Sanjay Joshi is a SQL Server expert who has worked as a database consultant with Fortune 500 companies around the world. He specializes in SQL Server–based technical solutions for efficient data management.
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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
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
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