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Amazon S3 Security In-Depth Part 2: Basics of S3 IAM Policies

This is the second in a three-part series on Amazon S3 Security In-Depth. In Part I of this series, we discussed the different mechanisms you can use to allow access to your S3 buckets and objects. In this Part II, we will take a deeper look at managing access to your S3 resources using AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM).

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MS SQL Server Backup Automation

SQL backup routine includes various actions you should remember about. And the best way to get it done is by using backup automation. In this article, we will cover built-in tools that help to simplify your daily routine.

We will also show how to do this using CloudBerry software for MS SQL Server backup. Continue reading

SQL Server Table-Level Backup Guide

It is time to overview table-level backup - one of the most rarely used data protection types. You may need to copy data into one single table in case of data export or migration, or as part of a disaster recovery plan.

In this article, you will find out about how to backup a table in SQL Server and what you need to remember. Continue reading

Amazon S3 Security In-Depth Part 1: ACLs vs Bucket Policies vs IAM

AWS S3 Security

To use Amazon S3 effectively, you need to be aware of the security mechanisms provided by AWS to control your S3 resources. This is the first part in a three-part series on S3 security. In this part, we will discuss the three different access control tools provided by AWS to manage your S3 resources.

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SQL Server Differential Backup

SQL Server Differential Backup

Differential backup in SQL Server contains only the data changed since the last ‘full’ run. It allows you to shorten backup windows while keeping the backup chain simple.
In this article, we are going to explain how differential backup works in SQL Server and how it can help preserve database data. Continue reading

MSP Voice Episode 16 – Brad Proctor from University PC Care

The interview this week is with Brad Proctor from University PC Care in Greenville, NC. Brad talks about his career and also what they had to do to prepare for Hurricane Florence as it headed towards North Carolina. Brad is a big fan of Apple and was instrumental in having University PC Care become an Apple Authorized Service Provider. Brad has some great advice for all MSPs out there! Continue reading

Guide to SQL Server Transaction Log Backup

T-Log backup

Production SQL Server databases generally require that data loss can be minimized in the event of the disaster. The amount of data loss is something that every administrator will need to understand from the business users who rely on the database. Whatever the answer, the solution is to manage your recovery point objectives (RPOs) through properly scheduled transaction log backups.

In this article, we’ll discuss how to create and manage your transaction log (T-Log) backups on Microsoft SQL Server 2017. Continue reading

Guide to Office 365 Mailbox Backup

Office 365 mailbox backup: secure your mailboxes data

Office 365 provides a corporate-grade business environment for small companies and increased infrastructure flexibility for businesses with on-premises servers. We are going to cover Office 365 infrastructure basics, discuss whether built-in data protection tools cover all your backup needs, and how to back up Office 365 in more convenient ways. Continue reading

MSP Voice Episode 15: with Steve Taylor from MSP Webinars

This week’s guest is Steve Taylor from MSPWebinars.While Steve still runs an MSP business, he’s been focusing a lot of his time running MSPWebinars, a great resource for MSPs. Steve doesn’t take “vendor” money for sponsorships, he has a subscription model for MSPs. With the subscription you get access to a lot of great resources and also vendor deals (vendors are required to offer a special deal to appear on MSPWebinars). Steve is offering a special discount for MSP Voice listeners, get $45 off your first year. Just sign up here: https://www.mspwebinars.com/mspvoice Continue reading