Greetings from Telford, UK! I'm here at SQL Bits delivering a full day training session with datachick and enjoying the sunshine. If you are near Telford stop by SQLBits on Saturday and you can listen to Karen and I debate database design. Yes, it is as exciting as it sounds!
Also, here's a reminder that the calendar says April, which means the year is about 25% over. This is about the time I like to ask people how they are doing on those goals they set for themselves at the start of the year. If you feel a bit behind it’s not too late to get started!
As always, here's a handful of links from the intertubz I thought you might find interesting. Enjoy!
Look folks, if you are running 14-year-old, unpatched, internet-facing servers then maybe you deserve what happens.
There's no such thing as bad press, right?
Setting aside the privacy issues/concerns, I have one question about this report: If commercial software is “five years ahead” of what the FBI is using, why doesn’t the FBI use the commercial software?
Yep. I find myself doing this as well, every time I am at a place like an ATM, or gas station, and supermarkets.
Concerning, yes. But I still think the Cloud is far more secure that the data center on the 8th floor.
In case the previous article meant you needed a reminder that the Cloud is quite useful, and awesome, for a variety of scenarios.
From my first visit to Telford with Lego daughter three years ago: