Tag: Microsoft SQL Server

The death of the MCM Program

In case you’re unaware, Microsoft sent a late night email on Friday August 30th announcing it would kill off the MCM, MCSM and MCA certifications as of October 1, 2013. These are top level certifications, requiring candidates to do more…

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Log Buffer #335, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This week’s Log Buffer Edition casts light on selected blog posts from different database logs across the globe slicing and dicing different ideas. Enjoy!

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Log Buffer #334, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition starts with an awesome post by Dana Pylayeva from Rakuten LinkShare, a long term Pythian client, about her deep and insightful reflections about security. And as usual, it also brings together all the sparkling gems of Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL. Enjoy!

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Log Buffer #333, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Does size matter? This question has been teasing mankind since the beginning. But now, due to improvements in technology, size doesn’t really matter. Databases now have the features to tackle all data: big, medium, small, or very small. This Log…

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Log Buffer #332, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

We know very well that database technologies need a blog presence, and how to best offer that blogging experience — without the danger of boredom — is something tons of Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL bloggers continue to show through…

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Log Buffer #331, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

More and more blogs are springing up to cover database technologies. This ethereal Log Buffer Edition yet again cherishes this spectacular growth and offers a few links from the Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL arenas.

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How to Secure Microsoft SQL Server

Security! This is a top-of-mind word for every concerned person when it comes to storing,  accessing, and sharing data, databases, or database servers. When applications are running in a restricted area, they are less likely to be exploited. However, with the increasing popularity of the…

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Log Buffer #330, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition marvels at the ease, simplicity, and power of the database bloggers as they go about their adventures in the realms of Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL.

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Log Buffer #329, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

In this Log Buffer, you have naan bread, two types of roti, pasta, Karachi biryani, Chiken Tandoori, Beef tikka, eggplant masala, mixed pickles, French pastry with some elixir to wash all of it down. Yes, once again, this edition of…

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Log Buffer #328, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

There is a tsunami of blog posts out there as Oracle has made public its 12c database and SQL Server and MySQL with numerous new offerings. This Log Buffer Edition covers a few salient blog posts.

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