Databases store the most valuable information for the businesses you work with and they’re the trickiest systems to back up; some of the largest technology companies in the world have got database backup badly wrong. Losing that data can have serious consequences for the business, to say nothing of the embarrassment quotient for you. Here we explain the essentials of backing up and introduce some specialist tools.
Combine windows storage server and add windows system center data protection manager and you can get a backup and dr appliance you can build – or a service you can sell.
If two drives fail in a RAID 5 array, you lose data. RAID 6 promises more protection and better performance.
Like any other database, Exchange needs a little TLC if you want to recover from any downtime.
For clients who have outgrown SBS 2003, or who just can’t wait any longer for Exchange 2007, migrate them to a new server that’s 64-bit. Microsoft has made a lot of changes with Exchange 2007. The biggest is a switch to only supporting a 64-bit version.
Customer relationships are more important than ever in this business climate, but while even small companies save computerised their order books, far fewer are using the tools available to help manage what they know about their customers.
In which a crime is solved – and then unsolved again thanks to a piece of mouse fluff.
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