In July's news, Amazon confirms that its cloud computing platform, AWS, was subject to largest distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in recorded history back in February. The 2.3Tbps attack, which took place on 17th February, surpassed the previous record of 1.35Tbps sustained by GitHub in..
It’s been a while since I last wrote about my favourite piece of tech, which is not the latest neither sometimes the greatest, but we’ve been together for over a decade now and I still love it. That is the SQL Server engine.
So, you're supporting a server. It might be yours directly, it might belong to a customer. Doesn't matter. You've got an urgent issue - an alert, a ticket, an end-user reporting a problem - and you need to get moving. Where do you start? Everyone has a method, and if you haven't developed yours..
In June’s news, we see a plethora of security related stories related to Covid-19, including information on staying secure and avoiding recent targeted phishing scams.
Additionally, we look at critical updates for both Windows and SQL Server, and the changes Microsoft has made regarding..
In May's Cyber Security news, we are flushed with stories around the current Pandemic situation. With reports of hacking, as well as addressing concerns for the impact of Coronavirus on data privacy and security, the current global situation is dominating this category of the news like many..
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In our recent customer survey, "Access to additional training material" was one of the most frequently requested new features for our Customer Portal. We are delighted to announce that we’ve been able to make this happen. From today, our Dedicated Support customers now..
Recently we have helped a number of customers with moving system and user databases from one drive to another. We also regularly receive questions regarding how to do this safely and minimising risks associated. As such, we have produced a step-by-step guide with best practice recommendations..
In March’s news, Microsoft releases 115 security updates on “Patch Tuesday” to address and resolve known security vulnerabilities within Windows operating systems and associated software – the biggest release in the company’s history. Besides this, there have been several SQL Server and Windows..
At the time of writing the UK Government has announced that up to a fifth of the UK workforce could be off sick at the same time due to coronavirus.
In January's news - researchers have uncovered an unsecured database in the cloud containing sensitive information belonging to thousands of British citizens and a number of High Street banks were forced to halt foreign currency exchange following a ransomware attack on travel money supplier..