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Five Disaster Recovery Mistakes You Might Be Making

Posted Sep 24, 2015 by Pragmatic Works

Kathy Vick and Rowland Gosling are Pragmatic Works' resident experts on disaster recovery. Through their vast experience, they've noticed many common mistakes that DBAs are making and they're sharing their insight to prevent your recovery from being a disaster of its own:

Disaster planning is a challenging topic for most companies and a crucial factor in data lifecycle maturity. While we understand no one wants to think about bad things happening, but for the same reason you pay for insurance, you need to have a resolute disaster recovery plan. Even the most well-prepared organizations and DBAs can be challenged with what to do to bring their systems back online during an outage.

In our experience, we’ve noticed most DBAs understand planning for a disaster like their company’s RPO (Recovery Point Objective, or how much data they can lose in a disaster) and RTO (Recovery Time Objective – how much time they can be down), and they plan their disaster strategies around those objectives. But the real challenge comes when disaster strikes, and your DBA is put to the test trying to bring the systems back online and prevent recovery from being a disaster.

With all of that in mind, here’s our list of five common mistakes you may be making with your disaster recovery strategy:

Webinar Follow Up - Help, My SSIS packages need a performance tune up!

Posted Feb 04, 2015 by Tammye Michau

SSIS Performance Tuning Tips and Tricks

On Tuesday we hosted the SSIS Performance Tuning Tips and Tricks webinar with James Phillips.  He showed us how to tune up our SSIS packages to make them perform better, faster, and more efficiently. 

Through demonstrations, we were given insight on what to avoid when setting up packages.  James stated you could speed up the performance of your packages by avoiding:

Naughty or Nice? Be Nice & Help Us Support Seamark Ranch!

Posted Dec 22, 2014 by Brian Knight

Promo Code: NEWYEAR

Pragmatic Works is offering $200 off any virtual training class purchased by January 15, 2015 when you use the promo code NEWYEAR at checkout. Additionally, if you book your virtual training class by December 31, 2014, Pragmatic Works will donate $50 to Seamark Ranch for every class puchased.

Webinar Follow-Up: SSIS Performance Tuning Techniques

Posted Aug 22, 2014 by Liz Hamilton

Instructor: Mitchell Pearson

Click here to watch the entire webinar.

Click here to view Mitchell's blog.

Thank you everyone for attending my webinar on SSIS Performance Tuning.

Below are some of the questions that I received from the Webinar:

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