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  • You Need to Read the Fine Print on Your Software Licenses

    Unexpected software license audits can be costly and disruptive. Major software vendors can subject your company to this practice with little advance notice. IDERA does not believe in surprise audits. Do not expose your organization to risks of non-compliance across your software portfolio.
    • 2 Jul 2020
  • What Makes a Dashboard Useful to its Audience?

    Dashboards are a great way to provide stakeholders with valuable information for decision making. Aqua Data Studio can help your database team create dashboards that will satisfy users with data from over 30 different database platforms.
    • 30 Jun 2020
  • The Best Way to Reduce Your DBAs’ Learning Curve

    Keeping up with the educational requirements of supporting multi-platform database environments can be challenging to say the least. One way to help address this issue is to use a standardized support tool such as DBArtisan that lets you manage and administer multiple database platforms from a unified…
    • 29 Jun 2020
  • Agile + Data Modeling = Greater Success

    Let me start by saying that agile development is fundamentally sound and has serious merit. In may in fact be the best development methodology there is. However, that does not mean there are no serious issues with it in practice. In this blog, I will...
    • 28 Jun 2020
  • How to Choose the Right Database for Your Application

    Choosing the right database platform for an application requires you to answer several important questions. Fortunately, just about any database solution you select can be supported by Aqua Data Studio. It's a flexible solution that enables your team to access and manage over 30 database platform from…
    • 26 Jun 2020
  • The Challenge of Managing Newly Acquired Databases

    Comparing and synchronizing databases is an important task that DBAs are called upon to perform in a variety of situations. SQL Comparison Toolset offers your database team an application that automates the time-consuming manual processes necessary when migrating or integrating new databases into your…
    • 24 Jun 2020
  • Designing a Database

    ER/Studio has two primary use cases; designing databases and documenting databases. In this blog we will discuss designing a database.  In this use case the mission is for a Data Architect who wants to take requirements from their customer ...
    • 24 Jun 2020
  • Documenting a Database

    ER/Studio has two primary use cases; designing databases and documenting databases. In this blog we will discuss documenting a database. We need to be able to document it to understand its contents. We have three approaches to this: As a Localised P...
    • 24 Jun 2020
  • A Simple Way to Make Your SQL Server DBAs More Efficient

    Tools and methods that can help DBAs get their work done efficiently are always welcomed by a database team. SQL Admin Toolset offers 24 different tools that will contribute to the productivity of your database team and keep your SQL Servers running smoothly.
    • 22 Jun 2020
  • Why Data Modeling is an Important Skill

    Data modeling is an important skill for database teams to possess. It can be an essential part of a successful database migration or when reverse engineering newly acquired systems.
    • 19 Jun 2020
  • The Best Practices for Implementing Effective Monitoring

    Effectively monitoring your database systems is vital to maintaining system performance. There are ways to optimize the way you monitor to get the most out of the process. SQL Diagnostic Manager for SQL Server is a comprehensive monitoring tool that helps keep your systems running smoothly.
    • 17 Jun 2020
  • Data Visualization - Quick and Easy

    Visually analyze data with Aqua Data Studio and bring your data to life! Create engaging data visualizations and dashboards to explore and share. Identify patterns and trends to find opportunities for further analysis. Apply filters, data labels, ta...
    • 17 Jun 2020
  • How to Keep Critical Systems Running During the Pandemic

    Among the many changes forced on society by COVID-19 is the elevation of the importance of some computer systems that were previously not considered critical. Uptime Infrastructure Monitor can help address the issues with keeping critical systems available and running at peak efficiency.
    • 15 Jun 2020
  • Keeping Everyone on the Same Page with Data Governance

    As the size of an organization increases, so too does the potential for misuse of enterprise data assets. ER/Studio Enterprise Team Edition is a collaborative tool that can help create a solid foundation for data governance to ensure everyone uses it in the same way.
    • 12 Jun 2020
  • Plagued by IT Downtime?

    Cut IT Downtime By Using Server Monitoring Tools.   In today’s world, we need to keep our organizations up and running 24/7 with limited or non-existent unscheduled downtime, or face the wrath of IT directors and CIOs. Server monitoring to...
    • 10 Jun 2020
  • Monitoring is the Key to Improving Database Performance

    SQL Diagnostic Manager can help database teams maintain high performing SQL Server systems. It offers a wealth of features such as customized alerts and real-time monitoring that keep your team informed of their systems' status at all times.
    • 10 Jun 2020
  • The Use of MySQL in the Scientific Community

    MySQL is used extensively by many industries and organizations. The scientific community has used this database platform to construct many systems that foster research and the exchange of information. SQL Diagnostic Manager for MySQL can help manage MySQL environments whatever their purpose.
    • 8 Jun 2020
  • Fine-Tuning Your SQL Code for Better Performance

    One of the reasons your database might be experiencing performance issues is problems with your SQL code. DB Optimizer can help resolve those issues and get your databases running at peak efficiency again.
    • 5 Jun 2020
  • Automation is Key to Effective Database DevOps

    Modern application development using agile development and DevOps techniques is growing in acceptance across all types of IT environments. The reason for the widespread adoption of agile and DevOps is that it improves collaboration and delivers a fas...
    • 5 Jun 2020
  • Successfully Manage SQL Server Performance

    Learn how to manage SQL Server performance from IDERA’s experts. Now more than ever, it is important to ensure that your SQL Server instances perform well.  To maximize efficiency and resources, it’s necessary that you: ● Automati...
    • 4 Jun 2020
  • Increase the Value of Your Data with Dashboards

    Dashboards are a great way to provide focused data visualizations that deliver real-time information for making business decisions. Aqua Data Studio can help create dashboards from the data in a wide variety of database platforms.
    • 3 Jun 2020
  • 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