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Category: Database Administration

A Tale of Two Retailers

If your database isn’t prepared to handle the holiday load, you can miss out on this key revenue-producing season.

Eric Russo | November 10, 2022

Say Hello to Maggie, the Latest in SQL Server Malware

Maggie is a malicious backdoor malware designed for SQL Server. Let’s take a look at how Maggie works and what you can do to protect your databases.

Jeff Duncan | October 11, 2022

Improving Performance, Costs, and Scaling of Commercial Databases Through Open-source and Cloud-Native Solutions

Learn about the benefits of open-source and purpose-built databases in your cloud modernization strategy.

Michael Agarwal | October 6, 2022

How to Protect Microsoft SQL Server Databases from FARGO Ransomware

FARGO is the latest wave of ransomware targeting unsecured SQL Server databases. Use these tips to protect your Microsoft SQL Server databases.

Jeff Duncan | October 3, 2022

The Role of Purpose-built NoSQL Databases in Commercial Database Cloud Modernization Strategies

SQL versus NoSQL databases is a topic that comes up frequently during cloud modernization discussions.

Michael Agarwal | August 23, 2022

What Do You Do When You Can’t Afford a Full-time Database Administrator?

What happens when you have database needs, but you can’t afford a full-time database administrator? Learn how to handle this situation without the stress.

Eric Russo | May 5, 2022

4 Features Available for MariaDB on Amazon RDS

Amazon RDS is one of several public cloud services that support MariaDB. Learn about four compelling features available for MariaDB database instances on AWS RDS.

Srinivasa Krishna | March 24, 2022

How to Prepare for a MariaDB to Amazon RDS Cloud Migration

Amazon RDS supports MariaDB through a managed database service built on AWS infrastructure. Learn more about preparing for a MariaDB cloud migration.

Srinivasa Krishna | March 23, 2022

What Do DBAs Want Out of Their Jobs?

Discover what DBAs are looking for in an organization, job, and career during the Great Resignation.

Eric Russo | March 15, 2022