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Sean McCown is a senior DBA for First American Title in Dallas. He has been a production DBA on high-end systems for 12 years.

A Practical Approach to Database Mirroring 3
Looking for high availability? You can implement database mirroring as an alternative to expensive third-party solutions. Here’s how.
Should You Choose Database Mirroring? 8
Database mirroring can provide continuous updates, fault tolerance, and ease of management, but like any high-availability solution, it has drawbacks. Here are pros and cons you should consider before jumping into mirroring.

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Jul 6, 2016

Using BI Office Together with Microsoft Power BI Desktop to Unlock Business Insights

It is crucial to move away from data and analytics stored on individual desktop computers. Today’s solutions must promote holistic, collective intelligence. The strong, continued alliance between Microsoft and Pyramid Analytics helps make all this possible....More
Jul 6, 2016

Why It’s Important to Unlock Business Insights Trapped on Individual Desktops

To become a truly data-driven enterprise, many business leaders recognize that they must extend the capabilities of self-service business intelligence (BI) and analytics to more of their business users. Many BI tools tackle part of this need, but they don’t offer a complete enterprise solution....More
May 12, 2016

The 7 C's of Data Quality

Data quality is really important. Why? Because it helps you save money while increasing profits because of accurate contact data. It’s important to understand what data quality is and why it is important....More
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