Database management

Secure Your Oracle Database: Authentication and Access Controls

Corporate information is a critical differentiator for organizations and their customers.  Financial intelligence, personally identifiable information (PII), trade secrets and other proprietary information are common forms of data stored in databases. In order to protect this information from internal and external misuse or attack, businesses must implement security measures as close to the data as […]

Database management

Best Practices: Secure Oracle Configuration and Database Auditing

In our last post, we shared the 4 most important areas of database security and discussed how to safeguard your Oracle environment with best practices for Authentication and Access Controls. In this post, we continue with a breakdown of Oracle database security best practices for Secure Oracle Configuration and Database Auditing. Secure Oracle Configuration Secure Listener Configuration Listener authentication should be local OS user. Implement […]


Tips for the Non-Technical Technical Recruiter

I’ll be the first one to point out that there is no exact science when it comes to conducting an interview. There are many methods, formats, and schools of thought for how recruiters can most effectively select quality candidates to fill open opportunities. The Plight of the Non-Technical Technical Recruiter Understanding a candidate’s work history, determining […]

Database management

Data Warehousing Documentation Requirements

One of the most frequently asked questions when starting a Data Warehousing initiative is: “What best practices should I be following?” In this series of posts, we will outline our recommendations to follow when building a data warehouse – starting with data warehousing documentation. Data Warehousing Best Practice: Documentation  A successful data warehouse implementation boils down to […]