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Application and Server Management

DBAs looking for work should focus on SQL Server certifications

Certain Microsoft certifications can be a DBA's entry into the IT industry.

Database administrators should have no trouble finding employment opportunities, especially those well-acquainted with Microsoft’s popular SQL Server systems.

Companies must approach security from all fronts

Security is plaguing all types of businesses.

Cybercriminals are winning the battle against businesses and consumers worldwide

Backups made easier with SQL Server 2014

Cloud computing is a key part of SQL Server 2014's backup improvements.

Backups are one of the most important functions of SQL Server databases.

Become who you were born to be: A DBA

DBAs are a hot commodity throughout the IT industry.

Database administrators are receiving plenty of attention in recent years, perhaps making up for the fact that DBAs never received their due until innovative technologies and trends have greatly influenced their job functions.

SQL Server training essential for keeping hackers at bay

Security threats impact all types of businesses and government organizations.

As Jon Snow and his brothers of the Night’s Watch swore a vow to protect the realm from the threats beyond the Wall, similar devotion is required among database administrators to safeguard corporate data and customer information from sophisticated cybercriminals.

SQL Server 2014 features you should know about

Cloud computing is a big part of SQL Server 2014.

Every company and its employees want to know that when the latest version of an IT product builds off of what the previous solution did well and makes improvements to troublesome areas.

Some SQL performance and security tips to think about

Performance and security are two necessities for companies.

Every company wants to achieve two primary goals regarding their databases.

SQL server performance made easier with Microsoft updates

Microsoft is touting major performance capabilities with its SQL Server 2014 platform.

Performance is one of the defining characteristics of SQL server management.

What’s the best approach to SQL Security? Experts weigh in

Database security is a necessity yet companies are struggling to safeguard their data.

SQL security has taken a front seat to modern safeguards following what seems like a relentless assault from cybercriminals on corporate data in recent years.

What does it take to be a DBA? Part II

A broad skill set makes a good DBA.

Much like Liam Neeson possessed a certain set of skills in the Taken movies to rescue his loved ones, database administrators are also highly trained employees in the IT realm who are responsible for a wide range of tasks.