Database encryption can protect your data from internal and external attacks. When choosing a solution, consider who you are protecting data for and who you are protecting it from, along with any compliance regulations.
"Every log has potential value." If an executive had a mantra, this might be the one of LogRhythm execs Chris Peterson and Mike Reagan, CTO and vice president, respectively. You might not be surprised to learn, then, that LogRhythm is a log and security event management solution provider.
Sentrigo has added support for SQL Server to its database activity-monitoring solution, Sentrigo Hedgehog 2.0. The company wanted to move to being a cross-platform solution, and SQL Server was the logical next choice, say Slavik Markovich, Sentrigo’s CTO, and Rani Osnat, Sentrigo’s vice president for marketing. Sentrigo plans to add support for SQL Server 2008 also.
Recently, I've been working with a consulting client to help them tame CPU usage. Typically, they're clocking over 20,000 queries and operations per second on their e-commerce SQL Server, but ran into an issue where CPU started spiking up above 90 percent for sustained periods of time....More
What should most database administrators be doing on a regular basis? Here's a comprehensive list from Michael K. Campbell of many of the things DBAs typically do on a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis....More