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MySQL vs MariaDB vs Percona Server: Security Features Comparison

  Security of data is critical for any organisation. It’s an important aspect that can heavily influence the design of the database environment. When deciding upon which MySQL flavour to use, you need to take into consideration the security features available from the different server vendors. In this blog post, we’ll come up with a …

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New Video – Ten Tips to Secure MySQL & MariaDB

  This video, based on last weeks blog “Ten Tips to Achieve MySQL and MariaDB Security”, walks you through ten different items to keep in mind when deploying a MySQL or MariaDB database to production. Database security is an essential part of any system. With more and more news reports of widespread data breaches coming …

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Ten Tips on How to Achieve MySQL and MariaDB Security

  Security of data is a top priority these days. Sometimes it’s enforced by external regulations like PCI-DSS or HIPAA, sometimes it’s because you care about your customers’ data and your reputation. There are numerous aspects of security that you need to keep in mind – network access, operating system security, grants, encryption and so …

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What DBAs Should Know About HIPAA and Other Data Protection Regulations

  Keeping confidential data protected is important no matter the industry, but when it comes to medical records and related data you would be pressed to find a more highly regulated industry. While most eyes are fixed on the massive and historic theft of credit card information in 2017, some believe the most dangerous threat …