Larry Clark

Larry Clark is a Microsoft technology specialist in Austin, Texas. He is an MCTS and focuses on databases and development tools. Larry started working with Access, SQL Server, and Visual Basic in 1994.

Articles by Larry Clark
Get Compliant with SQL Server 2005 Audit Logging 1
Help meet compliance goals by using SQL Trace, SQL Server Profiler, and C2 audit mode. View stored procedure examples that demonstrate audit logging with these features, and take a brief look at SQL Server 2008 auditing and third-party options.
Common Criteria Compliance
Common Criteria Compliance is an advanced configuration option available in SQL Server 2005 SP1 (SP2 is under review). Government, military, financial, and other entities with serious security needs may require its certification and implementation.
Third-Party Audit-Logging Options 1
Third-party transaction-log analyzers and gateways can audit logs and process and filter SQL Server traffic. They can analyze backup logs and use listener agents to collect and process SQL Server traffic to filter out the good stuff.
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SQL Server Management Studio 2014: Notes from the Field 1

SQL Server Management Studio is a complex application that does a ton of wonderful things and, with SSMS 2014, there are still a couple of quirks or issues that I hope that Microsoft addresses or corrects someday....More
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Save Thousands in Licensing Costs for SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups 1

Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition is a great way to save thousands on licensing—and save yourself some serious headaches when deploying SQL Server AlwaysOn Availabiliity Groups....More
Apr 8, 2014
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NoSQL: Eventual Consistency Yields Major Flaws 2

While I believe that NoSQL can have some places where it legitimately makes sense, I also believe that NoSQL is also the patently wrong choice for a number of different types of applications or use cases....More
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