Data Management

Oceans of data are generated every day by businesses and enterprises, and all of it must be prioritized, analyzed, and safeguarded with the right architecture, tools, polices, and procedures. TechRepublic provides the resources you need.

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    V3 – Why is the app slow? Download a FREE trial of SolarWinds Application Monitor & find out.

    Why is the app slow? Download a FREE trial of SolarWinds Application Monitor & find out. 3 reasons to consider SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor: Out-of-the-box monitoring for almost everything – servers, virtual infrastructure & 150+ apps. Easy customization for your enterprise needs – customize templates,...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Dameware - Provide secure remote support to end-users located anywhere in the world.

    With DameWare Remote Support you can: Support end-users and computers located both inside & outside your firewall Remotely control the desktop of Windows®, Mac OS X® and Linux computers Take advantage of extensive security and encryption capabilities, including multiple authentication methods Centrally manage shared host lists, users & administrators,...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Comprehensive Virtualization Management - From VM to Spindle

    SolarWinds Virtualization Manager delivers integrated VMware & Microsoft Hyper-V capacity planning, performance monitoring, VM sprawl control, configuration management, & chargeback automation. All in one awesomely affordable product that’s easy to download, deploy, and use. Virtualization Manager auto-discovers the virtual machines in your environment making the creation of your monitoring environment...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Free Trial - Unified IT Monitoring for Infrastructure and Applications with up.time®

    up.time is enterprise-level IT monitoring that’s up to 50% more cost effective than traditional “Big 4” monitoring tools. Get the comprehensive features, deep reporting, and proactive monitoring you need for a unified view of IT performance, availability, and capacity. up.time monitors across platforms, including all infrastructure (servers, VMs, network devices)...

    Sponsored By Uptime Software

  • Downloads // Feb 2014

    AppAssure 5 Trial

    Download your trial of AppAssure™ - an advanced data protection tool that unifies backup, replication and recovery in one software solution. It offers a variety of flexible recovery options so you can retrieve your data quickly, whether it resides on physical or virtual servers, or in the cloud.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Jan 2014

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM)

    Real-Time, In-Memory, Event Log Correlation: Troubleshoot performance problems by understanding the relationship between different activities using multiple event correlations Out-of-the-Box Security and Compliance Reporting Templates: Quickly & easily generate and schedule compliance reports using over 300 audit-proven templates USB Defense: Protect against endpoint data loss &...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Intel® VTune ™ Amplifier XE 2013

    Advanced performance and thread profiler for C, C++, C#, Fortran, Java, and MPI developers. New pre-sets deliver easier ‟point and shoot” profiling set-up. A threading timeline, data filtering, frame analysis, and source display make it easier to tune your application for today’s and tomorrow’s processors. Powerful bandwidth and memory access...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • Downloads // Sep 2013

    The Ultimate HPC Cluster Development Suite

    Intel® Cluster Studio XE 2013 SP1 can help you achieve top application performance for Intel® Xeon® processor and Intel® Xeon Phi ™ coprocessor-based systems. The suite provides a comprehensive set of standards-driven C, C++, and Fortran development tools and programming models to enable developers to efficiently develop, analyze, and optimize...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • Downloads // May 2014

    IBM Platform LSF Evaluation/Download

    IBM Platform LSF is a powerful workload management platform for demanding, distributed HPC environments. It provides a comprehensive set of intelligent, policy-driven scheduling features that enable you to utilize all of your compute infrastructure resources and ensure optimal application performance.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Jan 2014

    Free LabTech Remote Monitoring & Management Trial

    Whether you're a one-man break-fix shop or an established managed service provider (MSP), the LabTech remote monitoring and management (RMM) platform will drastically improve your efficiency and productivity with the power of remote client management, support and IT process automation. Designed with cutting-edge agent technology, LabTech delivers unprecedented centralized...

    Provided By LabTech Software

  • Downloads // Jan 2014

    Top 7 Tools that IT Pros Love!

    Track changes to IT infrastructure, manage passwords, troubleshoot account lockouts and more... These tools proved useful for thousands of IT Pros all over the world. Get them all now!

