Systems

Troubleshooting Exchange Issues

February 24, 2016

Now that you’ve configured monitoring and alerting for your applications, what are you going to do with the knowledge you’ve gained? Using some of the data that you receive from your monitoring can help you diagnose issues and discover their root cause. When troubleshooting …




Systems

Daily Monitoring of Microsoft Exchange

February 5, 2016

Email is the lifeline for almost every business in this world. When email is down businesses cannot communicate. There is loss of productivity, which could lead to dollars lost, which in the end is obviously not good. That said, the key takeaway is that …


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Systems

Understanding your SQL Server Monitoring: Part 1 Storage

February 5, 2016

As IT professionals, our main mission is to keep applications running successfully. Each application is judged by end-users, using different factors. Exchange is considered successful by users as long as email can be sent and received. Active Directory® is seen as running efficiently, as …



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Database

Anomaly Detection for Monitoring – A New eBook

January 27, 2016

We’re excited to share Anomaly Detection for Monitoring a new, free eBook written by Preetam Jinka and Baron Schwartz. In the eBook, published in collaboration with Ruxit and O’Reilly, Preetam and Baron illuminate how to navigate the current labyrinth of anomaly detection. In recent …


Systems

Improving Data Privacy in 2016

January 26, 2016

January 28 is Data Privacy Day (DPD). Observed since 2008, DPD brings awareness to the importance of data privacy and protection. According to the Verizon 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report, about 60% of cyber attackers are able to compromise an organization’s data within minutes. …



Security

All Data is Not Created Equal

January 13, 2016

“Horizontal expansion loses the depth, though excessive depth that only provokes darkness is futile. Therefore a balance between depth and vastness is essential in learning” ― Privavrat Thareia This year, consider spending more time protecting the vast bytes that make up your corporate data. As …