6 Basic Security Concerns for SQL Databases – Part 2

In our first article, we looked at some of the basics of securing databases, examined several examples of major data breaches, and reviewed best practices companies use to prevent hackers from accessing sensitive information. In this article, we are going to look at some advanced database security issues and recommend steps you can take to […]

6 Basic Security Concerns for SQL Databases – Part 1

Consider these scenarios: A low-level IT systems engineer spills soda, which takes down a bank of servers; a warehouse fire burns all of the patient records of a well-regarded medical firm; a government division’s entire website vanishes without a trace. Data breaches and failures are not isolated incidents. According to the 2014 Verizon Data Breach […]

5 Tricky SQL Database Performance Challenges

There’s a good chance you’ve come across various performance challenges while writing queries and working within SQL if you use it on a regular basis. You might be dealing with slow-moving or poorly-written queries, inefficient subqueries, indexes with tons of writes to them but little or no reads, or different CPU and memory issues. This […]