    Provided By netwrix

  • Downloads // Dec 2013

    Application Migration to AWS with New Relic - Peak Performance for the Enterprise

    The purpose of this paper is to introduce you to using New Relic to mitigate, resolve, and optimize performance of your software applications while transitioning your existing on-premise applications to an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment. The paper will briefly cover key features of using New Relic and methodologies for...

    Provided By New Relic

  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    Cognos Business Intelligence 30-Day Trial

    Test the capabilities of Cognos Business Intelligence V10.1 for 30 days at no charge.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere trial download

    IBM® Rational® Application Developer for WebSphere® Software accelerates the development and deployment of Java™, Java EE, Web 2.0, mobile, OSGi, portal and service-oriented architecture (SOA) applications. Both expert and novice developers can increase productivity and efficiency by using its many integrated capabilities for easier development, testing, analysis, and delivery of...

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    Hadoop for the enterprise: quick, easy, free.

    InfoSphere BigInsights Quick Start Edition combines the power of Hadoop with enterprise-grade features including visualization & exploration, advanced analytics, and security & administration. Download the free Quick Start now.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    FREE Alert Aggregation & Management with Integrated On Call Calendar

    SolarWinds Alert Central gives you a centralized place to receive and send alerts for ALL your IT monitoring systems. Alert Central gives you: Easy, Accurate & Automated Alert Distribution Quick & Efficient Alert Resolution Greater Visibility into Alert Workflows Don’t let any important alerts be missed, consolidate...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Sep 2013

    Free 20-day Trial: Netwrix Auditor Change Auditing for Your Active Directory

    Uncontrolled changes in Active Directory can lead to unauthorized additions to groups, modifications to objects and permissions, or even worse, deletions of your OUs. Netwrix Auditor provides complete visibility over changes to Active Directory configurations, automatically auditing management of every object, giving answers to the questions around when changes...

    Provided By netwrix

  • Downloads // Aug 2013

    Download a Free AppAssure 5 Trial

    Designed for virtual, physical and cloud environments, Dell AppAssure 5 provides continual data and application backups and flexible recovery options for unparalleled data protection. Download a Free Trial!

    Provided By Dell

  • Downloads // Aug 2013

    Download a Free vRanger 6.0 Trial

    With Dell vRanger, you gain comprehensive protection for both virtual and physical environments from one intuitive interface. No wonder more than 40,000 customers rely on vRanger’s speed, simplicity and scalability to protect their critical data every day. Download a Free Trial!

    Provided By Dell

  • Downloads // Jul 2013

    A More Intelligent & FREE Way to Manage Alerts – SolarWinds Alert Central

    SolarWinds Alert Central is centralized IT alert management software that provides amazingly streamlined alert management for your entire IT organization. Centralize alerts from all your IT systems Automatically route alerts to the right group Filter alerts from noisy monitoring systems Automatically escalate unanswered alerts ...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Jun 2013

    Free Trial - Get One, Unified IT Dashboard View of all your Infrastructure and Applications with up.time®

    Do you want a unified view of IT systems performance, availability and capacity across all server platforms, network devices, applications, and IT business services? 5 Reasons to consider up.time: Unified, enterprise-level monitoring, alerting and reporting across all Servers, Networks, Applications, and IT services. Easy to use and...

    Provided By Uptime Software

  • Downloads // May 2013

    Active Administrator Trial

    Take Active Administrator for a spin and see for yourself how this powerful, all-in-one solution allows you to control auditing, security, recovery, and health for Active Directory. It offers centralized management of Active Directory and Group Policy, saving you time and putting you in control over your critical AD...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // May 2013

    Remote Control & Support Software – Affordable, Secure & Easy-to-Use

    In order to be effective, IT support must be globally accessible and flexible enough to serve the entire enterprise. The ability to manage servers, notebooks and laptops remotely will enable your IT team to provide quick and efficient support regardless of where troubles occur. Imagine being able to reboot...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // May 2013

    It's time for multi-platform Enterprise Mobility Management

    Smartphones and tablets are proliferating in the workplace, with corporate and personal-owned devices often used side-by-side, driven by user demand and business strategy. Support of BYOD, end-user device choice, multiple operating systems and personal use on corporate devices is increasingly common. But with multiple platforms, mixed ownership and higher usage...

    Provided By BlackBerry Enterprise Service

  • Downloads // Mar 2013

    You multi-task at work. Your software should, too.

