Calling all IIS and ASP.NET Users

Posted by Michael Francis in IT Professional, SysAdmin on 05-08-2011

If you work with ASP.NET and IIS, then chances are Red Gate would get to know you. If could be that you like to hand-craft everything that runs on your production servers. Maybe you’re using IIS 7′s modules to configure server functionality, or perhaps an earlier IIS version gives you all the control you need. However you’re using IIS and ASP.NET, Red Gate is keen to hear from you

Whole Lotta Dev

Posted by Michael Francis in IT Professional, SysAdmin on 11-05-2011

The Oracle team at Red Gate thinks Devs rock and have produced at range of wallpapers for mobile and desktop. They’re free and we hope they help to keep you rocking. If you’re not working with Oracle, but you know someone who is, please tell them about Red Gate’s oracle tools and they too can rock out their desk top!

Are you Fast, Faultless and Powerful?

Posted by Michael Francis in IT Professional, Software Testing, SysAdmin on 11-03-2011

Are you fast, faultless and powerful? If you are, then take a look at the cool wallpapers (for mobile or desktop) and screensaver that the Oracle team have designed for download. If you’re not working with Oracle, but you know someone who is, please tell them about Red Gate’s oracle tools and they too can add some colour to their desk top!

 

7 Career Pitfalls that High Availability Systems Will Not Help a SysAdmin Avoid

Posted by Wesley David in High Availability, IT Professional, SysAdmin on 18-01-2011

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A few months back I wrote an article titled “7 reasons why High Availability will help you fail in even more spectacular ways than ever!” It was a humorous but legitimate look at some pitfalls you might face when implementing highly available systems (e.g. clustered servers, failover firewalls and etc.). However, after finishing that article I felt I hadn’t quite addressed the issue in toto. Then it struck me. The previous article focused mostly on the hardware and technology, but paid scant attention to the technologists working the hardware, and the more personal assumptions that can be made when considering and implementing highly available systems.