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Three Ways to Become Data-Centric


The conservation of quantum information is a theory that information can neither be created nor destroyed. Stephen Hawking used this theory to explain how a black hole does not consume photons like a giant cosmic eraser. It is clear to me that neither Stephen …


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SolarWinds Lab Episode 70: Databases & DPA 12.0: Tune Tables Too!


In this episode, Head Geeks™ Patrick Hubbard and Thomas LaRock will walk through the latest version of Database Performance Analyzer, as they explore advances in query performance insights, PerfStack™ integration, and the brand new table tuning advisor. Back to Video Archive Episode Transcript Welcome to another …


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No, You Don’t Need a Blockchain


The hype around blockchain technology is reaching a fever pitch these days. Visit any tech conference and you’ll find more than a handful of vendors offering it in one form or another. This includes Microsoft, IBM, and AWS. Each of those companies offers a …



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Database Security

Data Protection: Culture, Tools, People, and Roles


In my previous posts about Building a Culture of Data Protection (Overview, Development, Features, Expectations), I covered the background of building a culture.  In this post, I’ll be going over the data protection tools, people, and roles I recommend to successful organizations. Tools Given the volume and …



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Databases 101: Types of Databases


The internet is littered with information, and misinformation, regarding data and databases. A short time ago, a colleague asked me where to find a “Databases 101” guide for the non-technical professional. He wanted something to help make sense of data and databases, specifically relational …


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Five Must-dos of Database Performance Management


Here is an interesting article from my colleague Joe Kim, in which he explores database performance management. Databases are complex, multifaceted, and vital to the health of every agency. They are the heart of every data center and arguably one of the most important …


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Be Responsive and Responsible


Over the years, I’ve read more than a few articles about the qualities that are found in the best administrators. These articles focus on soft skills, but sometimes will list hard skills as well. In all those years, and in all those articles, I …