Introducing AI by Design: Principles for Responsible AI

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) represents a new frontier for transformative productivity. With…

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IT’s Event Season — SolarWinds TechPod 080

If you think attending a tech industry event is chaotic just imagine trying to organize one. SolarWinds’ Senior Manager of Events Valerie Rivir chats about the ins and outs of…

Setting the Record Straight on the SEC and SUNBURST

Over the last week, we have appreciated that so many of our customers—joined by voices across the cybersecurity and IT communities—have expressed support for SolarWinds. We share their concerns that…

The Present and Future of Data Management Roles

In January 2015, I wrote about the future of professional database administrators (DBAs) in a three-part series of articles for Database Trends & Applications magazine. Back then I predicted we…

ESM vs. Traditional ITSM: Differentiating Between the Two to Leverage the Best Option for Your Business

Enterprise Service Management (ESM) and traditional Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) are two approaches to service management within an organization. ESM serves as an extension of ITSM, bringing ITSM characteristics…

Transparency, Information-Sharing, and Collaboration Make the Software Industry More Secure. We Must Not Risk Our Progress.

Soon after the highly sophisticated Russian cyberattack on SolarWinds and other technology companies was discovered in December 2020, the U.S. government and the security community determined it was carried out…

Platform Engineering – Paving the Way to Accelerate Releases

Platform engineering started appearing in 2017 and was identified as a distinct DevOps role in 2019 in the book Team Topologies. Adoption quickly accelerates, and by 2022, there are platform…

The Future of Database Monitoring – AIOps

IT pros need tools designed to ingest large volumes of data, correlate events across data sources, detect problems, and resolve them with new technologies to support more efficient IT systems.…

SQL Sentry Then and Now Part 2

In my first post, I talked about how SQL Sentry has taken shape over the years. Now we announced SQL Sentry 2023.3, and a lot is changing. In the past,…

Exploring the Summer of Zero-Days — SolarWinds TechPod 079

Join host Sean Sebring as he talks to SolarWinds CISO Tim Brown about the 2023 threat landscape after an unprecedented number of cyberattacks. You’re going to want to buckle up,…

Double Down on Your Backups

In August, a ransomware attack hit another company. Unfortunately, it hit a regional cloud provider in Europe this time, and we can call this a “critical hit.” So far, we…