Tag Archives: auditing

QA for Data

Here’s a typical DBA scenario. You’re at your desk, working on something, when you get a trouble ticket, phone call, or tap on your shoulder. There’s a problem in production and an order, or some other important piece of data, … Continue reading

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Quick Schema Auditing

I was working on a demo recently and needed to show that a little monitoring can help you catch schema changes. At first I looked at SQL Audit and DDL Triggers, but then I ran across a short custom metric … Continue reading

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Disconnecting Auditing

We know security is becoming more and more of a topic for IT professionals. As we realy more heavily on our computer systems, we have to be sure that the information contained in them is secure. We know that we … 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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