Why Your Database is Not Secure — A Prelude to the COLLABORATE 2019 Session
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Tim Boles | Released: March 7, 2019, 10:17 am
The cost of data breaches and data proliferation continues to grow year after year. In this article, Tim Boles shares a prelude to his COLLABORATE 2019 session. Get a firm foundation of why you need to secure your database, as well as tips on how to get started.
DBAs Rejoice: Your Database is About to be Autonomous!
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Eric Mader | Released: February 16, 2018, 1:28 pm
One of the common misconceptions about any cloud-based Relational Database Service is that it is essentially a "DBA-as-a-Service" - all of the database administration tasks are handled by the cloud provider, and there is no need for a DBA to provide her functional expertise.
The Changing Role of the Modern DBA – New Skills for Security
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Michelle Malcher | Released: January 22, 2018, 12:08 am
Security is nothing new to the DBA. Granting privileges, creating roles and auditing logons have been part of the DBA task list since the beginning. However, the security role is changing and the protection of the data is more than just creating users and managing permissions.
OOW17: Impressions From the Trenches
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: James Czuprynski | Released: November 14, 2017, 2:04 pm
Back in the early Oughties of this century, I attended a meeting in downtown Chicago at which Oracle announced the imminent release of Oracle Database 10g.
Database Auditing: What to Audit and Why
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Frank Pound | Released: December 23, 2016, 3:08 pm
As the second in a two-part series, we lay out the steps that help clearly articulate what should be audited and why, using national and international security standards as the basis of the rationale.