Category Archives: Editorial

Scary Data Collection

Most of us would feel fairly creeped out by finding out an AirBnb or hotel had security cameras watching us. I’m not a woman, and I’m sure ladies are especially bothered by this, but there was an AirBnB rental where … Continue reading

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Securing Code Early

Last year I started to get alerts from Microsoft Repos that someone had put a piece of security information in their code that pertained to one of my Azure services. At first I was worried, but then I realized this … Continue reading

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Capturing the Application Time

I’ve always thought that any times we recorded in a row were related to the actual data itself. Almost all of the time I’ve built software, we’ve assumed that the time a row is written or updated is the time … Continue reading

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Building a Database Engine

I never wrote a database engine, unless you count writing code to read, write, and update flat files. I remember doing that early in my life with a friend as we tried to build our fantasy baseball game system. We … Continue reading

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