Two Sides of a Coin – A DBA’s Experience

This is a story of not just an Oracle Database Administrator, but any administrator out there in this IT world.

For the sake of this story, let’s say there is an employee, Mark Smith, who has been working as a Senior Database administrator in a retail company for many years. Mark comes to the office on a Monday morning and once [...]

Top 7 Lifehacks for the Traveling Consultant

Whether you love it or hate it, traveling is a big part of any consultants’ lifestyle. You may be traveling occasionally to client sites or more frequently – whichever it is, this short guide will help make that experience more streamlined and easier to manage. Here are my essential tips for the traveling consultant.

1. Save Time at Security Checkpoints

One of [...]

What is a Smart City?

A smart city is an urban area that uses different types of electronic data collection sensors to supply information which is used to manage assets and resources efficiently.[1] This includes data collected from citizens, devices, and assets that is processed and analyzed to monitor and manage traffic and transportation systems, power plants, water supply networks, waste management, law enforcement, information [...]

What’s The ROI On Security?

Equifax, HBO, Sony, Home Depot, Target…the list goes on. What do these companies have in common?

I am pretty certain you guessed the answer to this question. Yes, they have all suffered massive data breaches. How is this possible? Ask any security professional and they will be quick to explain how these companies failed to secure a database, patch a system, [...]

Why It’s Better with BIAS

With so many Oracle partners and value-added resellers in the marketplace, some may ask the question, “Why BIAS?”

BIAS is a global systems integrator and true cross-stack Oracle Partner serving both Commercial and Public Sector clients. With U.S. offices in Atlanta, Denver, Washington DC as well as International locations in Hyderabad and Chennai, India, we span the globe while specializing in technology acquisition, [...]

BIAS Adds Oracle’s Extreme Performance Exadata X5 to Center of Excellence

Our team is excited to share the news that we have recently added an Oracle Exadata X5 to our Technology Center of Excellence. The X5 is optimized for all Oracle database applications and is the perfect platform for cloud computing and data storage – and BIAS’s Center of Excellence provides customers with the opportunity to see the Exadata X5 in [...]