Bridging the Database Skills Gap in Hybrid IT with Foglight®

As state and local governments’ hybrid, IT environments continue to grow and become more complex, is there a database skills gap that is growing alongside them? According to a survey of database professionals conducted by Unisphere Research in 2020, 84%…

DBAs, Data Owners, and the Security Team—Distinguishing the Key Players Who Keep SLED Data Safe

In a previous article on the GovCyberHub, we were joined by Amit Parikh, an Information Management Senior Consultant at Quest Software, who discussed the new reality facing state and local government Database Administrators (DBAs) and explained how advanced workload analytics…

Why Digital Transformation is Good for Constituents, but Bad for DBAs

The day-to-day of a database administrator (DBA) working for a state, local, or municipal government or agency has changed significantly in the past few years. The digital transformation initiatives that became incredibly pervasive in the days following the start of…

5 common risks to successful cloud migration and data diversity strategies

State and local government agencies are changing fast to keep up with today’s constituent demands. A critical component to keeping pace with these demands is the adoption of new technologies, processes and solutions that are being driven by digital transformation.…

Accelerate Database Efficiency with SQL Performance Investigator (PI)

According to recent surveys, DBAs spend about 60-70 percent of their workdays troubleshooting issues. And while resolving performance issues is critical, investigating problems after they’ve affected systems and end users is a time- and resource-intensive approach. But what if you…