Modern IT environments have presented many difficult-to-overcome challenges to organizations in recent times. One such challenge is gaining visibility into the systems. One may argue that due to cloud computing and limitless storage, it is now very easy to overcome some of the conventional challenges regarding visibility.
However, the architecture has changed into infrastructure scheduling and microservices. Hardware and software programs are now more complex, with their own set of challenges. These complexities have affected handling of event log management, which now requires specific tools and strategies to solve the visibility challenges.
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Anyone who is responsible for database performance knows how demanding and challenging database performance tuning is when managing a database. One of the critical functions of this process – database monitoring – is often overlooked. Database monitoring includes identifying the right SQL for tuning, determining right way to tune and whether SQL is right thing to tune.
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Small businesses face many operational challenges, one of which is effectively managing client relationships. When burdened with tasks like closing deals and maximizing profits, customer’s strategic requirements are often overlooked. MSP Managed Service Providers should consider themselves as business consultants and understand that long-term relationships are not built for selling products, but rather delivering solutions.
This guide will outline the basics about quarterly business reviews for MSPs, how to approach them, and what should be included.
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According to a McKinsey study, 70 percent of digital transformation projects fail. It’s quite a paradox because the transformation is happening for growth and success. If this stat alone is anything to go by, it indicates that enterprises need to rethink their strategy and management of such transformations.
So how are those other 30 percent of enterprises succeeding with their digital overhauls? Well, data and analytics play a vital role in helping track the progress of the process. Any smart organization would know that any change needs to be managed. Even more so those that target the digital infrastructure of the company.
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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.
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