Smart Data Governance: Ensuring Regulatory Compliance with Smart Availability

Don Boxley Jr | June 26, 2018

Originally posted on June 18th, 2018 by Dataversity.net (http://www.dataversity.net/smart-data-governance-ensuring-regulatory-compliance-smart-availability/) Traditionally, high availability (HA) concerns revolved around performance. HA offered various redundancy and failover options to ensure business continuity in the event of workload spikes, planned maintenance, and unplanned downtime. Today, HA methods have been superseded by Smart Availability’s intelligent workload routing automation, in which data Read More…

Redoubling Analytic Value with Smart Availability

Don Boxley Jr | June 7, 2018

Originally posted on May 24th, 2018 by Dataversity.net (http://www.dataversity.net/redoubling-analytic-value-smart-availability/) The underlying value derived from data-driven processes has become increasingly paired with analytics. Once regarded as a desirable supplement to intuitive decision-making, analytics has emerged as the focus of mission critical applications across industries for any number of use cases.   Yet as the reasons for Read More…

The Evolution of Smart Availability

Don Boxley Jr | May 10, 2018

Originally posted on March 19th, 2018 by Dataversity.net (http://www.dataversity.net/evolution-smart-availability/) Regardless of computing environment, workload, or OS, availability is an essential part of operational success. Outages, system or application failures, and unplanned downtime are simply not acceptable for today’s pace of business in which even 10 minutes of inoperability translates to substantial data loss.   What Read More…

DxEnterprise 17.5: Cross-Platform High Availability Ensuring Best Execution Venue

Zoe Helgoth | April 5, 2018

The DH2i team is excited to announce that we recently launched the latest version in our line of software – DxEnterprise (DxE) v17.5. The release of DxE v17.5 brings the industry’s first and only unified Windows/Linux Smart Availability solution for databases, Docker containers, Availability Groups, and applications services. DxE v17.5 delivers flexible native support for: Read More…

Customer Quick-Look: Linn County Sheriff’s Office

Zoe Helgoth | February 27, 2018

Company Snapshot Provides patrol, corrections, civil, and 9-1-1 services, detectives, and emergency management Staff of 184 full time employees IT staff of 3, supporting 200 internal and 300 external users Before DH2i Annual downtime of 30-40 hours to support main applications Challenged with managing aging applications with limited staff Faced spending over $100,000 on an all-Microsoft-based HA Read More…

The Gift of PASS Summit 2017

Josh Achtemeier | November 17, 2017

About a week before the start of PASS Summit 2017, the DH2i team got word that we had a 3-day conference pass to PASS Summit 2017 that we were not going to be able to use ourselves. It was a bit of a long shot that late in the game, but we decided our most Read More…

The Start of a New Era for DxEnterprise Software

Josh Achtemeier | September 13, 2017

Hopefully you didn’t miss the big news, but the DH2i team is extremely excited to have announced the latest release in our line of software—DxEnterprise v17. The new release of multi-platform Smart Availability software brings our InstanceMobility and availability technology to Linux and Docker for the first time. Check out some write-ups, interviews and other Read More…

Save $100 on PASS Summit Registration with DH2i

Josh Achtemeier | June 19, 2017

There are still several months separating us from the biggest SQL Server community event of the year: PASS Summit 2017. However, the price of attendance will continue to rise as we get closer to the date. The value from attending is easy to justify though—top-minds in the SQL Server industry delivering focused talks everyday, valuable Read More…

Customer Quick-Look: City of Westminster, Colorado

Josh Achtemeier | May 29, 2017

Customer Snapshot 7th most populous city in Colorado and growing quickly Run 24/7 on almost all applications Support critical systems such as police, fire and much more Before DH2i 1 to 1 servers to instances ratio, but then Microsoft licensing changes made architecture way too expensive. Each server maintained in a different manner and backups not stored Read More…

Customer Quick-Look: W&W/AFCO Steel

Josh Achtemeier | April 24, 2017

Company Snapshot 6 state-of-the-art fabrication facilities Privately-held with over 1000 dedicated employees Projects: New Dallas Cowboys stadium, Mandalay Bay Convention Center & much more Before DH2i 2-server consolidated environment working great until a significant failure occurred that impacted production enough that something had to be done to improve resiliency. Consultants were recommending SQL Server Enterprise Edition in order Read More…