This month has all been about the General Data Protection (GDPR) deadline which came into effect on the 25th May and is why you are likely being bombarded by every company you ever gave a shred of personal information to asking you to review their terms and conditions.
Online retail can involve very long processes leading to the customer, but what if the supply chain could be shorter, and the process leaner?
This article examines how disintermediation — the process of removing intermediaries from the supply chain — can impact online retail.
In the past couple of weeks, following the recent Windows update CVE-2018-0886, we have had multiple occurrences of ourselves and our customers having issues connecting to some of their servers via Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). When trying to RDP to certain servers, we are presented with the..
Save yourself time working with Power BI.
If you’re running SQL Server 2016, you may want to install SQL Server Service Pack 1, CU8. I came across an issue recently that effectively caused the transaction log backups to hang. Through our proactive monitoring, we were alerted to the fact that a log backup had not been taken in 4 hours...
One of the common customer queries we get at Coeo is how to provide high availability for SQL Server. I have been advocating the use of SQL Server Failover Cluster Instances (FCI) to provide high availability for over 10 years. However, during a review of our reference architecture the question..
April has seen the release of a number of Windows patches, Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2016 and a new cumulative update for SQL Server 2017. See more details below:
Too often, a disaster recovery plan can look a little like it was put together by the underpants gnomes.
Phase 1: Take database backups
Phase 2: ???
Phase 3: Recovered from disaster
Starting with taking backups isn’t the worst idea (can’t say the same for collecting underpants), but this..
Managed Instance is now in public preview and with it is a purchasing option we haven't yet seen with traditional Azure SQL Database offerings, known as the vCore purchasing model. Earlier this month, Microsoft announced this model is now available in preview for Single Database and Elastic..
It’s been a while since my last blog post, but the beauty of time marching forwards is that lovely new features get released in Azure for me to write about.
Something I always remember as a kid is that when we got a cool new bit of technology, I'd use it for a while and then my next port of..