Comparative Study: Database Managed Services

This case study is courtesy of an IT Architect and Senior DBA working for a large international call and service center. He has managed four separate Database Managed Service Providers (DBMSPs) as a part of keeping mission-critical database systems up and running. This study is based upon his experiences with each. His company had more […]

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2021 is going to be fabulous

2021 Is Going to Be Fabulous! Here Are 5 Reasons Why.

Written by: Chuck Egerter, CEO Guardian Eagle I wanted to write this because I think, sometimes, we all need to hear it. We all need a cheerleader who comes with facts and truths that we can get excited about. I certainly do, and writing these thoughts down helps me adopt them, which is important for […]

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Free to Be the Best DBA You Can Be

Free to Be the Best DBA You Can Be

The other day I was catching up with a long-time friend and excellent Oracle DBA.  She was frustrated with how management rarely sees the strategic role she needs to play in helping them make smart decisions surrounding the future of the company’s data. Management clearly recognizes the value of the data itself, but often overlooks […]

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Top 10 Things the Best DBAs Do

Top 10 Things the Best DBAs Do

Today’s enterprise databases are expanding oceans of data that need careful protection so data can be delivered effectively to the business. Tasks that are expected of the DBA (database administrator) are many and varied. New database features and functionality, continuous database evolution in the cloud, and advanced security options increase the skill set DBAs need […]

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Monitoring-and-Blocking-Blog

Monitoring & Blocking: Real Time Visibility & Alerts

Overview: With the amount of activity going on in the database it isn’t practical for an individual to identify and dissect every log. Even with an entire team dedicated to database traffic analytics, one hundred percent visibility is not guaranteed. In addition, this activity would most likely have an impact on performance, especially in an […]

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Audit-Blog

Database Activity Monitoring

Our next stop on the way to protecting your data from the inside out is Auditing. Constant database activity makes it nearly impossible to see everything that is going on with your data, and you never really know if that’s good or bad. That’s where auditing comes in. Since there is always a risk that […]

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Access Controls Blog

Access Controls: Everything You Need to Know

  Large tech companies are still unaware of the necessity to protect passwords and train employees on the importance of multi-factor authentication.  There are so many Access Control options out there these days, it may be hard to narrow down what your company needs to be doing. Whether you need to be compliant for NIST, PCI-DSS, HIPAA […]

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Guardian Eagle – A Data Protection Company

Guardian Eagle is a Data Protection Company that secures your data from the inside out. We truly save companies from data nightmares! Our legacy expertise in databases, business continuity, replication, performance tuning, and data security has allowed us to help our customers experience less down time, zero data loss, and highly tuned systems that perform […]

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Why You Need a Comprehensive Data Security Strategy

WHY DATABASE SECURITY IS IMPORTANT TO YOU Data is the most critical asset to any organization, whether it’s patient details, credit card information, or confidential operations information. Data is the core of any company and the one item that no amount of money can replace once it’s gone. The importance and private nature of data […]

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