever they are hosted.
    • 18 May 2020
  • First Steps to Implementing Effective Data Governance

    Implementing data governance has many benefits for organizations. ER/Studio Enterprise Team Edition can help your business get off on the right foot by developing the shared data language that forms the foundation for effective data governance.
    • 15 May 2020
  • Why You Should be Encrypting Database Backups

    Encryption is a valuable tool for protecting enterprise data resources. SQL Safe Backup provides a backup solution that can encrypt your database backups with little overhead to impact your systems.
    • 14 May 2020
  • Monitoring Oracle Containers and Pluggable Databases with Precise

    Precise for Oracle allows you to monitor Oracle Container Databases and Pluggable Databases (also known as Oracle Mult Tenant Architecture). It shows the activity in the Container as well as in the individual Pluggable Database. Precise can monitor a...
    • 14 May 2020
  • COVID-19 Disruption Navigation

    IT Systems Under Pressure? We’re here to help during this uncertain time. View our free resources to help you navigate disruption caused by COVID-19.  With the various stay-at-home directives around the world, now is a great time to indulg...
    • 13 May 2020
  • Handling the Challenges of MySQL Performance in the Pandemic

    Many websites use MySQL databases to provide information and services to their end-users. SQL Diagnostic Manager for MySQL can help your database team keep up with the increased demands put on your databases by the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • 11 May 2020
  • Heightened Productivity for Your DBAs with Aqua Data Studio

    Aqua Data Studio can help increase the productivity of your database team by enabling them to administer all of their systems from a unified tool.
    • 8 May 2020
  • Using SQL Server Database Projects

    Back in 2012, I had the pleasure and privilege of working with one of the sharpest developers I’ve ever met. He was a .NET lead of the application development team and I was a BI guy responsible for developing the backend database. Over the cou...
    • 7 May 2020
  • The Challenge of Providing Peak SQL Server Performance

    SQL Doctor can help you identify performance problems before they impact you users and offers optimization recommendations to keep things running smoothly.
    • 6 May 2020
  • Keep Your MySQL Servers Running Smoothly

    During these hard times, it is important to maintain the performance and security of your MySQL servers. Organizations are reacting to rapidly changing demands because of the escalating crisis while their staff works at home. This can result in str...
    • 6 May 2020
  • Planning for Success with Your Data Warehouse

    More and more of our clients are investing in Data Warehousing. Also, more are moving to cloud-based warehouses to enjoy benefits such as agility, cost reductions and availability. We now have some great products, like WhereScape, to help you to auto...
    • 6 May 2020
  • Are Statistics Being Used?

    You know those tweets that you see once but can never find again? I remember seeing one a while ago where someone tweeted to #sqlhelp asking if the internal inserted and deleted tables had statistics or if they were like table variables, which didn&r...
    • 5 May 2020
  • The Importance of Database Performance During the COVID-19 Crisis

    Database performance is always an important issue. The COVID-19 pandemic has raised the stakes with databases that provide information to healthcare professionals and researchers. DBArtisan can help database teams keep up with the increased performance demands caused by the virus.
    • 4 May 2020