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  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    SQL Server security threat: An expert's advice

    Security specialist David Litchfield answers questions for SearchDatabase.com about what he calls the most severe security threat to the SQL Server in its history. Litchfield, Next Generation Security Software co-founder and a frequent guest speaker...

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    Common security mistakes

    Security expert Stephen Mencik's list of the Top 10 security mistakes might surprise you. He says crack IT teams constantly overlook the simplest of preventative measures.

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    DBA cites on-the-job training as key

    Database architect and college instructor Jorge Batista says hands-on training is always more valuable than the stuff of textbooks.

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    TDWI conference highlights data warehouse basics

    Data warehouse architect and author Richard Kimball today kicked off The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) conference with a 10-step program for achieving data warehouse success.

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    Expert: Stop stuffing data warehouses full

    IT pros should stop stuffing data warehouses full and find ways to link data to and through external sources, according to experts at The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) conference.

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  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    IT pros look to dodge data warehousing snafus

    Gartner analysts warned IT pros away from mistakes that are commonly made while building data warehouses at the recent Gartner IT symposium.

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    Data warehousing gets active

    BOSTON -- Finally, data warehousing is growing up.

    The data warehousing market has matured to the point where businesses are leveraging their data to improve customer service and reduce costs, said Vickie Farrell, vice president of ...

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    Critical success factors for data warehousing projects

    By knowing the critical success factors of a data warehouse or data mining project, the project manager is able to focus on what absolutely has to be in place for the project to be successful.

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    .NET tools to be bundled in next SQL Server

    After two decades with the same underlying technology, SQL Server is in need of a facelift, Microsoft says. At the Professional Developers Conference, Microsoft vice president Gordon Mangione revealed some early features of Yukon, the next version ...

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    Why use stored procedures?

    Stored procedures offer several distinct advantages over embedding queries in your Graphical User Interface (GUI). Your first thought may be: "Why tolerate the added development overhead?" After seeing the advantages, you may change your mind.

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    Data integration woes here to stay

    At last week's DAMA conference, the experts told DBAs that one way to make data integration problems go away is to play really well with others.

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    DBAs make plans for unknown disasters

    Some DBAs are finding that they aren't as prepared for a flood, fire or power outage in their data center as they thought they were. Careful contingency planning begins with the entire IT team, according to a DBA expert.

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Yukon: Better late than botched

    Since Microsoft put the brakes (again) on its release of SQL Server 2005, code-named Yukon, DBAs and developers have a rare chance to prepare for Microsoft's latest database offering, according to SQL Server expert Greg Robidoux. Robidoux is ...

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Microsoft offers free Yukon samples

    Microsoft today announced the availability of its Best Practices Analyzer, a tool that compares your system to others using proven best practices.

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Waiting for Yukon

    Waiting for the next version of SQL Server is like waiting for Godot.

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