Monthly Archives: February 2014

Caching

How many of you have worked with a cache of data for your application? I would bet that the vast majority of you have never built a caching system. There’s not shame in this, as most of us don’t work … Continue reading

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Lawsuits and Data Breaches

After the breach of the Target payment systems, a class action lawsuit was filed against the company. The action alleges that Target failed to implement strong enough security. Regardless of the merits of this action, it does bring to light a … Continue reading

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Auditing Matters

There’s been some reporting about Yahoo Mail getting hacked and potential issues recently. I ran across this piece that talks about what happened and it’s an interesting read, but there’s one quote that stuck with me: “Yahoo reported on its Tumblr that it had … Continue reading

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The SQLCLR Impact

While I’m sure there are a few of you still using SQL Server 2000 instances, I think at this point that most companies have moved to SQL Server 2005 and later. Even if you still manage a pre-2005 instance, chances … Continue reading

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