    All-in-One, Easy Batch Scanning- Kofax Express makes it easy for anyone to scan, organize and store documents, at speeds that make short work of batches big and small. Easy enough for beginners, powerful enough for pros; let Kofax show you the new Express route to document scanning. Free trial software...

    Provided By Kofax

  • Downloads // Mar 2013

    It has arrived! A more intelligent way to manage IT alerts - for FREE!

    SolarWinds Alert Central is centralized IT alert management software that provides amazingly streamlined alert management for your entire IT organization. Alert Central consolidates and manages IT alerts, alert escalation, and on-call scheduling to help ensure all your alerts get to the right people, in the right groups, at the...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Jan 2013

    Cloud for Dummies, IBM Midsize Company Limited Edition

    This book gives mid-sized companies insights on what it means to create flexible pools of computing resources that break down silos in your company so you can perform in a smarter & proactive manner.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Dec 2012

    Executive Guide: Making the business case for Big Data

    IT leaders have begun to address the challenges of Big Data and to harness its enormous value. This guide offers analysis, research, and advice to help you get started with Big Data in your organization.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Dec 2012

    Maximize Your Network with SolarWinds Top 5 Free Virtualization Management Tools

    Supervising a virtualized infrastructure can be quite tricky. In order to keep your system running smoothly you must be able to balance performance, capacity, configuration and usage, all in multiple environments. With SolarWinds Top 5 Free Virtualization Management Tools you'll be able to cover all your bases, from monitoring...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Dec 2012

    DameWare SSH Client for Windows

    As your business continues to expand, and as your workers continue to adopt mobile devices for business processes work remotely and telecommute, the ability to remotely connect to internal networks will dramatically increase. Providing customer support and connecting with colleagues over a secure remote connection will allow your organization to...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Dec 2012

    Web Help Desk

    Satisfying customers isn't as simple as keeping phone lines open 24/7. Customer support is an intricate process that needs to be fully backed by intelligent IT solutions and strategy. By automating, mobilizing and streamlining support, businesses are more likely to satisfy and retain loyal customers. With SolarWinds Help Desk,...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Nov 2012

    Download a FREE, 14-Day Trial of DameWare Remote Support

    In order to be effective, IT support must be globally accessible and flexible enough to serve the entire enterprise. The ability to manage servers, notebooks and laptops remotely will enable your IT team to provide quick and efficient support regardless of where troubles occur. Imagine being able to reboot...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Nov 2012

    A free self-service analytic tool for business analysts

    Empower yourself with a new, agile way to analyze, optimize, and control your data and business processes. Experience Lavastorm Desktop Public today and become a data hero overnight. Lavastorm is easy to learn and will give you as much power as a programmer to rapidly unify disparate data, build analytics...

    Provided By Lavastorm Analytics

  • Downloads // Oct 2012

    Fix Computer Issues Fast with GoToAssist Remote Support by Citrix

    Citrix GoToAssist lets you quickly access customers' machines online, so you can use your expertise to fix a technical problem instantly. The GoToAssist platform offers 3 essential cloud-based tools that enable IT professionals to easily support people and manage technology; Remote Support, Monitoring, and Service Desk allow you to deliver...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • Downloads // Sep 2012

    LogMeIn: Instant, Anywhere Remote Support

    LogMeIn Rescue lets IT do more. With Rescue, you can quickly access, diagnose and solve IT problems anywhere, worldwide. The result: Improved productivity, higher customer satisfaction and more time for the important stuff. Stop letting legacy remote support tools get in your way of delivering great IT support to...

    Provided By LogMeIn

  • Downloads // Sep 2012

    LogMeIn: Smartphone and PC remote support that the pros use.

    LogMeIn Rescue provides instant access to PCs and mobile devices from anywhere in the world. LogMeIn Rescue enables IT to do more: quickly access, diagnose and solve IT problems anywhere. Remote reboot, easy-to-use screens, comprehensive reporting, multiple user sessions, and in-app Chat. Improve productivity, customer satisfaction and resolve issues...

    Provided By LogMeIn

  • Downloads // Sep 2012

    Free 30 Day Trial: Customizable Business Software with Intuit QuickBase

    Intuit QuickBase revolutionizes the way people work by enabling professionals to quickly create their own cloud-based applications and drive vastly improved team productivity. Finding a solution to meet your needs is faster than ever. Come see why over 50 of the Fortune 100 companies trust Intuit QuickBase to help their...

