Auditing

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Design your systems and processes for auditability

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I have worked in more than one regulated industry, and since the banking crisis of 2008, I have witnessed a sea change in the approach to regulation.  The UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) was seen to be a toothless tiger.  The UK government replaced the FSA with two separate bodies, each with its own more […]

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2021-10-25

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Generic trigger for maintaining the Audit Log

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This trigger will work even if you don't have the primary key on any table. Mechanism to configure the primary key in config table has been provided. This can be very helpful to solve the system audit requirements without much efforts.

Disclaimer : Audit Log trigger has performance overhead. It’s meant for table which is not frequently updated, deleted or inserted. Please take precaution when creating the trigger on the table having too many columns.

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2019-10-15 (first published: )

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Audit Users logging in using "sa" or service accounts

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Security is probably one of a production DBA's most important tasks and if developers use application or service accounts to run queries in your production environment you need to identify then and prohibit it. I notice some unwanted activity after staring a new job and decided to create a script that notifies me via email when […]

2019-07-04 (first published: )

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