Data & Storage

August 15, 2018
Why Log Analytics are the Key to Application Performance and Cybersecurity premium
Any federal IT pro can tell you that analyzing log files is something they’ve been doing for years. That said, as applications get more complex, performance becomes more important and security issues increase. Log analytics are fast becoming a critical component of an agency’s monitoring and management infrastructure. The ability to unify log monitoring and […]
August 8, 2018
[eBook] Get Insights from Government Data, Before It Perishes and Goes Stale premium
So much data, so little time. Disparate sources such as sensors, machines, geo-location devices, social feeds, server and security system logs, and more, are generating terabytes of data at unfathomable speeds. Getting any kind of real-time insight and, we dare you to dream, acting on that data as it flows in, is not an easy […]
Can Blockchain Help Agencies be More Efficient? premium
Blockchain is no longer just a buzzword or simply a “technology to watch.” This database technology is being explored by agencies across government, from the General Services Administration (GSA) to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), from the Federal Maritime Commission to military supply chain professionals across the Department of Defense (DoD). The promise […]
November 27, 2017
A Developer’s Shortcut: 5 Steps to Getting Started with Ansible premium
DLT has been a partner of Ansible for several years, and in 2015 when another partner of ours, Red Hat, acquired Ansible, our government customers gained new opportunity to make the automated enterprise a reality. What is Ansible? Ansible is a game-changing open source automation technology for the management of IT environments at scale. Designed […]
Enterprise Platforms Marketing Manager
October 2, 2017
Is Your Database in Good Shape? Consider Health and Performance. premium
Your database is truly critical to the successful operation of your data center, yet databases pose extraordinarily complex management challenges. Try as you might to resolve issues as they arise, you may find yourself coming up short. Part of the problem is that many people consider database health and performance to be one and the […]
June 26, 2017
From Financial to Federal: Three Hot Technologies Impacting Government IT premium
Want a good idea of “what’s coming next” in federal IT? Look no further than the financial services industry. Consider the similarities between financial firms and government agencies. Both are highly regulated and striving for greater agility and efficiency and better control of their networks and data—not to mention both are highly regulated. Meanwhile, cybersecurity […]
July 20, 2016
Smart Records Retention for Government Social Media Content premium
Social media has had a significant impact on federal, state, and local governments across the country. From the routine to the critical, social media has become a vital tool for building awareness of missions, sharing policy updates, communicating services and products, and enhancing citizen engagement. The immediacy of social media is also particularly useful to […]
June 28, 2016
6 Steps to Giving Data Backup the Respect It Deserves premium
Data is an incredibly important asset. Unfortunately, too many agencies continue to treat data as an easily replaced commodity. But we’re not talking about a database administrator’s (DBA) iTunes library. We’re talking highly sensitive and important government data that can be too easily lost or compromised. It’s time to stop treating data as a commodity […]
June 17, 2016
All-Flash Storage Goes Mainstream, but Only Some Offer Enterprise-Grade Parity premium
Growing data volumes and burgeoning virtual workloads are putting increasing pressure on public sector data center power and storage systems, while also taking a toll on staff and tax payer dollars. Performance silos, forklift upgrades and increasing licensing costs are forcing organizations to change how they do business. But agencies can turn this situation around […]
June 16, 2016
Don’t Miss: Feds Discuss Forward Thinking Approach to Data Backup and Recovery premium
Data backup is a fundamental part of good IT and business management. But in the public sector it’s also the law. Established by President Obama in 2011, the National Archives and Records Administration maintains a comprehensive backup of all records of important transactions, actions, and other communications. Although data backup sounds like a simple enough […]