    Provided By Intuit

  • Downloads // Sep 2012

    Active Administrator trial download

    Discover the Power of Total Active Directory Management If you want the most powerful, flexible and full-featured Active Directory management solution on the market, you need Active Administrator. Auditing, delegating permissions, managing Group Policy, granular recovery and more - it's all there, it's powerful and it's so easy anyone...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Sep 2012

    Secure Copy trial download

    Migrate Quickly, Easily and Securely - for Free! Migrating data between Windows-based devices? It isn't just moving information - it's copying data, permissions, shares, users and groups, and doing it securely and with little or no downtime. Are you ready for the headaches and time commitment? If not, you...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Sep 2012

    Free Virtual Appliance - Free VM Backup - Download for Hyper-V or VMware

    Unitrends Enterprise Backup Free Edition: Enterprise-Class Data Protection for Every Business. Unitrends has provided next-generation enterprise-class data protection to thousands of customers. Now with Unitrends Enterprise Backup™ we are offering a software-only solution available as a virtual appliance for Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere. Use our Free Edition to...

    Provided By Unitrends

  • Downloads // Feb 2014

    AppAssure 5 Trial

    Download your trial of AppAssure™ - an advanced data protection tool that unifies backup, replication and recovery in one software solution. It offers a variety of flexible recovery options so you can retrieve your data quickly, whether it resides on physical or virtual servers, or in the cloud.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Jan 2014

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM)

    Real-Time, In-Memory, Event Log Correlation: Troubleshoot performance problems by understanding the relationship between different activities using multiple event correlations Out-of-the-Box Security and Compliance Reporting Templates: Quickly & easily generate and schedule compliance reports using over 300 audit-proven templates USB Defense: Protect against endpoint data loss &...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Comprehensive Virtualization Management - From VM to Spindle

    SolarWinds Virtualization Manager delivers integrated VMware & Microsoft Hyper-V capacity planning, performance monitoring, VM sprawl control, configuration management, & chargeback automation. All in one awesomely affordable product that’s easy to download, deploy, and use. Virtualization Manager auto-discovers the virtual machines in your environment making the creation of your monitoring environment...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Dameware - Provide secure remote support to end-users located anywhere in the world.

    With DameWare Remote Support you can: Support end-users and computers located both inside & outside your firewall Remotely control the desktop of Windows®, Mac OS X® and Linux computers Take advantage of extensive security and encryption capabilities, including multiple authentication methods Centrally manage shared host lists, users & administrators,...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    V3 – Why is the app slow? Download a FREE trial of SolarWinds Application Monitor & find out.

    Why is the app slow? Download a FREE trial of SolarWinds Application Monitor & find out. 3 reasons to consider SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor: Out-of-the-box monitoring for almost everything – servers, virtual infrastructure & 150+ apps. Easy customization for your enterprise needs – customize templates,...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Sep 2013

    The Ultimate HPC Cluster Development Suite

    Intel® Cluster Studio XE 2013 SP1 can help you achieve top application performance for Intel® Xeon® processor and Intel® Xeon Phi ™ coprocessor-based systems. The suite provides a comprehensive set of standards-driven C, C++, and Fortran development tools and programming models to enable developers to efficiently develop, analyze, and optimize...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Intel® VTune ™ Amplifier XE 2013

    Advanced performance and thread profiler for C, C++, C#, Fortran, Java, and MPI developers. New pre-sets deliver easier ‟point and shoot” profiling set-up. A threading timeline, data filtering, frame analysis, and source display make it easier to tune your application for today’s and tomorrow’s processors. Powerful bandwidth and memory access...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Free Trial - Unified IT Monitoring for Infrastructure and Applications with up.time®

    up.time is enterprise-level IT monitoring that’s up to 50% more cost effective than traditional “Big 4” monitoring tools. Get the comprehensive features, deep reporting, and proactive monitoring you need for a unified view of IT performance, availability, and capacity. up.time monitors across platforms, including all infrastructure (servers, VMs, network devices)...

