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How to Get More from All-Flash Using Software Defined Storage

Flash often makes the hardware selection less important, but makes the software selection very important. The right software can not only ensure optimal flash performance, but also extend flash implementation beyond the typical high-transaction database use cases and into modern apps and big data analytics. It is critical though that IT professionals make sure software […]

SAP for Oracle Database Restore/Copy Video

This video demonstrates a database copy and restore from a backup with SAP for Oracle using Commvault software. It is intended for a technical audience, including DBAs, Storage Admins, and Backup Admins that don’t have access to a lab that can host Oracle instances. Learn more This video is from the fine folks at […]

Roles in Remote Desktop Manager

In the past, when discussing security in Remote Desktop Manager, we talked about Security Groups. But things have changed and we are moving towards a Role Based Security System, since this gives you more flexibility than ever and offers a more granular protection system. Roles are available with an advanced data source (SQL Server, SQL […]

A Case Study on Improving SQL Server Performance 20X with Hyper-converged

Imagine what  it’s like to be responsible for an application where performance is a matter of life and death. Well, wonder no more – that’s Corey Nelson who runs IT for Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon (ECSO). DataCore’s very own Sushant Rao and Corey speak with us a little bit about why DataCore’s Hyper-converged Virtual […]

Devi Madhavan of DataCore Software Recognized as One of CRN’s 2017 Women of the Channel

DataCore, a leading provider of software-defined storage and hyperconverged infrastructure solutions powered by Adaptive Parallel I/O technology, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Devi Madhavan, vice president, Channel Sales & Enablement, to its prestigious 2017 Women of the Channel list. The executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing […]

How to Connect VCSA 6.5 Embedded Postgres Database using pgAdmin (With GUI) – VMware Unsupported

We want to share and quote this article from Mohammed Raffic, you can find the posting here. Please scroll down for details. Default database for vCenter Server appliance 6.5 and windows based vCenter Server 6.5 is Postgres database. Most of the VMware administrators are more comfortable with managing the Microsoft SQL servers using the GUI based database management tools. […]

Nutanix: Further Liberation of the Data Center

With the rise of open systems in the 1980s, IBM helped unfurl new freedom in datacenter computing. Moving beyond the proprietary silos of prior generation minicomputers and mainframes, IBM pioneered the open systems of UNIX interoperability with POSIX-compliant software stacks. This enabled much greater ease for customers in transitioning between different vendors’ UNIX operating systems. […]

Five Best Practices for Delivering Great Customer Experience with Java APM Solutions

eG Innovations
Java is one of the most popular programming languages in the world with thousands of business applications (banking, insurance, healthcare, retail, government, etc.) built on its robust computing platform, and millions of end-users accessing them. Ensuring superior user experience and peak application performance are mission-critical, especially as organizations are undergoing digital transformation of their businesses […]

Citrix Provisioning Server unattended installation

Dennis Span
The installation and configuration of all Citrix products can be automated. This article covers the Citrix Provisioning Server unattended installation with PowerShell and SCCM.

How Deep Learning Will Stir More Joy into Your Cooking

We all need all the help we can get in the kitchen. Whether that involves meal planning or roasting the perfect chicken, deep learning promises to help bring more to the joy of cooking. Thanks to deep learning, you’ll soon get the kind of help no cookbook can provide. Innit, a Bay Area startup, is […]

Microsoft: Azure SQL Database now supports transparent geographic failover of database groups

The built-in geo-replication feature has been generally available to SQL Database customers since 2014. During this time one of the most common customer requests has been about supporting transparent failover with automatic activation. Today we are happy to announce a public preview of auto-failover groups that extends geo-replication with the following additional capabilities: Geo-replication of […]

The Internet of Things Gets Real At #DellEMCWorld

Few technologies have had as much hype and publicity in the manufacturing and industrial space as the Internet of Things. Magazines feel the need to cover it. Marketing people weave it into any press release that they can. If you really want to know what the Internet of Things is, along with some of its […]

VMware: Revealing Elastic Pool Metrics for Better Microsoft Azure Performance

Cloud adoption continues to grow globally, but at the same time, many organizations are not abandoning their traditional data center model which has resulted in higher usage of a hybrid cloud strategy, leveraging private and public clouds, as well as traditional on-premises data structures. Microsoft Azure seamlessly integrates across the cloud and on-premises, simplifying what […]

Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Showplan enhancements

In my previous post on Easy way to get statistics histogram programmatically, I referred to statistics as the building blocks on which the Query Optimizer reasons to compile a good enough plan to resolve queries. Knowing the status of distribution statistics over a given table and set of columns allows the user to have insight […]

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