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SIOS iQ: VMworld Award for Workload Management & Migration

Another VMworld conference is behind us, and this year was an exciting one. Highlights of the show included major announcements about the availability of VMware on AWS. The SIOS team saw a lot of interest in machine learning analytics for virtual environments. We are proud that SIOS iQ was named a finalist in TechTarget’s Best […]

How to Truncate Log Files for Microsoft SQL Server with NAKIVO

Microsoft SQL Server is one of the most popular and powerful database servers. In general, it stores and manages plenty of business-critical data. To ensure data consistency, the SQL Server logs every database transaction completed by the server and creates log files called transaction logs. Any changes in the database are first written to the […]

SQL Log Truncation with NAKIVO Backup & Replication Video

Any Microsoft SQL Server tracks all database transactions (modifications) and records them as transaction log files, which are essential when it comes to data recovery. However, these log files grow over time and may eventually fill all of the available storage space causing the SQL Server crash, or loss of valuable data. The Microsoft SQL […]

Microsoft: Automation of Azure Analysis Services with Service Principals and PowerShell

Azure Analysis Services presents opportunities for the automation of administrative tasks including server provisioning, scale up/down, pause/resume, model management, data refresh, deployment, among others. This can leverage cloud efficiencies and helps ensure the repeatability and reliability of mission-critical systems. Such tasks can be performed in the Azure cloud using PowerShell in unattended mode. Services such […]

Six reasons to consider SQL Server 2017 E-Book – especially if you’re on Linux

“Data is currency” is the rule of thumb in business. As with money, business data must be accessible, accurate, and usable across disparate contexts if an organization is to realize greater ROI while keeping costs under control. CIOs understand that the need to manage data—its location, composition, and utility—is as important as managing a balance […]

NAKIVO and Synology Boost VM Backup Speed by 2X for a Medical Institution

Charlotte Radiology, a radiology group practice, headquartered in Charlotte, United States, boosts VM backup speed by 2X and saves VM backup storage space by 50% with NAKIVO Backup & Replication installed on Synology NAS. NAKIVO Inc., a fast-growing software company for protecting virtualized and cloud environments, has announced today that Charlotte Radiology, a radiology group […]

NAKIVO Releases v7.2 with Support for ASUSTOR NAS, SQL Server

NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7.2 provides new useful features, including Instant Object Recovery and Log Truncation for MS SQL Server, support for ASUSTOR NAS servers, and Calendar Dashboard, which can help businesses across the globe save time and money in the era of digital transformation. NAKIVO, Inc., a fast-growing software company specialized in protecting virtualized […]

Gartner: No, SQL Isn’t Disappearing

Occasionally, clients ask what the horizon looks like for a replacement for SQL as the dominant language for data management and analytics. They’re not asking about a replacement for the relational model – several alternative models exist already. Specifically, they’re looking for the next trend to manage and interact with data, regardless of data store. […]

Amazon Aurora Fast Database Cloning

Amazon Web Services
Today, I want to quickly show off a feature of Amazon Aurora that I find incredibly useful: Fast Database Cloning. By taking advantage of Aurora’s underlying distributed storage engine you’re able to quickly and cheaply create a copy-on-write clone of your database. In my career I’ve frequently spent time waiting on some representative sample of […]

Deploy VMware Horizon 7 with VMware Cloud Foundation Video

See how easy it is to deploy VMware Horizon 7 through VMware Cloud Foundation’s SDDC Manager. Learn more here: https://www.vmware.com/products/horizon/horizon-cloud-foundation.htm. Learn more here: https://www.vmware.com/products/horizon/horizon-cloud-foundation.htm. SDDC Manager deploys infrastructure for a Horizon 7 enterprise environment including VMware vSphere, VMware vSAN and VMware NSX firewall rules for micro-segmentation. SDDC Manager also deploys all the Horizon 7 components […]

Download NAKIVO Free VM Backup and Replication for VMware & Hyper-V

It takes 1 click and under 60 seconds to install your new VM backup and replication solution. The rest of the product is that simple as well: because the Free Edition is so intuitive, you are already an expert. With the Free Edition, you just need a few seconds to create a new ad hoc […]

Microsoft Azure Analysis Services web designer adds visual model editing to the preview

Last month we released a preview of the Azure Analysis Services web designer. This new browser-based experience will allow developers to start creating and managing Azure Analysis Services (AAS) semantic models quickly and easily. While SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) and SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) are still the primary tools for development, this new […]

NAKIVO to Showcase a New Version of NAKIVO Backup & Replication at VMworld 2017

NAKIVO will meet partners, customers, and prospects at VMworld 2017 to showcase version 7.2 of NAKIVO Backup & Replication: Booth #829 (Las Vegas), Booth #E528 (Barcelona). NAKIVO, Inc., one of the fastest-growing virtualization and cloud backup software companies, today announced that it would take part in VMworld 2017 to be held on August 27-31 at […]

Red Hat and Microsoft Simplify Containers to Help Enterprises Accelerate to the Hybrid Cloud

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Enterprise leaders collaborate to enable container adoption across heterogeneous datacenter infrastructure and Microsoft Azure with new capabilities and product support Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq “MSFT”) and Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT) today announced an expansion of the two companies’ alliance with plans for new initiatives aimed at enabling enterprises to more easily adopt containers. This includes native support […]

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