Sue Tibbetts


Sue Tibbetts is a former assistant editor for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Pro.

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In simple terms, SQL Server middleware—such as OLE DB or .NET providers and ODBC and Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) database access drivers—provides a connection between an application and a database.The SQL Server middleware processes application requests and presents them to a back-end database in a language, structure, or syntax that conforms to the requirements of the database server, then returns the data to the application.

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Nov 3, 2015

Climb the Steps Toward Data Quality Success

Melissa Data's Data Quality Analyst Joseph Vertido explains how Gartner defines the critical data quality steps to prevent bad data from entering your systems in the first place, and then keep it clean over time....More
Sep 29, 2015

Data Breaches and Insider Threats

I’ll sound a bit like Captain Obvious for bringing this up, but it’s important to remember that security encompasses a lot more than protecting sensitive data from the specter of outsider threats like hackers. Properly implemented security policies also account for threat-models that include insiders – or people within your organization....More
Sep 15, 2015

Setting Up Additional Checks to Ensure Regular Transaction Log Backups 1

There’s simply no way to overstate the importance of regular Transaction Log Backups. Not only do they help protect from disaster, but regular execution of T-Log backups on Full (and Bulk-Logged) Recovery databases helps keep thing “fit and trim”. Most of the time, setting up a Notification for when T-Log Backup Jobs fail is enough to let you know when something goes wrong....More
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