Last week I spent some time judging the final presentations for the Information Systems Consulting course at QUT. I am part of the QUT Alumni and it was good to spend some time back where I first gained an interest in Information Technology. The students had a fictious customer project where they needed to design a marketing solution and present this to their cohort.
In one sense, Microsoft Azure is straightforward. It’s a cloud service and a popular one at that. Businesses are taking the transition from on-premise systems to cloud-based with varying degrees of enthusiasm, but Azure is always a strong contender in the mix.
We developed SQL Beacon™ and MyVirtualDBA™ to underpin our world-class team of DBAs who work on shift, 27x7x365 to support our clients. SQL Beacon™ is an agentless monitoring and alerting engine that polls your infrastructure and SQL Servers to generate notifications for events before they become issues. The data captured by SQL Beacon™ is also […]
Over the last few days my daughter has been in hospital with repository issues. The last time I spent any time in a hospital was when my wife gave birth to this bundle of joy in the same hospital 19 months ago. In this time the technology in the hospital has changed dramatically, with each nurse now empowered with a mobile phone running a number of health applications to measure and capture vital statics.
In February of this year, WARDY IT Solutions announced the Azure Navigator program – an opportunity to migrate to Azure for free for the first 50 expressions of interest. There are still spots available for this offer. As Microsoft plans to decommission support for SQL Server 2008/R2 on-premise environments by early July 2019, our Azure […]
This week I have joined the WARDY IT Solutions team at SQLBits in Manchester to launch SQL Beacon in EMEA. SQL Beacon™ is the underlying technology that powers our award-winning Virtual DBA service.
Whether a business has its doors open or not, they are still a 24×7 operation with systems that need to run, overnight processes and websites to take orders. The database environment underpins these operations and it’s vital these critical systems are effectively managed, no matter what time of the day or night.