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database scripts

Still Using Custom Scripts for Monitoring?

Here’s a look at why using custom database monitoring scripts is so ill-advised–and why you should take advantage of automated monitoring tools instead.

Eric Russo | December 12, 2017
database automation

Automation is King – Manual Monitoring is Out

This article will look at some of the ways that DBAs are leveraging automation to reduce errors, identify issues faster and improve their own efficiency.

Eric Russo | November 29, 2017
IT Trends

Database Management Trends — More

Datavail’s new white paper on the Top 10 Trends in Database Administration in the coming decade can be summed up in one word: More!

Eric Russo | June 6, 2017
IT trends

Database Management Trends — Machine Intelligence

This new post from Datavail looks at how machine learning is powering breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI) and business intelligence (BI).

Eric Russo | May 18, 2017
Double Check Backup

Double Checking Backups

How to check if your database has been backed up and whether it’s valid for recovery.

Patrick Gates | July 14, 2016

Switching From Reactive to a Proactive System

Database management is more than resolving tickets and fixing failures. This blog post explains how and why, as a DBA, you should be proactive.

Patrick Gates | June 22, 2016