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
13 Nov 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
SQL

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
Structured vs unstructured data management
big data analytics

Structured vs unstructured data management

Big Data is big business – if you have the skills to manage it
30 Sep 2019
How does a SQL injection attack work?
hacking

How does a SQL injection attack work?

Understanding one of the simplest, yet most-effective, methods of cyber attack
19 Sep 2019
What is a relational database?
Data & insights

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
hybrid cloud

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
Security flaw
Security

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
Hacking
Security

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
MySQL
Security

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
The Promise SmartStor NS2600
Server & storage

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
Business strategy

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
Royal College of Physicians
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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
Security

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!
Network & Internet

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
Security

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