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Generating DDL Statements to Recreate Single Objects

Every database administrator (DBA) is—first and foremost—human. And everyone makes mistakes. It’s not the absence of mistakes but rather how you prepare for those mistakes that makes you a great DBA. Luckily, there are many ways to prepare for those mishaps, whether the errors are made by you or someone else on your team. One commonly made mistake is to drop an object in a database or accidentally delete data.


A DBA's Perspective: What Is DevOps?

If you’ve worked in IT in recent years, you’re no doubt familiar with the term “DevOps.” Accelerating the pace of development and faster delivery of new features is the goal. DevOps involves integrating the development life cycle with Agile methodology. DevOps practices applied to database operations is now commonly referred to as DataOps.


IT Pro Day '21: Bring IT On

IT Pro Day has always been about singing the praises of practitioners across the vast spectrum of tech specialties, from network engineers and systems administrators; to infosec analysts and developers; to storage and virtualization admins; and even to monitoring specialists (whether that’s your whole job or just part of a much longer list of responsibilities). But an important question we should consider is what, exactly, prepared you for this career?


Building a Network Architecture to Support the Next Phase of Remote Work

The global pandemic continues to fluctuate, but the reliance on IT services and teams to support service continuity in the public sector remains steady. To ensure network operations continue running at peak performance, there are several actions government IT teams can take to consistently maintain a network architecture capable of supporting a remote workforce. IT tools like support tickets and the IT service desk directly support end users and organizational goals.

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How You Can Make Your Database More Efficient

Data is the lifeblood of your business, critical to its survival and success. It delivers insights into customers' specific needs, helping you better understand them and deliver a more tailored user experience. With data playing such a key role in whether modern businesses sink or swim, it's vitally important to optimize your database to ensure data is insightful, relevant, and actionable, providing the end user with the best possible experience.

What Is an Intrusion Detection System (IDS)?

More personal and proprietary data is available online than ever before—and many malicious actors want to get ahold of this valuable information. Using an intrusion detection system (IDS) is essential to the protection of your network and on-premises devices. Intrusion detection systems are designed to identify suspicious and malicious activity through network traffic, and an intrusion detection system (IDS) enables you to discover whether your network is being attacked.

Annual SolarWinds Study Reveals Opportunities for Business and IT Collaboration in Managing Enterprise Risk Driven by Internal and External Security Threats

SolarWinds IT Trends Report 2021: Building a Secure Future examines how technology professionals perceive the evolving state of risk in today's business environment following internal impact of COVID-19 IT policies and exposure to external breaches. SolarWinds introduces Secure by Design program as a guide for industry-wide approach to help prevent future cyberattacks.

How Converting to YAML Build Pipelines Can Help Engineering Teams Be More Efficient

Engineering teams can only be as efficient as the processes they employ during development. The need for increased efficiency is why software development has shifted from the “waterfall” approach to a more responsive, agile methodology. In an agile development environment, quality software can be delivered consistently to suit the ever-changing needs of stakeholders and end users.