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Cyber Security Monthly News - February Summary 2019

Whether deliberately or through carelessness, fleshware continues to be a weak link for data security. That’s no excuse for not patching the software though.

"Why do I need a Load Balancer for an Availability Group Listener in Azure but not on-premises?"

I keep hearing this question being asked. It's not well documented by Microsoft nor is it widely known, but we know it's associated with the way failover clustering interacts with the Azure networking infrastructure.  My latest blog post attempts to unravel this mystery and explain why the..

SQL Server: The Problems of Having Thousands of Databases on a Single Instance

The current world record for the number of people to fit into a Mini is 28 people. For SQL Server, the max number of databases you can have on a single SQL Server instance is 32,767. However, like the people in the Mini, just because you can cram that many databases onto one server doesn’t mean..

Certify your application for database compatibility mode, not SQL Server version

A common problem with data platform modernisation is gaining application vendor support for newer SQL Server versions, but that has been made easier since Microsoft’s change in position on the long-term use of database compatibility mode announced in 2018.

Cyber Security Monthly News - January Summary 2019

As January draws to a close, Microsoft lets in the new year with a CU for 2016 SP1 & SP2 and a hotfix for 2017 CU13 (as below). There are also Windows updates and a variety of stories in the news to take a look at.

Dataflows – the Future of Power BI

Ready to create an enterprise Power BI solution with no data warehouse? Read on.

Coeo presenters at SQLBits 2019

The Coeo team have had an exciting start to the New Year, with three of our colleagues having sessions accepted by SQLBits 2019!

Cyber Security Monthly News - December Summary 2018

As the year 2018 came to a close, we saw a few updates in regards to SQL Server, where Microsoft released Cumulative Updates for both SQL Server 2014 and 2017. Alongside this, there were also a number of Windows Updates released, which can be found below:

Measuring success of an outsourced partnership

We support businesses who rely on data and cloud to achieve their growth goals through professional services, including our 24x7 service desk, proactive monitoring and alert response that augments their in-house teams with expert data and Azure skills. The success criteria for any relationship..

Coeo Values

The culture and values of a professional services organisation are vital in understanding fit both internally during recruitment and in external discussion with partners and prospective customers.  We knew when people were a "Coeo fit", but we often struggled to articulate why until in 2017 we..

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