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T-SQL Tuesday #81–Sharpening Skills

This is an interesting month for T-SQL Tuesday. The challenge is from Jason Brimhall to Sharpen Something, and learn something new. However, his challenge isn’t just a simple “learn something.” Instead, he writes: “This month I am asking you to … Continue reading

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Architecture for Auditing

In the analog world, when we need to provide an auditing system for checking on physical activity, we usually separate out the roles of people that might record or track activity from those that perform activities. The better separation we … Continue reading

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Native Audits

As our databases contain more and more information, it is becoming increasingly more common to implement some sort of auditing feature to ensure that our data is not being inappropriately accessed or altered. It’s not only the management of our … Continue reading

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Can Auditing Fail?

I saw someone’s list of requirements for a SQL Server auditing system recently that included many of the standard items most of us would want. DDL changes should be captured, along with configuration alterations. The performance impact should be low, … Continue reading

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