Tag: Inside Pythian

Blogrotate #22: The Weekly Roundup of News for System Administrators

Good afternoon and welcome to another edition of Blogrotate. This week has been absolutely insane so it’ll be another short one I’m afraid. Luckily for me the majority of news outlets were binging on iPad related press which left only limited space for real news.

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Welcome Gwen Shapira to Pythian

I’m excited to announce that Gwen Shapira has started with Pythian this week. :) Chen is no stranger here and many of my colleagues already know her and were in touch — she just naturally fits in.

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Blogrotate #21: The Weekly Roundup of News for System Administrators

Spring has sprung, the grass is riz. I wonder where them birdies is. Welcome to Blogrotate. It’s Good Friday here in Ottawa, a holiday for us. For this reason it’s going to be a short one this week. That and the fact that it’s 25C and sunny here. :)

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Blogrotate #18: The Weekly Roundup of News for System Administrators

Is it Friday already? Where does the time go? Lots of stuff going on this week–here’s a few of the things that I found interesting.

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Blogrotate #17: The Weekly Roundup of News for System Administrators

Good afternoon and welcome to another edition of the usually, mostly, kind of weekly news for System Administrators. I was on a much needed holiday for the last couple of weeks. Many thanks to Tim for filling in on the last one. What with clients’ priorities and February being a short month, we did not have the cycles to get a blog out last week, and this one will be short because, frankly, the IT news world has been a bit slow of late. With that I shall cease my preface and move on to . . .

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Pythian Launches ISV Partner Program

Pythian has launched a Partner Program to assist Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), whose applications have intensive database requirements. We assist their client base by helping them correctly plan, deploy, and manage the underlying database infrastructure, be it MySQL, Oracle or SQL Server, to ensure the ISV customers’ software environment is sound, and performs well over time.

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Blogrotate #16: The Weekly Roundup of News for System Administrators

Welcome to another edition of Blogrotate. This has been an interesting week in the IT world, with Microsoft security issues being the major focus of attention.

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OVSAGE February Meeting

Pythian is hosting the February meeting of the Ottawa Valley System Admistrators Guild (OVSAGE). This free event is open to all those interested in System Administration.

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OVSAGE Meeting Presentation January 21st Notes

On Thursday, January 21, Pythian hosted the Ottawa Valley System Administration Guild (OVSAGE) Ottawa Valley System Administration Guild (OVSAGE). The highlight of the meeting was an interesting presentation on security by the founder of OVSAGE, Scott Murphy. The focus was on the fact that security is a mindset, not a product. Scott’s presentation can be viewed here.

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Blogrotate #15: The Weekly Roundup of News for System Administrators

Good morning and welcome to a new Blogrotate. We missed last week’s edition because last week was insanely busy. We take customer service very seriously here at Pythian, so when there is a conflict between client issue and a blog, the client always wins out. ‘Nuff said.

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