How to Validate Email Address in SQL Server? – Interview Question of the Week #147
Question: How to Validate Email Address in SQL Server? Answer: I just received this question in an email a week ago. The matter of fact, I have answered this email quite a many times before on various forums and on social media. However, when I se …
ITPro SnapShot: What Else Happened This Week? (November 3-10, 2017)
ITPro SnapShot offers a short and snappy round-up on recent industry-related announcements and news around the globe.
SQL SERVER – Installation Error – Updating Permission Setting for File Failed
My client contacted me for a quick assistance in a setup trouble. She informed it’s a brand-new install and failing at the end. She was installing SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016. Let us learn about how to fix Installation Error. Belo …
FAQs: Using a KMS Server; Securing Virtual Networks and Physical Machines
Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email. This batch: how to quickly configure a machine to use a specific KMS server, and how …
Red Hat and Integration Take Center Stage at OpenStack Summit
Red Hat previews its upcoming release of the cloud platform while the OpenStack Foundation talks product integration.
IBM Ups Pressure on Rivals With Quantum Computer Prototype
IBM said Friday it has created a prototype 50 qubit quantum computer. A machine this size is believed to be close to the threshold at which it could perform tasks beyond the reach of conventional supercomputers.
Erasure-as-a-Service Offering Targets Expansion through Partners
Fujitsu and 13 other partners will provide the data Erasure-as-a-Service assistance to customers who need to wipe drives.
How to Test Your Corruption Alerts
You’ve been such a good database administrator. You followed the setup checklist in our First Responder Kit. You ran sp_Blitz. You set up email alerts for common issues. You run CHECKDB as frequently as practical – weekly, or maybe even dai …
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.