• 19 Apr 2018

    Diagnosing Historical Sessions in SQL Server TempDB

    In the recent 5.7.5.50 release of Foglight for SQL Server, a change was made to the TempDB drilldown. Specifically, the Sessions tab would formerly show the current sessions, regardless of the time range selected on the dashboard. Now, it will allow you to drilldown to the sessions that had activity in TempDB during the desired time range. To start, drilldown to the Databases dashboard, select TempDB (1), select your...
    • 19 Apr 2018

    Avoiding the 3 R's: Reboot, Restore, Resign

    A privileged user hosing your AD is shockingly easy. Learn how denying logon rights can bring disaster to your Active Directory.
    • 18 Apr 2018

    Stop Manually Imaging Your Windows Tablets

    Get reliable, automated imaging for Windows tablets and other UEFI systems using KACE SDA and KACE SMA.
    • 18 Apr 2018

    Are you following the best practice recommendations for SQL Server Database Backups? More about automated restore!

    Are you following the Best Practice recommendations for SQL Server Database Backups ? If the answer to this question isn't "yes, without any doubt" then we need to act! For example, we need to be absolutely sure that the backups we are doing can be properly restored and we must verify that we can restore them with all the options and conditions we need to use during a planned or a real disaster recovery...
    • 17 Apr 2018

    Transformation, Partitioning and Selective Replication with SharePlex

    Customers often ask “Can SharePlex do transformation?”. Often, what they’re really asking is, “Can SharePlex selectively replicate rows or columns?” or “Can SharePlex move data from one column in the source, to a different column in the target?” For Oracle to Oracle replication, the answer to all three of these questions is, “Yes!” For Oracle to all other targets...
    • 12 Apr 2018

    Singapore Team Celebrates Opening of New Office Facility

    (Please visit the site to view this video) (Please visit the site to view this video) On Monday, April 9th, Quest and One Identity colleagues in Singapore celebrated the opening of our new downtown office facility. The opening represents the start of an exciting new chapter for our entire Singapore team, which moves from the legacy Dell facility located on the west side of Singapore to the new facility located right...
    • 12 Apr 2018

    Do you need to refresh any database on a test environment or just test restores? See how Automated restore can help you!

    In this post we are going to talk about the Automated restore option. This feature restores the most recent full disk backup created with LiteSpeed and optionally differential and transaction log backups. Where is the last backup located? What is the file name of the most recent backup? You don't need to ask this anymore as LiteSpeed will scan the folders/subfolders you specify for you. As you can imagine this is...
    • 10 Apr 2018

    Quest Rapid Recovery 6.2 is now available!

    Announcing Quest Rapid Recovery 6.2 is now available As all technologies evolve and change, Rapid Recovery evolves to keep pace — and to keep them better protected. Based on valuable customer and partner feedback, Quest is proud to announce Rapid Recovery 6.2. This release includes enhancements to make it even easier to manage your Rapid Recovery environment while improving database application protection and...
    • 10 Apr 2018

    Exposing Foglight User-Defined Collection Data

    This post will cover one way to make it easy easier to get the user-defined collection data onto a dashboard or report. For a quick refresher, please see User Defined Collections in Foglight for SQL Server: A Quick Walk-Through With a "simple" UDC that returns a single value, adding it to a dashboard or report is a matter of finding it in the data model, and dragging it over. But what happens with a query...
    • 9 Apr 2018

    Enterprise Reporter 3.1 Technical Preview Program Launched

    Here at Quest, we strive to become the go-to provider for comprehensive solutions that help move, manage and secure Microsoft environments. Move it with zero impact, manage it with less and secure it from threats. We thank you for your continued partnership with Quest and value your business. As we work to innovate and improve our Microsoft Platform Management solutions we look to our customers for their personal experience...
    • 9 Apr 2018

    Enterprise Reporter 3.1 Technical Preview Program Launched

    Here at Quest, we strive to become the go-to provider for comprehensive solutions that help move, manage and secure Microsoft environments. Move it with zero impact, manage it with less and secure it from threats. We thank you for your continued partnership with Quest and value your business. As we work to innovate and improve our Microsoft Platform Management solutions we look to our customers for their personal experience...
    • 9 Apr 2018

    Winning the Blame Game – Go, DBAs!

    Let Foglight easily identify where performance degradation originates, diagnose and resolve issues, plus automate performance metric analysis and responses fast to prove'em wrong!