Around the Clock Database Support: The Database Night Watch

It’s late, you’re tired, and all you want is your head to hit the pillow – all DBAs know the feeling. It was a long day to begin with, and just as you drifted off to sleep, your cell phone rings. All of a sudden you need to log back into your datacenter and troubleshoot a critical database that became unresponsive. End users need access to this data before they sit down at their desk in the morning – so sleep isn’t an option.

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Companies lack disaster recovery preparedness

Running a business is all about being ready. For retail companies, this might mean stocking shelves for busy times of the year, while B2B firms might be more concerned about anticipating their clients’ emerging challenges. Either way, preparation allows an organization to overcome potential difficulties more easily to achieve stronger results. So why doesn’t being ready for natural and technological disasters strike leaders as important?

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Optimal uptime and productivity with cloud-based DR

Considering the vast array of catastrophes, from hurricanes to server failures, that can threaten a business’ productivity and reputation, more firms are turning to the cloud for improved disaster recovery programs (DR). Cloud-based DR can offer assurance of optimal uptime in the face of any potential incident, which is key for maintaining an edge over competitors and supporting positive client relationships. In order to fully reap these benefits, enterprises considering cloud computing can leverage remote database support for a successful migration process.

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Database monitoring crucial to security

A rising number and expanded variety of cyber attacks have drawn attention to inadequate database monitoring solutions that put sensitive corporate and customer data at risk. Experts are advising that enterprises leverage database administration services for state-of-the-art monitoring capabilities and expertise to support security strategies.

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