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Data is the new black - read our latest research

At Coeo, we find fashion retail is one of the most fast-moving and innovative industries we work with. Despite the diverse size and style of businesses in this sector, we have found that success is driven from some common ways of working - all of which recognise the value of data as a key..

Cyber Security Monthly News – March 2018

March 2018 will be remembered as the month of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal; it is believed that Facebook shared the data of over 80 million people, which has then been improperly harvested and used by Cambridge Analytica to target American and British voters during the 2016 US..

Simplifying key management in SQL Server by using Azure Key Vault

Implementing Transparent Data Encryption (TDE), Backup Encryption, Always Encrypted, Symmetric key and Asymmetric keys all require that a final secret is stored at some point which protects the encryption key(s) used to secure the data. The main difference between a symmetric and asymmetric key..

Making sense of business intelligence for retail

Our new on-demand webinar introduces the latest research in retail reporting and the ways data mastery can drive your business forward - from building omnichannel capability to identifying the most profitable parts of your estate.

Player harm and technological change – high stakes for operators as well as players?

In 2005, the Gambling Act came into force, designed to set out a legislative structure that included measures for player protection that could cope with modern electronic gambling. However, the increasing pace of technological change has led to concerns that this legislation has fallen behind..

Working with Technical Debt

As someone who has worked with many clients across many industries one of the common problems I see is companies who are finding it hard to juggle all the adhoc requests that come in to their data team. Report requests, data modifications, minor deployments, fixes or query performance tuning; no..

Using "With (nolock)"? Read this

Anyone that's worked with SQL for any length of time will undoubtedly have seen and heard the following

Cyber Security Monthly News - February 2018

During February, we’ve seen the tech industry warn ministers not to drop EU data laws when Brexit eventually kicks in. We’ve seen the biggest ever DDoS attack, and we’ve seen a robot autonomously open a door while giving us flash backs to one of the more recent Black Mirror episodes (for those..

So, you want to work at Coeo?

This post is for anyone looking to gain an insight into the world of a SQL Server professional or thinking of applying for a position within the Dedicated Support Team here at Coeo. Let me start by explaining what we do within the Dedicated Support Team; we provide a proactive monitoring service..

SQL Agent history - A most confusing dialog box

On a new installation of a SQL Server instance, by default, SQL Agent will automatically manage the job history retention, however this may not work the way you expect it to. This post explains why, and how you should set this up for best results.