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How to Use Event Triggers For Windows Server Monitoring

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Windows event logs and event triggers are an important part of Windows server monitoring. With the addition Event Viewer feature, Windows made it possible for server administrators to create custom tasks for certain events. This would be the so-called event trigger, and it could be a script or an email notification. 

This feature is highly important in terms of security and proactively dealing with issues with the server. Since it’s simply impossible to manually look at events every hour, event triggers provide a simple way to deal with events that require the immediate attention of the administrator or anyone from the IT team. 

Antonia ShehovaHow to Use Event Triggers For Windows Server Monitoring
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How to Monitor IIS Performance

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Microsoft’s Internet Information Services (IIS) is a well-known web server that hosts web applications and is used in many sectors like banking, healthcare, logistics, E-commerce, etc. It is the backbone of many IT Infrastructures but if it encounters issues it can cause websites to experience higher response times. Hence, end-users often leave the website. 

A web server plays a vital role in an organization’s IT infrastructure. Hence, to monitor IIS performance and view IIS logs, it’s very important to monitor IIS servers, applications and other servers. This also helps maintain applications that are mission-critical, such as SharePoint, Microsoft Dynamics and Outlook. 

It’s integral to maintain high-quality IIS performance to ensure reliability, security and uptime. If your server has a problem, it can negatively impact your web presence and cause a decline in the number of your end users. In order to achieve high-level performance, its important to have an IIS server monitoring and IIS log analyzer

Olga BurnaevaHow to Monitor IIS Performance
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SQL Server Performance Tuning: Best Practices

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Getting tired of slow queries? Wondering how you can improve SQL performance? The answer lies in SQL performance tuning or SQL server audit. Developers and database administrators (DBA) can significantly improve SQL server performance by fine-tuning how it carries out the queries. Optimal performance is crucial for relational databases and the applications that use them.

Olga BurnaevaSQL Server Performance Tuning: Best Practices
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Enterprises reprioritizing automated database monitoring due to the effects of remote work and global lockdown

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According to Redgate’s third annual State of Database Monitoring Report enterprises are reprioritizing cloud adoption and automated database monitoring due to the effects of Covid-19 and the global lockdown. The focus of business moves not only to ensuring application performance, but also security for remote working and ensuring business continuity.

 

The two biggest causes of problems with database management are human errors and ad hoc user access

Usually, the most common priorities for database professionals are performance and backups. In third and fourth places, people point out security management and user permissions. According to the respondents in the same research, the two biggest causes of problems with database management are human errors and ad hoc user access, which comes as a result of increased remote working and tasks being more widely distributed. Automated database monitoring seems to be the right solution to all these problems. 

vmetricBlogEnterprises reprioritizing automated database monitoring due to the effects of remote work and global lockdown
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