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K. Brian Kelley - Databases, Infrastructure, and Security

IT Security, MySQL, Perl, SQL Server, and Windows technologies.

Archives: October 2013

Free Online SQL Server Training for the Week of November 3, 2013

I'm trying to re-establish this running guide to free online training for the following week. If you're a training provider and I've missed you, please drop me a line at brian {dot} kelley {at} sqlpass {dot} org. All times are Eastern (New York). To convert to your local time, use… Read more

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Posted in K. Brian Kelley - Databases, Infrastructure, and Security on 31 October 2013

Is There Interest in SQL Server Security Pre-Cons?

I’m very passionate about security, especially database security. As the numbers with regards to data breaches continue to climb, this is become even more important to me. I’ve been affected personally by data breaches, as have many others. For instance, I’ve had to change out my credit cards due to… Read more

SQL Injection Webcast on November 5, 2013

On November 5th, in conjunction with MSSQLTips, I'll be giving a webinar on SQL Injection. It will be at 2 PM Eastern (New York).

SQL Injection: What it is, how it happens and how to stop it?   [registration required]

 

The agenda for this webinar is:

  • Who Is…

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Posted in K. Brian Kelley - Databases, Infrastructure, and Security on 29 October 2013

Review: SQL Server Transaction Log Management

Book Details:

SQL Server Transaction Log Management 
Davis, Tony and Shaw, Gail 
Simple Talk Publishing, October 2012.

Free PDF download

Do I Recommend This Book?

Yes, I recommend this book for any DBA working with Microsoft SQL Server. Gail and Tony do an excellent job of covering how… Read more

Architecture Reasons for Putting BLOBs in the Database

I was participating in a Twitter Chat looking at what suggestions and recommendations for developer on how to make the best use of SQL Server. One of the points that came up was about BLOBs (Binary Large OBjects) within the database. The general recommendation is to keep BLOBs out of… Read more

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Posted in K. Brian Kelley - Databases, Infrastructure, and Security on 24 October 2013