Anyone who inherits a database application dreads poorly laid-out SQL code. Development teams loathe it. Putting it right would be easier, if there was a common, agreed, standard in place, so why the difficulty?
How important is disk encryption to you? Do you think about all those replicated or copied databases on laptops? Let us know. This editorial was originally published on Feb 28, 2008. It is being re-run as Steve is on holiday.