Monthly Archives: February 2013

Super Bowl Teaches Us to Test Our Data Recovery Plans

We can be reminded of the importance of backup and data recovery plans any time… even while watching the Super Bowl. Even though Super Bowl XLVII occurred several weeks ago now I bet that you remember the lights going out… … Continue reading

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Managing Database Change

Businesses must be able to meet customer expectations that are constantly changing, while at the same time growing revenue and increasing profitability. To attain these goals, businesses need to be able to change and enhance products and services to meet … Continue reading

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The Commoditization of Commercial Database Management Systems?

The relational database system has become so popular and ingrained into the modern day organization that many people have started to take them for granted. Instead of appreciating them for the intricate, multi-faceted and useful tool that they are, a … Continue reading

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