Barrie Sosinsky


Barrie Sosinsky is a contributing editor for Windows IT Pro. He is an industry analyst with the Sosinsky Group, which specializes in application-development and testing services, database design, network system design, and IT industry analysis.

SQL Server 2000 Announced - 20 Dec 1999
Microsoft has announced the coming of SQL Server 2000, the latest version of the company's flagship enterprise database product.
IBM and Sequent Computer Systems Merge - 13 Jul 1999 1
In the emerging enterprise Windows NT and Windows 2000 (Win2K) data center market, IBM announced today its completion of a merger agreement to purchase Sequent Computer Systems.

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Nov 3, 2015

Climb the Steps Toward Data Quality Success

Melissa Data's Data Quality Analyst Joseph Vertido explains how Gartner defines the critical data quality steps to prevent bad data from entering your systems in the first place, and then keep it clean over time....More
Sep 29, 2015

Data Breaches and Insider Threats

I’ll sound a bit like Captain Obvious for bringing this up, but it’s important to remember that security encompasses a lot more than protecting sensitive data from the specter of outsider threats like hackers. Properly implemented security policies also account for threat-models that include insiders – or people within your organization....More
Sep 15, 2015

Setting Up Additional Checks to Ensure Regular Transaction Log Backups 1

There’s simply no way to overstate the importance of regular Transaction Log Backups. Not only do they help protect from disaster, but regular execution of T-Log backups on Full (and Bulk-Logged) Recovery databases helps keep thing “fit and trim”. Most of the time, setting up a Notification for when T-Log Backup Jobs fail is enough to let you know when something goes wrong....More
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