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Build an IT maintenance plan around infrastructure needs

By Brian Kirsch 28 Aug 2018

Don't delay maintenance reboots. It's easy to forget to reboot hosts, tools and drivers, so use a reboot schedule to ensure your infrastructure remains functional. Read More

Zabbix monitoring requires experience for best results

By Stephen J. Bigelow 09 Jul 2018

Not every IT tool is as easy to learn as it is potentially useful. Zabbix offers several views into an environment, but that flexibility comes at the price of admin experience. Read More

CrowdStrike unveils Meltdown exploit in unusual fashion

By Rob Wright 19 Apr 2018

At RSA Conference 2018, CrowdStrike demonstrated a new Meltdown exploit that can harvest sensitive data such as passwords even on systems that are patched. Read More

5 trends for SQL Server environments as SQL Server 2019 looms

By Michael Otey 01 Feb 2019

SQL Server is undergoing new changes, as Microsoft prepares to release the 2019 version of the database software. Other changes are also on tap for SQL Server users. Read More

How can I secure my remote server management tools?

By Stephen J. Bigelow 17 Sep 2018

If you monitor a lot of servers, it's important to make sure the tools you use to remotely manage them are secure. Encryption and password best practices can help. Read More

Security Think Tank: How to tool up to catch evasive malware comms

By Paddy Francis 06 Dec 2018

As attackers begin to use multiple command and control systems to communicate with backdoors and other malware, how can organisations ensure that they detect such methods and that all C&C systems are removed, ... Read More

Explore the benefits of containers on bare metal vs. on VMs

By Chris Tozzi 20 Nov 2018

Advances in container technology and cloud deployments have morphed the debate over container deployment on bare-metal servers or atop VMs, with strong pros and cons for each. Read More

Is the XenServer hypervisor worth the cost?

By Stephen J. Bigelow 27 Aug 2018

There is a free, easy-to-obtain version of Citrix XenServer, but additional features and commercial support from Citrix -- which some shops might need -- require a license. Read More

How Windows administrators can manage print queues

By Ed Tittel 02 May 2016

Printer management requires making sure the correct and most current drivers are installed and that any print queues associated with a device are cleared. Read More