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    • 20 Mar 2017

    Benchmark Factory - Getting Started With SQL Server Custom Workloads

    Quite often when I discuss BMF with customers they want to understand how to generate workload for their existing stored procedures. As part of their development life cycle if a change is made to a stored procedure they want to re-run a test and make sure response and scalability hasn’t degraded. While BMF has capture replay capabilities, this distinct feature for regression testing can be tricky to workout. ...
    • 20 Mar 2017

    It's About Time - Oracle Time Data and SharePlex

    Recently, we’ve had a number of questions about how SharePlex replicates Oracle time data; especially in cases where the source and target systems are in different timezones. Here’s a brief tutorial on how Oracle handles time data,...
    • 19 Mar 2017

    How to limit the amount of Cache memory used by Exchange Servers with applications to Rapid Recovery using PowerShell (part 2 of 2)

    Part one of this blog series may be found here Note: This blog series was supposed to be divided in 3 parts. However, some readers were gracious enough to ask me to publish all remaining material in one post and argued that an excessively long post should not be an issue as long as we walk together to reach the final result. As such, here it is. I apologize to those readers (if any) who would argue in turn that a post...
    • 17 Mar 2017

    Detecting and Reporting Security Issues in Hybrid AD and Azure AD—Visibility is Key

    If your organization is running Office 365 in a completely cloud-based or hybrid AD environment, it’s critical to make sure the proper security protocols are in place in both your on-premises AD and Azure AD. The first step is continuously assessing the hybrid AD to determine who has access to permissions, privileged groups, sensitive business groups, Group Policy Objects (GPO) and data at all times. Are you familiar...
    • 17 Mar 2017

    Top 6 Reasons to Attend GITEC Summit 2017

    The GITEC Summit “Revolution of Solutions: Transforming Government” will be held April 2-4, 2017 at the Westin Annapolis. This year’s summit will focus on the continued transition and transformation surrounding the development, implementation, management and use of information technology for mission-critical functions. Government-Led, Industry Enabled Attendance is 50% Government from 37 Agencies...