Geekly World News - February 2023

Won’t you be our valentine, THWACK®? We hope you enjoyed the Head Geek THWACK mission last month, as we had fun making it. We’ll have to see if any of our predictions come true this year. Meanwhile, February has begun and will feature news from SolarWinds, so make sure to check out SolarWinds Day on February 15. I hope you’re all ready for the year ahead, but if not, I know how adaptable you are as IT pros.

What Might You Have Missed in January?

What Is "AIOps"? The Importance of Artificial Intelligence in IT Operations—Part 2 by Sascha Giese (Japanese)

The Public Sector and the Importance of Investing in Talent by Sascha Giese

What Are the Definition, Role, and Benefits of the SRE Position? How Is It Different From DevOps? by Sascha Giese (Japanese)

The Key to More IT Security in Hospitals by Sascha Giese (German)

Legacy Systems and Security Will Continue to Dominate the Agenda for Public Sector IT Professionals by Sascha Giese

Protect Production Data Like "Crown Jewels" by Thomas LaRock (German)

Book: Pro SQL Server® 2022 Wait Statistics: A Practical Guide to Analyzing Performance in SQL Server and Azure® SQL Database Third Edition by Thomas LaRock

What Databases Taught Me About Scaling Observability by Thomas LaRock

TechPod: Trends and Predictions—2023 and Beyond featuring Sascha Giese and Chrystal Taylor

KBKast Episode 153 featuring Chrystal Taylor

2023 Is the Year Tech Pros Finally Deal With Tool Sprawl by Chrystal Taylor

What’s Planned for February?

As always, you can look forward to TechPod featuring one or more of us at any time.

Thomas LaRock regularly cohosts the Raw Data Podcast, where they bring in industry pros to discuss top-of-mind topics.

You’ll find Sascha Giese at the EMEA Partner Summit in Barcelona, Spain, from February 13 – 17. Register here if you’re a partner.

Sascha Giese will also be at the APJ Partner Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, from February 20 – 22. Partners can register here.

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