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Does Your Business Have These 3 Critical Database Management Skills?

on 8/16/19 3:27 PM By | Ray Gau | 0 Comments | Managed Services Database Database Management
Being the heart of your business, your databases house all the critical data of your entire organization; so it’s imperative to keep them well-managed by having the right database management skills.  If there are missteps or holes in your database management, these can have a detrimental impact on your entire business. Well-organized and efficiently-run databases are crucial to your daily operations, as well as to the future growth and overall success of your organization.  
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How to Plan an Efficient Microsoft Access to SQL Server Upgrade

on 5/16/19 2:01 PM By | John Hughes | 1 Comment | Database Database Management SQL Server
If you are using the Microsoft Access database management system, your demands will likely outpace both its capacity and computational limits. Handling these hurdles (hopefully with the right database support solution) before they become problems will be critical to keeping your databases running smoothly. You and your team may have identified inefficiencies or performance issues and determined your database is, or will soon be, ready for an upgrade. Just as your business quickly outgrew those handy Excel spreadsheets, your database is now slowing down and taking up more and more of your precious IT resources. If you fit this description, it’s probably time to transition to Microsoft SQL Server, either locally or in the cloud.
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3 Database Management Steps CIOs Need to Take Now

on 5/2/19 11:30 AM By | ManageForce | 0 Comments | Database Database Administration
Every CIO knows that well-managed databases are the unsung heroes of the business world. When database management is done well, it’s practically imperceivable, so it can be a thankless task, but database management (done well) is the lifeblood that keeps any organization performing at its best.
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Secure Your Data: Cloud Encryption Tips for 2018

on 12/5/18 8:04 AM By | LightEdge | 0 Comments | Cloud Database
Even with the ever-changing technology landscape, one thing remains constant: Data protection should be a top priority. Businesses must work hard to keep their data under lock and key while remaining competitive and compliant. Encryption is essential for businesses with this agenda. Even as an IT professional or a business working with a security service provider, there are vital practices you must put into play.
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How to Avoid an Accidental DBA Pitfall

The “Accidental DBA” is a database management pitfall we’ve covered before, but it’s one we see all too often and bears repeating. The name itself speaks to less-than-ideal database management circumstances. Picture this: An under-qualified IT team member (through no fault of their own) is left with the charge of managing the company’s most critical data, simply because they have the most bandwidth (probably not enough) and a “good enough” database management knowledge base (but far from being an expert). While this solution may keep things running for the most part, your databases deserve (and need) more than “good enough.”
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Is it Time to Rethink Your Database Management?

Modern organizations are leveraging cloud-based database solutions more and more for increased accessibility and flexibility. However, even with the improved efficiencies of the cloud, databases still need consistent monitoring and support to optimize performance and handle any situation that may arise. As database solutions evolve and improve, so too do the demands and requirements of managing them.
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Beware of These Database Management Mistakes

Your databases are pivotal to the day-to-day productivity and overall success of your organization, but they’re also very complex systems with many moving parts. To keep them well-managed you need support that can handle the normal, everyday processes as well as one-off issues and emergencies.
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Finding the Right Support for Your Databases

on 10/24/18 11:08 AM By | ManageForce | 0 Comments | Managed Services Database Database Management
When it comes to the management of your databases, there’s a lot to consider. This technology is at the core of your company, and without it, most of your business processes would come to a screeching halt. Making sure it’s getting the support it needs is crucial.
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What's New In SQL Server 2019?

on 10/23/18 11:34 AM By | ManageForce | 0 Comments | Database SQL Server
Microsoft recently announced their first public preview of SQL Server 2019 at the Ignite 2018 conference. SQL Server 2019 stands out from other relational database software not only from its new and enhanced features but from the significant increase in data efficiency it provides its users.
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The Cloud and Seismic Shifts for the Modern DBA

on 7/11/18 9:08 AM By | ManageForce | 0 Comments | Cloud Database Database Administration
As more and more data moves to the cloud, the role of the Database Administrator (DBA) has been called into question more than a few times. There’s no denying that the cloud and the wave of digital transformation it has brought with it has changed how many companies do business. And the databases that support that transformation have certainly been impacted as well.
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