• 18 Jan 2017

    I backup my data already. But is that enough?

    You might think you have good data backup plan , but do you know what to do when you lose your data or when your business has to relocate in an emergency? How often do you have your team go through a restore of your backup? How fast can you acces...
    • 18 Jan 2017

    Quest Customer Story: Keeping Trucks on the Road

    One of the lesser known features of Foglight the ability to monitor log files. One of our customers has a process that collects and prints documentation required for truck movement. Before a truck can leave the loading d...
    • 17 Jan 2017

    Important Considerations for SharePlex Open Target Replication

    Frequently customers inquire why they experience slow post when replicating to non-oracle target. It turns out that they have only one post queue configured with hundreds of tables being replicated. The solution is simple, set up m...
    • 17 Jan 2017

    Office 365 Migration Ahead? Don’t Pass Go Without Comprehensive Pre-Migration Assessment.

    With an Office 365 migration looming, now is not the time for a game of chance, to roll the dice and hope for the best. As we’ve seen time and again, successful, on-time and on-budget Office 365 migrations simply do not happen unless the IT team has full visibility into the IT environment that they plan to migrate. What Should I Compile for an Office 365 Pre-Migration Assessment? Download the Quest eBook: “...
    • 17 Jan 2017

    New Year - New Stat Settings!

    Happy New Year! Hope you are off to a great 2017! It’s a New Year and time to do those “New Year” type things. For Stat – It’s time to update your Stat System Settings. You can find these settings by going to the following location within Stat: Maintenance > General > System Maintenance . When the System Maintenance screen loads you will see several tabs on the form. The settings...
    • 17 Jan 2017

    SharePlex, The MVP of replication football

    OK, so remember as a kid coming back to school after winter vacation and the first assignment that always seemed to be given was a 2-page essay on “What did you do for winter vacation." Yuck, how I hated those since most of the time all I ...
    • 16 Jan 2017

    Foglight - Supersized Deployment Use Case

    Use Case This large organization was using 6 different monitoring products. SCOM for windows, BMC for Linux, Riverbed Steel Central for APM, Oracle OEM for Oracle Databases, SCOM for SQL Server databases, VMWare for VM monitoring, and Empirix for web transaction monitoring. Some of these were deployed across the enterprise and others were deployed departmentally. The goal of the Foglight implementation was to consolidate...
    • 16 Jan 2017

    Reverting Large Scale Changes with Change Auditor and Recovery Manager for Active Directory

    For most circumstances using Recovery Manager for Active Directory to revert changes made to Active Directory is pretty simple. If we need to revert a group's membership, we just search for the group from the selected backup and restore it from an appropriate backup. But what if the changes that need to be reverted are considerably more complex? What if they span hundreds of changes across dozens of Organizational...
    • 16 Jan 2017

    How to Seed Replication to a Remote DR Series Appliance

    Quest’s DR Series Appliance is a remarkable device. It has amazing deduplication and compression, source-side and inline deduplication capabilities, is certified to work with most major backup software vendors, plus many more incredible features. It also has WAN-optimized replication that lets you send deduplicated and compressed data from one DR container to another. It even gives you the ability to throttle your...
    • 16 Jan 2017

    Restaurez quasi-instantanément à partir du Cloud Azure

    Tech brief: La réplication vers le Cloud Azure Et si vous pouviez donner à votre entreprise la possibilité de se concentrer davantage sur l'innovation produit et moins sur la gestion du data center ? Et si la sauvegarde, la réplication et la restauration étaient aussi simple que le redémarrage d'une machine virtuelle? Et si vous pouviez avoir une restauration après...
    • 16 Jan 2017

    Your New Backup Software Just Arrived. Now What?

    Now what? It sounded so good when you spoke with the sales team... You’ve just purchased a new data protection (backup) software application and realize you aren’t sure what to do next. This may help. ================== Backup migra...
    • 16 Jan 2017

    Using SharePlex Efficiently – Only Replicate the Data You Need

    One of the more attractive features of the SharePlex data replication tool is its ability to be very selective about the data it replicates. If you’re looking at workload offloading, making data more available to your users, building data...