SQL SERVER – Message: “Please wait for the System Event Notification Service” When Trying to Logoff from RDP Session
I must tell you that there could be many reasons for this behavior, but in this blog, I would talk about a cause which was due to SQL Server. Let us learn about how to fix error related to the Notification Service. For one of my client, he found t …
Cisco Surges on Forecast of First Sales Growth in Eight Quarters
Networking gear maker sees growing software contribution; traditional hardware sales fell again in fiscal first quarter
SaaS Flaw Lets BBC Access KPMG's Confidential Documents
The security flaw discovered by the BBC is not good news for the struggling SaaS company that recently came under new ownership.
Announcing Our 2017 Black Friday Doorbusters
You’ve waited for it. You’ve emailed me about it. You’ve been warning your boss that things get crazy around here at midnight. tl;dr – $99 for the first 50 buyers on Black Friday, $399 after that, and it includes The Senior DBA …
How to Install Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016 with PowerShell
Here is how to install Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016 with the help of PowerShell. Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 7 was released two months ago and you can download it here. Before you begin, review your system …
Cleanly Uninstalling Stubborn SQL Server Components
There is a built-in command called msiexec which has an uninstall parameter (-x). This command can be used to remove stubborn programs through brute force. First, though, you need to get an inventory of the GUIDs that represent the programs you need to …
Webinar: data protection & privacy in the world of DevOps
Microsoft MVP and PASS President Grant Fritchey dispels the myth that database DevOps and compliance can’t go hand in hand. After a brief look at how extending DevOps to the database lays solid foundations for data governance and compliance, the focus …
Exporting Custom Messages from Sys.Messages
Learn how to get your custom messages from an existing instance and add them to a new instance.
Microsoft Announces New Software Tools, Partnerships, and Cloud Services for Developers
The phrase « Any Dev, Any App, Any Data, Any Platform » is a mantra for the company when it comes to providing tools to developers that are platform agnostic. Here’s a rundown of what they’re unveiling at their Microsoft Connect(); conference.
Amazon Challenges Microsoft's OneDrive with Its WorkDocs Drive for Windows Preview
Amazon WorkDocs Drive is meant to expand the workflow options for Amazon cloud service customers, a clear sign it’s taking on Microsoft and Google’s one-two punch of cloud services + office apps.
FAQs: Virtual Reality in Windows 10; Limiting View of Users in Azure AD
Three times a week, John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Today, we cover virtual reality in Windows 10, Fall Creators Update, and how to limit the view of users in Azure AD.
SQL SERVER – Msg 7399, Level 16 – The OLE DB Provider “ADsDSOObject” for Linked Server “AD” Reported an Error
One of my blog reader told that they are having trouble with linked server to AD. SQL SERVER – How to Query Active Directory Data Using ADSI / LDAP Linked Server. Let us learn about error related to OLE DB Provider. They said that they are t …
Ransomware and the Cloud: Recovering from a Molotov Cocktail
Sponsored by: Backupify by Datto
How Blockchain Could Improve Healthcare Security
Blockchain, which stores data in patterns that can’t be modified, may have promise in healthcare privacy and security, says an expert.
Companies Turn to War Games to Spot Scarce Cybersecurity Talent
With demand for cybersecurity expertise exploding, but qualified people in short supply, war-gaming competitions have become key recruiting grounds for companies and government security agencies.