Mixing MongoDB and Relational Databases in the Enterprise
Your Agile developers want MongoDB, or a similar document database: your Ops people are concerned about security and backup, and Governance are muttering about transactionality and data transfer between systems. Do you restrict your developers from rap …
Salesforce’s IoT Explorer exposes IoT data to lines of business
The platform exposes data from connected devices within a Salesforce interface and supports automated workflows that trigger customer-related actions.
SQL SERVER – Service Pack Failure: MissingRegistryKeyException
To fix something, it should be broken first. I keep playing with my lab and eventually end up breaking stuff. This time, while patching my own lab environment with latest service pack, I ran into below error about MissingRegistryKeyException. The …
IBM Cloud Hands German Users Control of Their Data
To protect itself and EU-based clients, Big Blue modifies a play for Microsoft’s playbook.
Research report on the state of IoT implementation: Experience counts
We surveyed more than 600 business execs, IT professionals, engineers and other IoT stakeholders to learn about their companies’ IoT projects. Our free, 32-page downloadable report details their experiences.
How Visibility and Automation Could Prevent Amazon S3 Leaks
As Amazon releases new S3 security tools this week, experts say new approaches that embrace automated remediation could solve S3 security holes
Consumer Messaging App Use in Enterprises Remains a Danger: Study
Despite repeated warnings, business users still use the consumer messaging apps of their choice, endangering their company’s IT security.
Checking SQL Server with Policy-Based Management
Policy-Based Management (PBM) allows us to do compliance checks on our servers. We can build policies for the servers and run regular scheduled checks on them. SQL Server allows us to use PBM to check the configuration of all tables of all databases in …
Implied Predicate and Partition Elimination
>implying Way back when, I posted about turning the Votes table in the Stack Overflow database into a Partitioned View. While working on related demos recently, I came across something kind of cool. It works for both partitioned tables and views, as …
Sponsor Spotlight: Code Two at #ITDevConnections
The annual IT/Dev Connections Conference for 2017 recently wrapped up in San Francisco, California at the Hilton Union Square Hotel. We talked to all of our event sponsors about their products, services, and why they sponsor and attend a show like IT
Can the database be included in DevOps in financial services?
For many DBAs who work in financial services, deploying database changes is the most taxing part of the job. Being required to review thousands of lines of script can take days, depending on how many errors you find. Even when database deployments are …
Change Integer to BigInt on a Very Large Table
This article will show how to change the data type of a column when the table contains more than 1 billion records.
Mesosphere DC/OS Container Platform Now Available through Azure Marketplace
Partnership with Mesosphere should add beef to Azure’s hybrid cloud visions.
SQL SERVER – Startup Error: 17190, Severity: 16 – Initializing the FallBack Certificate Failed with Error Code: 1, State: 20
I must confess that consulting has taught me much more than what I have learned in my regular job. Freelancing comes with advantages and disadvantages. For me, I am looking at advantages and I am happy with my decision. In this blog post we will learn …
The six best-paid IoT programming languages
Developers with a background in these six IoT programming languages stand to fare well.