    Sponsored By Uptime Software

  • Downloads // Jul 2004

    Microsoft Access Help Desk Database

    Use this sample Microsoft Access Help Desk database as a simple substitute for commercial help desk software. It provides pertinent customer information with tabs to track call details as well as create reports.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Dec 2005

    10 common SQL Server problems and solutions

    This list outlines 10 common SQL Server problems and solutions. This handy two-page list outlines 10 familiar SQL Server problems and an assortment of solutions. From "Out of Space" errors to a database going suspect, this list is great quick reference for every SQL administrator.Here's a sample:Number 1: Users...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // May 2009

    Create your own yum repository

    Vincent Danen explains how to create your own yum repository with the createrepo tool. One thing it allows you to do is to distribute specialized packages within an organization.

    Provided By Vincent Danen

  • Downloads // Jan 2006

    Troubleshoot 10 common Exchange problems with these expert answers

    This list outlines 10 common Exchange problems and solutions. This handy two-page list outlines 10 familiar Exchange problems and an assortment of solutions. From user access errors to mail delivery problems, this list is great quick reference for every Exchange administrator.Here's a sample:Number 1: Users cannot access server. -...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Feb 2005

    Create a site for e-commerce with PHP, MySQL, and PayPal

    This how-to article offers step-by-step instructions for adding e-commerce capabilities to your existing Web site using PHP, MySQL, and PayPal. The method outlined here lets you add e-business functionality to your corporate portal without a major allocation of scarce development resources.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jul 2006

    Download Savvion's Free Business Process Modeling Software

    The first step in improving your business processes is to articulate precisely where bottlenecks exist, and the most efficient way to do that is by simulating your existing processes using business process modeling software. To help you get started, Savvion offers its Process Modeler, a component of Savvion BusinessManager,...

    Provided By Savvion

  • Downloads // Jan 2008

    How do I... Transfer data from a Word form to an Access database?

    Although Access forms are powerful interface objects, your users might not be familiar with them. However, your users may be very familiar with Word forms. Susan Sales Harkins shows you how to use a Word form to collect data and then transfer that data to an Access table. The technique...

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Jul 2010

    10 things that define a true professional

    You may be a brilliant developer, a highly skilled net admin, or a crackerjack DBA -- but if you're unprofessional, your career is likely to fall short. Alan Norton offers some attributes to strive for.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Alan Norton

  • Downloads // Jun 2007

    How do I... fill Word form fields with Access data?

    Filling a Word form with Access data can be useful when you need to use Word's formatting features to present that data in just the right way. Fortunately, the process is simple, whether sharing one record or thousands. Access expert Susan Harkins walks through this technique and provides the VBA...

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Oct 2008

    Log errors in Microsoft Access with a simple function

    If you Google "error logging in Microsoft Access," you'll find a number of complex solutions. The process doesn't have to that difficult. Most of us need only a simple function to log specific information about the current error. This download includes a demonstration database and a several .bas module files...

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Jan 2006

    Create Active Directory users and Exchange mailboxes from a CSV file with VBScript

    This VBScript will create Active Directory users and Exchange accounts from a CSV file. Creating users and Exchange accounts can be tedious, especially when user information already resides in your company's HR system. Instead of manually creating an Active Directory user and Exchange account, you can use a script...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Nov 2003

    Sample Active Directory User Database

    You can use this sample database to maintain user information in Access. Then you can import and export that information into Active Directory.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2013

    You multi-task at work. Your software should, too.

    All-in-One, Easy Batch Scanning- Kofax Express makes it easy for anyone to scan, organize and store documents, at speeds that make short work of batches big and small. Easy enough for beginners, powerful enough for pros; let Kofax show you the new Express route to document scanning. Free trial software...

    Provided By Kofax

  • Downloads // May 2012

    Smart Tools to Keep Your Data Clean

    This toolkit of programming APIs for .NET will verify addresses, phone numbers and email addresses at point of entry or in batch so you have clean contact data to power your applications, reduce waste and maintain contact with customers and prospects. Download a free trial now!

