So what is GDPR, and why should your customers care?
GDPR is introducing new rights at the same time that the threats to data are the biggest they’ve ever been. The more leaks and breaches there are, the more your customers will learn that GDPR grants them six specific rights, and the louder they …
Questions About the GDPR That You Were Too Shy to Ask
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will affect organisations in countries around the world, not just those in Europe. The GDPR regulates how personal data is stored, moved, handled, and destroyed. Not following the regulation will lead to di …
Changing the Path for the Master Database
We as DBAs, changing or migrating databases to a new path is important part of admin’s world. This article helps you with the steps involved to move the Critical ‘master’ database. How to fix SQL Server disk I/O bottlenecks (without a hammer)In t …
Savill's FAQs: Using PowerShell File Comparison Capability
Three times a week, John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Today: Learning about PowerShell file comparison capability; filtering search results containing certain strings; and using the pipeline in PowerShell commands.
SQL SERVER – Always On Availability Group Failover Generating Dump. Error: 17066: SQL Server Assertion: HadrFstrVnnUtils.cpp:479
One of my clients was using Always On availability group. They were having 3 nodes Always On AG setup. For simplicity, let’s call them Node1, Node2 and Node3. The first two nodes were in one subnet and node3 was in separate subnet. Let us learn a …
7 Fastest Growing Jobs for IT Pros
Looking for a career change in 2018? Here are the fastest growing jobs for developers, engineers and big data experts.
Cisco: 9 percent of consumers have high trust in IoT
Consumers’ low trust in IoT mirrors their attitudes toward microwaves decades ago.
Query Plan Oddities: Two Identical Missing Indexes
As I’ve been building labs for my Mastering Query Tuning class, I’ve been spelunking through data.stackexchange.com. It’s where anybody can write queries against the Stack Overflow databases, and share them with friends. For example, …
Stairway to SQL Server Agent – Level 3: Agent Alerts and Operators
How to be notified when a job succeeds or fails, or be notified when a SQL Server performance condition is met.
AWS Announces New China Region, but AWS Isn’t the Provider
To comply with regulations, local partners operate Amazon’s cloud in China and act as service providers
Kubernetes on AWS Leads CNCF Cloud Native Survey
A survey conducted by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation indicates that the deployment of Kubernetes on AWS and other public clouds is on the rise.
SQL SERVER – FIX: SQL Service Does Not Start After Promoting the Machine as Domain Controller
One of my blog reader contacted me to check if I can help him via phone to fix a show-stopper issue with SQL Server. I offered him On Demand (55 minutes) and he readily accepted it. Let us learn in this blog post how to fix an error related to domain c …
Pentagon's Cloud Transition Under Hush Order From Weapons Buyer
Pentagon weapons buyer Ellen Lord has ordered senior officials not to make any further public comments about the Defense Department’s looming initiative to move its data into the cloud.
You Can Log In To Google accounts Using Microsoft Cortana
By enabling users to log in to their Google accounts via Cortana, both Microsoft and Google show a pragmatic acknowledgment that for users, the platform for their digital experiences matters less than the quality and utility of the experiences themselv …
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