• Did cloud kill the DBA star?

    Given the fact that many companies are leveraging Databases as a Service (DBaaS) on platforms like Amazon RDS and Azure SQL Database, are many of the DBAs responsibilities dead?
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  • Branded SWAG: What should we do next?

    I think it's a fair assumption that SolarWinds has been killing the t-shirt game this year.  From the 2015 tradeshow "Heart IT", The Node Abides Contest, Rage Against the Virtual Machine, and you can't forget the...
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  • Do You Even DevOps, Bruh?

    From the ThwackCamp panel discussion to numerous mentions in GeekSpeak articles to various essays posted online, we've been talking the DevOps talk a lot this year. And that's not likely to slow down in 2016, either. ...
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  • How Many Databases Do You Manage?

    I'm looking to get an idea of how many databases are managed by a DBA these days. I'm not interested in the number of server instances, but the number of databases, and yes you can inlcude system databases (since you ...
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  • Do you visit the thwackEDU forum?

    As some of you might have noticed, there's a new educational space on thwack, called thwackEDU, This is an online library of articles, code, practical examples and much more, all from technical and certification books...
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  • [Poll] BYOD vs. CYOD: The lesser of two evils?

    As an IT Pro, which end user mobility enablement strategy is more acceptable to you?   For more information on these mobility strategies and to join a conversation on them, check out this blog post.
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  • Community Census Update: What Is Your Job Title?

    Following the Customer Census that was conducted earlier this year, I wanted to get a quick pulse/update on who is here on THWACK.   I am a...
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  • Do you know about our Ambassadors?

    Every week we feature 1 or 2 thwack Ambassadors to spark discussion on relevant topics in the IT industry.  Each of these bloggers are focused on a specific area such as Network Management, Server & Applicati...
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  • Did your purchase of a SolarWinds product influence your purchase of an additional license or initial purchase of MS SQL Server?

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  • What is your favorite SolarWinds product?

    Tell us what you think SolarWinds' best product is.
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  • What is your favorite Free Tool from SolarWinds?

    SolarWinds now offers more than 20 Free Tools available for download - Question is, which is your favorite?   We can only offer 10 choices here...  Please vote "Other" and leave a comment if your favorite i...
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  • SolarWinds Virtual Conference topics - please vote for your top 10!

    Does an all-day SolarWinds virtual conference sound like something you would be interested in attending?   *Update* We've added a list of topics to follow up on this poll and we need your feedback.  Please ...
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  • New space concepts - we need your feedback ASAP

    We're pumping out new forums and spaces for the community it seems almost every month now.  We are revving up to launch EOL Lookup (End of Life Lookup) and need your feedback on two concepts for it's space. ...
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  • Would you like to see a jobs page on thwack?

    We are looking at putting together a jobs page for the community and we're interested in your feedback.
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  • What sites do you like to visit in your spare time?

    Other than thwack... we've listed a few below that some of us enjoy.  Please add your favorites in the comments as well!
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  • How do you find out about thwack contests and promotional campaigns?

    So, we would like to know how do you normally find out about these, whether it's the monthly mission, Solarwinds Lab, contests like the Customer Service Week, or any other campaign? Comments and feedback are always w...
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  • What version of Cisco ASA software are you running?

    As we begin working on Network Insight for Cisco ASA for NPM, NTA & NCM we are wanting to understand what versions of code/software you are running.  Please help us by letting us know what versions of code yo...
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  • How often do you visit thwack?

    Just like the title says: How often do you visit thwack?
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  • Geek Speak Engagement Contest Prizes! Take your pick.

    Happy New Year, everyone! I hope you rang in 2015 in style. We are gearing up to re-launch what has been previously referred to as the "Ambassador Engagement Contest". If you weren't already aware, our thwack Ambassad...
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  • Why did you join thwack?

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