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ITSM Networks Podcast The New Different

Back to School in the New Different—SolarWinds TechPod 031

September 8, 2020

For campus IT, “back to school” holds an entirely different meaning for the Fall 2020 semester. On this episode of SolarWinds® TechPod™, Head Geek™ Liz Beavers is joined by Jenny Reeves, operations program manager for a K-12 school in Atlanta. They’ll recount the Spring journey as schools pivoted mid-semester to virtual classrooms, applying lessons learned as many schools …


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Security Operations and IT Operations—Better Together—SolarWinds TechPod 030

August 25, 2020

Security operations and IT operations have a lot of differences, but more similarities than you may think, especially as their worlds are merging more quickly than ever before. This presentation will delve into research driven by in-depth conversations with professionals from both groups, examining some of the biggest challenges they see separately—and …


Podcast

Managed Desktop Devices at Scale—SolarWinds TechPod 29

July 21, 2020

 What do IT managers and managed service providers (MSPs) have in common? They both manage a sea of desktop devices. Join the SolarWinds MSP™ Head Nerds while they discuss the challenges and successes of deploying, managing and securing the multitude of desktop devices in various environments.  Related Links SolarWinds N-central SolarWinds RMM Episode Host Eric Anthony …



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Database

MySQL Query Performance Statistics In The Performance Schema

January 12, 2020

Quite some time ago, when we added the ability to monitor MySQL query performance statistics from MySQL’s PERFORMANCE_SCHEMA, we learned a number of valuable lessons, still worth sharing. There are definitely right and wrong ways to do it. If you are looking to the P_S tables …


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Database

What Is Cardinality in a Database?

January 5, 2020

Databases have a lot of jargon, and cardinality is one of those words that experienced people tend to forget that they didn’t know once upon a time. But if you don’t know it—and it takes a while to really get comfortable with cardinality—it’s super confusing when …



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Database

What Is MongoDB’s _id Field and How to Use It

December 22, 2019

MongoDB’s users are well known for valuing the database’s capacity for growth. After all, the system’s tagline is “for giant ideas,” and for good reason.  The system supports extreme scalability and has been designed to store exceptionally large numbers of documents. Among all the data that …