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May 08, 2014
News briefs: Rimini shows their Q1 report; Oracle releases new Customer 2 Cloud service; Oracle looks for Heartbleed security problems.
January 30, 2014
MariaDB popularity is growing, and SkySQL has an enterprise version. Plus: Oracle releases quarterly security patch, and consultancy accepts bitcoins.
January 21, 2014
The first Oracle Critical Patch Update of 2014 included fixes for 36 Java vulnerabilities, but only 5 Oracle Database vulnerabilities. Why so few?
June 27, 2013
The Oracle 12c Database touts several new features, though the biggest draw will probably be the paid add-on, Pluggable Databases.
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Transparent Data Encryption is now enabled for Oracle SecureFiles. Read up on how to use it here. Continue Reading
Trust, but verify. Ronald Reagan made it popular, and it's certainly relevant for DBAs in today's consolidated, virtualized IT world. Continue Reading
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Most Oracle databases don't need access to the network. So creating Oracle fine-grained access control for network services will help security. Continue Reading
In the wake of several recent MySQL zero-day vulnerabilities, expert Michael Cobb assesses the state of MySQL security. Is a MySQL alternative needed? Continue Reading
Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF) Mobile has improved, but the company should focus more on mobile security, a big consumer concern. Continue Reading