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  1. Use of PowerShell in SQL Server

    Use of PowerShell in SQL Server

    An admin’s task is notorious for being time consuming and repetitive. Since the mass acceptance of SQL as the go-to database query language, SQL administrators have spent long hours in performing their routine tasks. However, since the advent of PowerShell, administrators have breathed a sigh of relief and exploited it to the maximum for convenience of database operations. Devised by Microsoft in 2008, it is a task automation and configuration management framework. PowerShell comprises of a command-line shell and associated scripting language that works wonders in automating complex tasks performed by SQL administrators. Such is the demand for this language that even entry level PowerShell professionals are earning a high salary. The average salary of a Windows PowerShell system administrator is estimated at a whopping $62,074 per year in the US by PayScale.


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  2. What Is The Use Of IIS Server In ASP.Net?

    What Is The Use Of IIS Server In ASP.Net?

    Internet Information Services is a general-purpose web server from Microsoft. It runs on a Windows system and provides the user with the requested set of webpages or files. IIS protocols form the basics of internet information services. The computer systems administrators in the US earn an average annual salary in excess of US$ 79,000. High remunerations have propelled the popularity of system and network administration as a lucrative career for aspiring system administrators.


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  3. 14 Features Of Windows Server 2012

    14 Features Of Windows Server 2012

    Windows server 2012, the server version of windows 8, is the sixth edition of the Windows server. It is an upgraded version of the Windows server 2008. It was accompanied by a couple of pre-release versions, including a beta version and a developer preview.


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  4. A Day In The Life Of A Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Administrator

    A Day In The Life Of A Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Administrator

    Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) is a popular solution devised by Microsoft for managing a large number of computers and devices running a variety of operating systems. Due to the widespread acceptance of SCCM as the platform for managing groups of computers, it has been employed by a number of organizations. To manage this platform, companies need SCCM administrators. In this blog post, we will take a look at a typical day in the life of an SCCM, and some of the other aspects of the job, so you can see if this is a good option for you.


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  5. How to Ace Your CompTIA Network+ Exam

    How to Ace Your CompTIA Network+ Exam

    When job openings are announced by a reputed IT company, hordes of career aspirants assemble in long queues for their shot at a lucrative career. Most hopeful candidates fall flat at the initial hurdles and the ones who make it through to the final rounds are judged on the basis of their skills and certifications. Fortune usually favors those who have the right credentials and the skills to match. In this blog post, we will discuss the advantages of doing CompTIA Network+ Certification and how to ace your exam to get the certification on your resume.


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  6. Managing Authorization and Access Restrictions using ITIL Best Practices

    Managing Authorization and Access Restrictions using ITIL Best Practices

    Thanks for all your feedback, input, and comments on my previous blog post. I appreciate your growing interest in my ITIL specific blog posts. As always, I would also like to thank our content expert who is always helpful and supportive. I hope you will enjoy reading this blog as well. This week, I have selected Access Management and how it is done using ITIL best practices.


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  7. Which Networking Certification is Right For You?

    Which Networking Certification is Right For You?

    The IT industry is built around certifications and work experience. Unlike other disciplines, it doesn’t emphasize on traditional degrees. Instead, the industry looks for people that have specialized certifications in different domains. This means that a candidate who has undertaken a cisco networking course may just be as suitable for a job as a candidate with a degree in computer science.


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  8. Understanding Customer Expectations, Business, and Environment In ITIL

    Understanding Customer Expectations, Business, and Environment In ITIL

    Thanks for all your input, feedback, and comments regarding my previous blog post on service level management. I appreciate your growing interest in my ITIL specific blogs. I would also like to thank our content expert who is always helpful and supportive. I hope you will enjoy reading this blog post as well. This week, I have selected another important process of ITIL which is Business Relationship Management (BRM). This is one of the 26 processes discussed in the ITIL Foundation course.


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  9. Microsoft SQL Server Database Advantages And Best Practices

    Microsoft SQL Server Database Advantages And Best Practices

    Microsoft SQL is a popular Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) developed by Microsoft. Being a database server, its primary function is to store and retrieve the data as and when requested by other software applications. Administering Microsoft SQL server database can help you optimize as well as maintain your server’s performance while ensuring its recoverability and availability. In this blog post, we will explore the advantages and best practices associated with MS SQL.


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