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Comments Off on Machine Data eBook (Security)
Organizations must use every available resource to protect against the latest cyberattacks, the persistent nature of advanced threats, and the ease with which malware can cripple an entire network. One of the most important—and often overlooked—resources that organizations can tap into is machine data. This e-book showcases how three companies are leveraging machine data to protect themselves against the latest cyberthreats. ...
Comments Off on Six Essential Capabilities of an Analytics-Driven SIEM
SIEM (security information and event management) software offers a lot of promise, but legacy SIEMs simply can't keep up with the rate and sophistication of today's cyberattacks. Learn how to dramatically improve your security posture, advanced threat detection and incident response. ...
Comments Off on Security Investigation, Detection & Rapid Response With Splunk Enterprise
Hunting for an unknown threat or investigating an alert or breach can prove challenging and time-consuming for anyone—whether that’s a dedicated analyst or a person that plays multiple roles. While having visibility across data silos is a great starting point, detecting and addressing threats over the long term requires a more comprehensive approach: the security analytics cycle. ...
Comments Off on Application Management: Racing Ahead of the Competition
Application complexity, emerging architectures and siloed IT infrastructures bring new challenges—and opportunities—to application management. Just as IT needs a management tool that addresses overall service availability and performance, application managers need a platform that transcends the silos—incorporating and analyzing data from the various sources that influence performance and availability. ...
Comments Off on Path to Operational Intelligence
Turning big data noise into valuable IT and business information follows a predictable pattern—what Splunk calls the path to Operational Intelligence. With Splunk as your platform for Operational Intelligence, moving from reactive problem solving to real time, data driven insights is not only within reach, it’s easier than you think. ...
Comments Off on Worldwide IT Operations Analytics Software Market Shares
IDC, a leading provider of global IT research and advice, has published its estimate of market sizes and vendor market shares for the rapidly growing ITOA software market. In the report, learn who shaped the year for ITOA, market share, market context and significant market developments for ITOA and principal benefits of ITOA for IT organizations. ...
Comments Off on Is Your Head in the Cloud When It Comes To Database Management? Maybe It Should Be
Cloud-based database management provides organizations with database expertise when it is needed, where it is needed, and at the scale needed. Having experienced database professionals continuously available, both for ongoing issues and urgent projects, provides organizations with cost-effective solutions and valuable flexibility. While using an external provider for remote database administration services may be new for some, employing cloud-based, r...
Comments Off on 10 Reasons You Need Half a DBA
Nearly all companies need database administrators–but not all companies need a full time DBA. Sometimes you might need “half a DBA.” Sometimes it’s for a one-time need, such as during a transition to a new platform or a surge in overflow work. Other times there’s a persistent need for such fractional services, such as providing overnight support, or covering for DBAs on vacation or family leave. Many companies also maintain databases that do...
Comments Off on Windows Azure vs. Amazon Web Services
Microsoft SQL Azure and Amazon RDS are marketed in remarkably similar ways. Both companies claim that their cloud database product makes it easy to migrate from on premise servers to their database-as-a-service cloud offerings; simply migrate your schema and data to the cloud, and then change a connection string in your application. They also emphasize that the same management tools used with an on premise database can be used in the cloud. The emphas...
Comments Off on Comparing Database Services Within the Leading Public Clouds
Cloud computing offers endless benefits to small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs). The world of cloud computing is currently dominated by three popular cloud-computing services: Windows Azure by Microsoft, AWS (Amazon Web Services) by Amazon, and Google Cloud by Google. These three services have their own pros and cons as well as unique features, which lead to different pricing strategies. This white paper critically evaluates, compares, and cont...