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SQL SERVER - Security Conversations and Notes with a DBA

One of the great things about working in Pluralsight is that I get to meet a lot of people (trust me on this). I am lost for words when it comes to how my day job helps me in achieving some of the coolest things presentations at a number of conferences. 832 more words

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First Rule in Securing Postgres: Don’t Be Dumb

Source: Robert Haas, Chief Architect, Database Server, at EnterpriseDB.

A very popular standalone NoSQL database solution came under criticism about their security posture this week. It’s not the kind of publicity a database company, or any company for that matter, relishes.

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SQL Server HARDENING best practices after Installation

Hi Guys, Now days Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) is a preventative standard intended to reduce the risk of payment card fraud and information theft. 510 more words

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SQL SERVER - Invoking a Stored Procedure from Azure Mobile Services - Notes from the Field #066

: This is a 66th episode of Notes from the Field series. Azure Mobile Services is a very critical aspect and not many people know about it. 1,259 more words

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SQL SERVER - The DBA goes to MARS - Maintenance, Architecture, Research and Support - Notes from the Field #063

: This is a 63rdth episode of Notes from the Field series. Storytelling is an art very few have mastered in their life. When I requested Stuart to share his ideas about his famous blog about MARS, I really had not expected the response which I have received in this episode of Notes from the field. 852 more words

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SQL SERVER – How to Find Weak Passwords Using T-SQL?

Recently one of my blog reader emailed me below question.

Hi Pinal,
Need your urgent help. In recent past, we have been attacked by the hacker who was able to get in to our SQL Server via sysadmin account and made big damage to our data.
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SQL SERVER - Iterating over Metadata with BimlScript - Notes from the Field #061

: This is a 61st episode of Notes from the Field series. One of the common question I receive every other day is – I have learned BI but I feel that there is no automation in the BI field, what should I do? 727 more words

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