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Microsoft SQL Server Management Issues

  • SQL Azure database recommendations and best practices

    SQL Azure database is modeled on SQL Server technology, but it doesn’t always act like it. SQL Azure is distinct in how it works, and you should handle it accordingly. Read on for guidelines to keep your cloud deployment in fine working order. Continue Reading

  • Encrypting password fields in SQL Server

    Third party application aren't necessary to create a password field inside a SQL Server database, or to decrypt the field when validating users. Just use an encryption algorithm in your application. A tool called Encryptionizer can do this for you. Continue Reading




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    Your data center UPS sizing needs are dependent on a variety of factors. Develop configurations and determine the estimated UPS ...

  • How to enhance FTP server security

    If you still use FTP servers in your organization, use IP address whitelists, login restrictions and data encryption -- and just ...

  • 3 ways to approach cloud bursting

    With different cloud bursting techniques and tools from Amazon, Zerto, VMware and Oracle, admins can bolster cloud connections ...