    Provided By Melissa Data Corp

  • Downloads // Feb 2009

    10 tips for securing a Microsoft Access database

    A few best practices can go a long way toward protecting your Access data from careless or overly curious users. Here are some simple ways to add a few layers of security to a database.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Apr 2009

    10+ ways to keep your Access database in tiptop shape

    A sluggish database can cost your money and waste users' time. Here are some maintenance tasks and general best practices to ensure your database is healthy and operating at peak efficiency.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Jun 2009

    10+ tips for working smarter with SQL

    The sharper your SQL skills become, the more robust and error-free your solutions will be. Here are a dozen practical tips to get you started.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    Automatically close all the open forms and reports in an Access database

    Before closing a database, it's a good idea to close all the open objects - but you can't be sure your users will always do it. Luckily, you can have Access execute a simple cleanup routine to handle the task.This download is also available as an entry in our...

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Sep 2009

    Avoid import glitches when bringing Excel data into Access

    Importing data from Excel to Access can be somewhat dicey. These pointers will help you prepare your data and sidestep common import problems.This download is also available as an entry in our Microsoft Office blog.

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Oct 2009

    10+ reasons to split an Access database

    Splitting your Access database offers numerous advantages, including increased flexibility, security, efficiency, and scalability.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Aug 2010

    10+ things I can never find in Access 2007 and 2010

    Even after working a while with Access 2007 or 2010, you may be disoriented if you're used to earlier versions. Susan Harkins offers some help in locating the tools you need.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Oct 2010

    10+ ways to screw up your database design

    Database developers often fall into certain design traps -- and it's generally the users who pay the price. See how you can improve your design process and build a more flexible, reliable, and efficient database. This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Aug 2007

    How do I... Dynamically fill Microsoft Word fields using Access data?

    Each Microsoft Office application specializes in a specific job. Word lets you create and edit documents and Excel analyzes your data. Storing data is Access' claim to fame. Fortunately, Office applications share data easily. Perhaps you want to filter Access data based on the contents of a Word field. That...

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Feb 2008

    How do I... Add items to an Access combo box on the fly?

    On occasion, an application developer working with Microsoft Access may need a list control that's a bit more flexible by allowing users to update the control's list. Handing over a bit of control, in the right circumstances, can be helpful for everyone, including you. Susan Sales Harkins shows you how...

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Mar 2011

    10 tips for choosing between a surrogate and natural primary key

    The superiority of surrogate versus natural keys is a hotly debated topic among database developers. Susan Harkins offers some insights into when -- and why -- you might choose one over the other.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Jun 2009

    10 ways to raise the credibility of your IT group

    Your IT department can't succeed or contribute value to the organization unless you have the respect and trust of the executive team and your customers. Here are some strategies that will help you build a solid reputation for your IT group.This download is also available as an entry in...

    Provided By Calvin Sun

  • Downloads // Sep 2009

    10+ things to check when your presentation runs into technical problems

    Sometimes, it's the little things that derail a presentation - and it's easy to get rattled and overlook them. This list will help you troubleshoot some common presentation glitches.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Calvin Sun

  • Downloads // Aug 2008

    10 ways to help your users enhance their online credibility

    Your users may not know how to achieve the best results from their online interactions. These pointers will introduce them to best practices and help them avoid missteps like linkjacking and annoying forum behavior.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Calvin Sun

  • Downloads // Apr 2007

    SolutionBase: Backup Linux reliably with rsync and tar

    If you want to have a successful disaster recovery plan in place, you've got to start with backups. There are several utilities you can use to back up Linux servers, but one of the most basic ways is by using some common built-in utilities such as rsync and tar. Jack...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    10 IT flame wars that will never go away

    Anyone who has spent time in the TechRepublic forums is well acquainted with the ongoing skirmishes and philosophical conflagrations that IT pros often engage in. Jack Wallen looks at 10 of the most enduring battles being waged in the IT world.This download is also available as an entry in...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Dec 2009

    Microsoft's Hyper-V R2 vs. VMware's vSphere: A cost comparison

    VMware and Microsoft are ramping up their virtualization games with relatively new releases. In a Servers and Storage blog post, Scott Lowe provided a cost comparison between Microsoft's Hyper-V R2 vs. VMware's vSphere. Download this table if you want to play around with the numbers in his cost comparison.

    Provided By Scott Lowe

  • Downloads // Dec 2009

    Preparing for Exchange Server 2010

    This table is a companion piece to Scott Lowe's column, "Preparing for Exchange Server 2010's hardware and software requirements." The table provides you with a starting point in your Exchange RAM and processor calculations.

    Provided By Scott Lowe