What’s a Database Health Check?

What’s a Database Health Check?

As a critical component of your business, a healthy database is vital to staff efficiency and customer satisfaction. If you’ve neglected database maintenance and tuning, chances are you’re running into a litany of performance issues. When your database...
Creating a Windows Backup Image (Win10)

Creating a Windows Backup Image (Win10)

The following instruction will walk you through how to create a Windows OS backup in the event you need system image restore. An image backup copies everything on your drive, including partitions and the boot sector. It’s the only way to back up your Windows...
The Basics of Database Performance Tuning

The Basics of Database Performance Tuning

Poor database performance bogs down operations, and as the lifeblood of a business, companies can’t afford barriers to data access. One of the best ways to navigate past performance issues is by getting a regular database performance audit. Just like a car needs...
Verifying a Server is Offline

Verifying a Server is Offline

Overview From time to time, you’ll encounter a situation where a server appears to be offline, and you need to verify the validity of the alert prior to contacting proper support channels. This document covers certain steps that can be taken for verifying an...
Using the Mysqlbinlog Utility

Using the Mysqlbinlog Utility

MySQL binary logging is used for replication and also for point-in-time recovery of a MySQL database instance. It records any changes to database contents and may be recorded in a “statement-based” or “row-based” format. The default location to...