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October 2016 Newsletter

Role-Based Access Control and Single Sign-On:
Improve Security, Management, and Workflow 


We’re excited to announce a brand new set of capabilities that will make VividCortex more efficient and secure than ever. Role-Based Access Control and Single Sign-On are now available for all enterprise users. Learn more here and click the button below to read about how these features improve security, management, and workflow.  


Last Chance: Take the "State of Database Management" Survey

We're updating our eBook, "The Hidden Costs of Data Operations," and we need your help! We'll be wrapping up our survey in November, and we want to get as much feedback as possible. If your organization works with databases, tell us what they're like. It only takes a minute, and you have the chance to win $100!




Webinar Recap: 
What's New in PostgreSQL 9.6 and MySQL 8.0?

Earlier this week, Baron Schwartz led a thorough webinar about the new and upcoming updates for MySQL 8.0 and PostgreSQL 9.6. Didn't get a chance to tune in when the webinar was live? No problem! You can still view all of Baron's webinar slides and access a free recording of the webinar


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Universal Scalability Law Modeling Workbook

This free Excel workbook is a rapid way to model and understand your systems' practical scalability limits, using Dr. Neil J. Gunther's Universal Scalability Law. This model helps you determine how much crosstalk and serialization (queueing) affect your systems' performance under increasing load.


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Upcoming Webinar:
5 Things to Monitor Before Black Friday

Join us on November 15th, when Baron Schwartz will discuss which aspects of an organization's database are most important to monitor and prep in the days leading up to Black Friday. Learn how to avoid suffering outages or other emergencies as a result of heavy holiday shopping activity.


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November Events 

Want to say hi to members of the VividCortex team in person? There are a ton of events we'll be attending in the next few months. In November, you can find us at a happy hour in New York, at PGConf in Silicon Valley, at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, and more! 




Top Database News 

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