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Podcast

Frankenbackup — SolarWinds TechPod 010


 Old backup technologies never really die. In fact, they tend to grow, patching on new products and types of media until a company’s backup solution becomes a cobbled together “frankenbackup” (neck bolts not included). So how can tech and IT pros navigate this …


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Security

Help Protect Your Company From a Data Breach


It’s likely no surprise to anyone that the amount of data collected, stored, and analyzed continues to grow exponentially across the globe. From a security perspective, it’s always important to minimize the amount and sensitivity of data stored, but the reality is, if the …


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Networks

Must-Have Tools for the Enterprise Data Center


Today’s data center is full of moving parts. If your data center is hosted on-premises, there’s a lot to do day-in and day-out to make sure everything is functioning as planned. If your data center is a SaaS data center hosted in the cloud, there are …




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DevOps

Important Actions After Cloud Migration


Cloud migration follows the same principles as any other complex task. With methodical planning and appropriate preparation, it can be a smooth and painless experience. While “divide and conquer” can have negative connotations, it’s a popular technique in computer science and can be applied …


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Database

Seven SQL Server Signs the Illuminati Exist


The signs that the Illuminati exist are all around us. You can find their marking on our buildings, on our currency, and even in our music videos. The Illuminati thrive by spreading fear, uncertainty, and doubt (FUD). They’ve been using FUD for centuries to …


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Networks

Choosing Monitoring Tools for the SMB


Small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) tend to get overlooked when it comes to solutions that fit their needs for infrastructure monitoring. There are many tools that exist today that cater to the enterprise, where there’s a much larger architecture with many moving parts. The enterprise data …



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Podcast

Training for the Future — SolarWinds TechPod 008


In this episode of SolarWinds TechPod, Tech Talks, host Alex Navarro discusses what skills tech pros can develop now to position themselves, and the organizations they serve, for future success with Head Geek Leon Adato and Cal Smith of SolarWinds. Related Links: SolarWinds SolarWinds IT …