Before committing to a public or private cloud architecture, evaluate the benefits and especially the tradeoffs associated with each. Also in this issue, determine what needs are most important when planning your virtual applications, and find out how to monitor the performance of applications in the cloud.
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Access this handy e-book to learn how you can overcome common SQL Server-related backup and recovery challenges such as data sprawl, log truncation, single‐object recovery and off‐location restores.
DBAs are tasked with the monumental job of providing an accurate audit trail of SQL Server activities and auditing sensitive data. SQL compliance manager goes beyond traditional approaches with its real-time monitoring and auditing of all data access, updates, data structure modifications and changes to security permissions. Take a test drive now.
"Database management" may sound like one responsibility to the uninitiated, but those who are more familiar know it's just an umbrella term. Read on to explore six duties that are the building blocks of effective SQL Server administration.
What if there was a complete storage solution that could help DBAs stop worrying about day-to-day disk performance and database protection? Learn how EMC Unified Storage can accomplish this task, making it a popular choice among customers deploying Microsoft SQL Server.
Read this expert e-guide to learn how SQL Server consolidation can help you cut costs and increase efficiency. Discover why many companies are choosing to consolidate several databases on different physical servers into a single SQL Server and the metrics you must consider before doing so.
What's different about Microsoft's latest release, SQL Server 2012, that has midsize companies considering it for their big data analytics and data warehousing needs? Read this expert e-guide to find out. Also, find tips on choosing between SQL Server's native backup compression and third-party tools.