Tag: PostgreSQL

Log Buffer #158: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This is the 158th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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Log Buffer #156: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Welcome to the 156th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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Log Buffer #155: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This is the 155th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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Log Buffer #154: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Welcome to the 154th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs. Let’s dive right in, shall we?

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Database Analyst Steals Credit Card Data

This blog post was inspired by a recent report of a Database Analyst at American Express stealing Credit Card data. It’s amazing how many companies still follow a mainly “perimeter security” approach when it comes to controlling access to sensitive information—their focus is on network security using firewalls, advanced authentication options, and so on. Even with such measures, it’s very common to setup strong barriers to the outside world but very little by way of internal limits; most internal people have some level of access to servers that store and process sensitive data.

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Log Buffer #153: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This is the 153rd edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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Log Buffer #152: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Welcome to the 152nd edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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Log Buffer #151: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Welcome to the 151st edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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Scalable Internet Architectures

My old friend and collaborator Theo Schlossnagle at OmniTI posted his slides from his Scalable Internet Architectures talk at VelocityConf 2009. The slides are brilliant even without seeing Theo talk and I highly recommend the time it takes to flip through them, for anyone who is interested in systems performance. If anyone took an mp3 of this talk I’m dying to hear it, please let me know. Here’s the slide deck. Let me know your thoughts.

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Log Buffer #149: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This is the 149th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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