Network problems with connecting to SQL Server can be daunting. DBAs have various levels of proficiency in networking. It ranges from deep working knowledge to very primitive. Here I outline some basic network troubleshooting techniques that will help you navigate the issue.
Read on to see how to troubleshoot basic networking issues at the command line.
Computer Science week and Hour of Code™ are back again in 2018. This year I volunteered at a middle school in Raleigh. It was my 3rd time volunteering and another great experience! Read on to hear about the event…
A couple of months ago, VMware released a new white paper called “Architecting Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSphere”. Published in August 2018, it spells out the best practices for running SQL Server on vSphere. Twenty years ago VMware launched and forever changed the compute world.
SQL Server and VMware go together like peanut butter and jelly. Read on to look into the details…
GDPR took effect on May 25, 2018. About 6 months have passed and we are starting to see some of the impact of the legislation. Read on as I analyze the impact of GDPR and tell my story of the Foodland Robot!
Since 2004 the Department of Homeland Security has organized October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The goal is to promote cyber security to help keep Americans safe online. Fast forward 14 years and the security landscape has only become more dangerous. More opportunities exist for online abuses than ever before. The proliferation of internet connected devices that comprise the IOT creates additional attack surfaces which often have security as an afterthought instead of baked into the design.
Today I want to focus on the low hanging fruit i.e. the easy wins we can achieve to significantly improve our online safety and security. Read on to see the simple things most people can do to improve their situation.