HA protection for SQL Server critical applications: the human factor

HA protection for SQL Server critical applicationsSandi Hamilton looks at the importance of considering the human factor when planning and managing high availability environments for critical applications such as SQL Server. She considers inherent organizational issues which result in continuity gaps and discusses the communication and documentation practices that can reduce failures.

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Addressing the risks related to unstructured data through the use of object stores

Matthew DeweyUnstructured data is proliferating, overwhelming traditional storage architectures and creating both compliance and recovery risks. Matthew Dewey explains why object storage is a promising storage option to help organizations deal with the issue.

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A South African perspective on dealing with COVID-19

A South African perspective on dealing with COVID-19Every country has had a different approach to managing COVID-19 but South Africa’s approach has been different to many. This article provides an overview and looks at some implications and learning points from a business continuity point of view.

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In a remote work world, it’s time to move past VPN

Brad PetersonIn the initial rush to rapidly increase remote working as a business continuity measure to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic many organizations deployed an expansion of their Virtual Private Network (VPN). However now is the time to consider better solutions says Brad Peterson.

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