What is a Stingray And How Does It Impact Me?
According to news reports from outlets including IDG’s CSO, the US Department of Homeland Security said in early April of this year that there are unauthorized “stingrays” in the Washington, DC areas and in “other cities.” To be perfectly honest, I cannot find the term stingray in the documents I read, and “StingRay” is a […]
The Real Role of the Business Analyst: Connecting Strategy to Action
If business analysts were just people who”analyze businesses” they would have, at most, a passive role that wouldn’t contribute to their organizations’ achieving their goals. The real role of the business analyst is a far more active one and provides the essential link between the organization’s goals and its IT projects. Wikipedia defines four kinds […]
Azure vs. AWS: A Conversation with the Experts
Which cloud solution is right for your organization? What factors make one cloud solution better than another? Between the big two — Azure and AWS — what do the experts have to say about the advantages or disadvantages of each? We recently asked two of our Learning Tree Cloud Instructors to answer questions about two […]
Should I Become a Certified Ethical Hacker?
Maybe you’ve heard a little about the Certified Ethical Hacker or CEH exam. You probably have some questions: What is a certified ethical hacker? How does a CEH fit into an IT organization? How do you get certified? What knowledge and skills are crucial to success? How does CEH relate to other cybersecurity certifications? Let’s […]
SET NOCOUNT ON Is More Important Than You Think
Most seasoned SQL Server administrators and developers will tell you to include SET NOCOUNT ON in all your stored procedure code. The reason generally given is to turn off the unnecessary “n rows affected” message that appears so often in the Management Studio Message pane. However, the “rows affected” message is only the visible tip […]