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What is Durability in Databases Management Systems?

Durability is the property that makes sure that transactions are permanently stored and do not disappear or are erased by accident, even during a database crash. It is accomplished by storing all transactions into a non-volatile storage medium. Durability is part of the ACID acronym, which was popularized by Theo Harder and Andreas Reuter in […]

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Database Views & Their Importance

A database view is a subset of a database that is based on a query that runs on one or more database tables. Database views are saved in the database as named queries and can be used to save complete queries that are frequently used. Static and Dynamic Views There are two types of database […]

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Data Obfuscation – what is it?

Data obfuscation consists of changing sensitive data or personally identifying information (PII), intending to protect confidential information in non-productive databases. A successful obfuscation is when the data maintains referential integrity, as well as its original characteristics, which guarantees that the development, testing, and installation of the applications are successful. This technique is used in non-productive […]

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Database Rollback – What and Why

In database technologies, rollback is a command that returns the database to some previous point, and it is used to restart the current transaction and reestablish the last commitment boundary. Rollbacks are essential for database integrity as they indicate that the database can be restored to a clean copy even after an incorrect operation. By […]

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detecting Data Breach

Data Breach, Types & Detection Learn Before It’s Too Late

Types of Data Breaches Exploit is a kind of data breach attack that benefits from software bugs or vulnerabilities, which cybercriminals use to obtain illegal access to a network and its data. Such vulnerabilities are hidden within the code of the system, and it’s just a matter of time to know who will find them […]

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Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence (BI) What is it?

Business intelligence refers to the use of data in businesses to make the decision-making process easier. It is a set of strategies and tools focused on the analysis of data of a company through the study of existing data. Generally speaking, Business Intelligence tries to extract company data from different sources using tools or ELT […]

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Database Optimization – How and Why?

Database optimization is the strategy of reducing database system response time. Databases provide us with information stored with a hierarchical and related structure, which allows us to extract the content and arrange it easily. There are plenty of options to choose from for business and companies. Even though MySQL is the most widespread database, there […]

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Database Encryption – Encrypted by Default?

Database Encryption is foundational for IT Security.  For many businesses, databases are a vault of sensitive information containing data ranging from customers’ details and confidential competitive details to intellectual property. Lost or stolen data, especially customer data, can result in brand damage, competitive disadvantage, and severe fines. In high-profile cases, compromised data presents organizations with […]

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Data Scrubbing? What is it?

Data scrubbing is a process that is performed to ensure the quality of the data in a database, which will then be used for analytics. Data scrubbing is a fundamental step to reduce the risk of basing the decision-making process on inaccurate, erroneous, corrupt or incomplete information. Data Scrubbing Phases To carry out an exhaustive […]

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