Best practices for running Microsoft SQL Server on AWS
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Whitepaper

Best practices for running Microsoft SQL Server on AWS

Optimise performance for your SQL Server
18 Oct 2021
Structured vs unstructured data management
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big data analytics

Structured vs unstructured data management

Big data is big business – if you have the skills to manage it
27 Aug 2021
14 Best SQL courses of 2021
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SQL

14 Best SQL courses of 2021

Managing and organizing data in business means you need to know SQL, but which course is best?
20 Aug 2021
SolarWinds makes its DBA xPress tool free for all users
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Microsoft SQL Server (MSSQL)

SolarWinds makes its DBA xPress tool free for all users

DBA xPress simplifies DataOps and Microsoft SQL Server cloud migrations
17 Aug 2021
What is Azure Database for PostgreSQL?
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databases

What is Azure Database for PostgreSQL?

We look at Microsoft's cloud implementation of the open source database
16 Jul 2021
How does a SQL injection attack work?
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How does a SQL injection attack work?

Understanding one of the simplest, yet most effective, methods of cyber attack
16 Apr 2021
Five database problems and how to solve them
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Five database problems and how to solve them

If your database is slowing down, here’s what to look out for
23 Feb 2021
250,000 stolen MySQL databases auctioned on the dark web
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Security

250,000 stolen MySQL databases auctioned on the dark web

Hackers are thought to have obtained 7TB of stolen data using the PLEASE_READ_ME ransomware campaign
11 Dec 2020
CockroachDB SQL database gets key updates to spacial data capabilities and security
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SQL

CockroachDB SQL database gets key updates to spacial data capabilities and security

The update also includes a new package for Kubernetes
11 Nov 2020
BigQuery Omni pulls Google, AWS, and Azure analytics into one UI
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BigQuery Omni pulls Google, AWS, and Azure analytics into one UI

Google's Anthos-powered platform lets users analyse data across multiple providers at once
14 Jul 2020
What is a relational database?
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What is a relational database?

Relational databases underpin many applications and software, but what is it?
18 Jul 2019
What is SQL?
SQL

What is SQL?

This guide should help you understand the programming language that defined the database query
15 Jul 2019
IBM and WANdisco team up on relational database tech
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IBM and WANdisco team up on relational database tech

IBM Db2 Big SQL will provide a SQL solution on hybrid deployments for the first time
9 Jan 2019
SQL injection flaw fixed by Drupal
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SQL injection flaw fixed by Drupal

The makers of the open source content management system have fixed troublesome flaw
17 Oct 2014
SQL and DDOS attacks remain priority for hackers
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SQL and DDOS attacks remain priority for hackers

Sensitive data increasingly being gleamed from social networks and through the practice of 'E-whoring', notes Imperva.
31 Oct 2012
MySQL hit by irony attack
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MySQL hit by irony attack

MySQL.com gets hit by an SQL injection attack, and hackers leak some disconcertingly weak passwords onto the net.
28 Mar 2011
Promise launches low-cost RAID NAS
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Promise launches low-cost RAID NAS

A two-bay RAID capable NAS at a low price has come onto the market, launched by Promise.
30 Nov 2010
IT recruitment dives 24 per cent
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IT recruitment dives 24 per cent

The number of jobs being advertised has slid by nearly a quarter, one firm has said.
20 Jan 2009
Medical body improves database security
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Medical body improves database security

The Royal College of Physicians has strengthened its IT security infrastructure with the implementation of database monitoring technology.
29 Aug 2008
NHS website affected by mass SQL 'Asprox' attack
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NHS website affected by mass SQL 'Asprox' attack

Finjan reports a trojan attack this month affected over one thousand websites – including the one belonging to our very own NHS.
16 Jul 2008
Week in review: Skynet here we come!
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Week in review: Skynet here we come!

Microsoft has trouble with XP and SQL, HMRC staff are snoops, bloggers speak up on elections and robots learn to carry mugs.
2 May 2008
Microsoft denies fault for massive SQL attack
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Microsoft denies fault for massive SQL attack

The company insists that there were no vulnerabilities specific to Windows which could have allowed a massive database attack affecting over half a mi…
28 Apr 2008