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SQL: The Hack Attack You'll Never See Coming

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

SQL injection attacks are among the most common security threats businesses face, and they''re on the rise.

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Google Cloud SQL hits general availability with data encryption, 99.95% uptime, and databases up to 500GB

The Next Web

Google today announced the general availability of Cloud SQL , which, as its name implies, is a MySQL database that lives in Google’s cloud.

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Google Cloud SQL hits general availability with data encryption, 99.95% uptime, and databases up to 500GB

The Next Web

Google today announced the general availability of Cloud SQL , which, as its name implies, is a MySQL database that lives in Google’s cloud.

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Google introduces six-month trial for Cloud SQL, ups storage 10x to 100GB, adds EU datacenter

The Next Web

Google today announced a major update to its Cloud SQL, which, as its name implies, is a MySQL database that lives in Google’s cloud.

Data Corruption To Go: The Perils Of sql_mode = NULL

Code as Craft

Some digging led us to the MySQL variable sql_mode. What is sql_mode anyway? sql_mode is a run-time setting for MySQL and enabling it makes the database much more vocal by changing most WARNINGs to ERRORs. CREATE TABLE `sql_test`. `id` MySQL sql_mode. By default MySQL is very accepting of bad data and bad queries.

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Don't Write Off Relational Databases For Big Data Just Yet

Of course, the relational model and SQL dominate todays database landscape. SQL is not going away. Can SQL outperform NoSQL?

Framework Benchmarks Round 7


We also have some SQL Server tests in our i7 environment. Happy Halloween fans of web development frameworks! View Round 7 results now. Thanks!

Ex-Facebookers launch MemSQL to make your database fly

“This is like HipHop for SQL, essentially,” Frenkiel told me during a recent call. Cloud Computing News. Events. Books. Research.

#GlueCon 2013 Notes: Processing Big Data In Real-time with a Distributed SQL System – Ankur Goyal, MemSQL

Launch Any

Processing Big Data In Real-time with a Distributed SQL System – Ankur Goyal, MemSQL. “SQL scales, but the technology behind it may not” When you write SQL against a distributed system, there is more to take into account than indexes and other SQL optimizations: how your data is distributed across partitions.

The Depressing Day After You Get TechCrunched

Vinicius Vacanti

You run a quick SQL query and the number of users that made it through the sign-up flow: 200. Boom. A tweet every 5 minutes. That’s weird.

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Big Data: It's Not What You Think

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

They are all answered using traditional SQL databases. Want to break your SQL database? Here''s how. That is equivalent to 2.6

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5 Tips For Wrapping Your Database With a REST API

Launch Any

These values are then passed into the SQL query to limit the number of results returned for a query. Never allow SQL to be passed in the URL.

Just Make It Faster

Feld Thoughts

He then dissects a simple SQL query ( DELETE FROM some_table WHERE id = 1234; ) and gives several quick reasons why performance could vary widely when this query is executed. He did a nice job of synthesizing the requirements, wrestling Oracle for the PC to the ground (on a Novell network), and getting all the PL/SQL stuff working.

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Frameworks Round 5


And yes, we would like to include Microsoft SQL Server in the future. This is Round 5, but it''s only the first round with Windows results.

Watching Larry Ellison become Larry Ellison — The DNA of a Winner

Steve Blank

The choice of the SQL a way to ask questions (queries) in an easy-to-understand language. And he meant it, but with a laugh. What a gift!

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When Microsoft Threatened to Sue Us Over the Letter “E”

Steve Blank

software; NT, SQL Server and IIS), with the free and ever present. With the browser came a Microsoft logo. We didn’t think twice about.

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Fractional Hiring

Mike Michalowicz

SQL problem fixed – fast, fully and cheaply. I wish I could stake claim to the phrase “fractional hiring,” but I can’t. cough.),


Full-Stack Analytics: The Next Wave of Opportunity in Big Data

Hazard Lights

On the panel, I was asked to discuss where we see investment opportunities in the Big Data landscape and this post will expand on my comments.

Choosing a Programming Language and Framework for Your Startup


We had an interesting presentation at the LA CTO Forum by the CTO of a startup who chose Groovy / Grails as the framework for their startup. t prompted a good discussion around how CTOs go about choosing the programming language and framework for their startup. There are some cautions around these choices, but it is often the basis of a choice.

Seven Deadly Sins of the VC

Venture Cyclist

Bob Davoli offered me a job at D&N Systems (which became SQL Solutions) in 1989 on the basis of one round of interviews. Whimsy

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Programmer Competency Matrix

Can do basic database administration, performance optimization, index optimization, write advanced select queries, able to replace cursor usage with relational sql, understands how data is stored internally, understands how indexes are stored internally, understands how databases can be mirrored, replicated etc. Programmer Competency Matrix.

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4 Problem-Solving Analytics Tools

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Buried deep in your data are all kinds of clues you need to strengthen your business. Here's how to uncover them. Over-budget and not sure where?

5 trends that are changing how we do big data

GigaOM. Apple. Cleantech. Cloud. Europe. Mobile. Video. Nov 3, 2012 - 2:00PM PT. 5 trends that are changing how we do big data. Tweet. Email This.

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Everything about Java 8


There are minor exceptions, such as ZonedDateTime which has no counterpart in SQL. The following post is a comprehensive summary of the developer-facing changes coming in Java 8. This next iteration of the JDK is currently scheduled for general availability in September 2013. Language features and APIs may still change. Lambdas. parallel().

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What Does the Future Hold for Conversion Optimization?


Trends include: big data tools, data manipulation (SQL and alternatives), languages like Python, and deeper analyses (e.g., Image Source.

Big Data, Big Money: IT Industry to Increase Spending

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

According to a new study, big data will drive $232 billion in spending over the next four years. billion in software sales in 2012. As Inc.

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Introducing ThoughtSpot – The End of Business Intelligence As we Know It

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Business Intelligence (BI) is the gift that keeps on giving. For example, SAP snapped up Business Objects for $6.8B in 2007. And then we wait.

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CloudHelix: Understanding and Managing Network Infrastructure


This data is also funneled into an open system with an SQL interface, allowing for ad hoc analysis and integration with external tools. I’m thrilled to announce that First Round has led the seed financing round for CloudHelix , which is helping web and network operators to easily and more fully understand and manage their infrastructure.

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The Accidental API

Launch Any

How your web or mobile API might be putting your business at risk. Do you have a web or mobile API? You might, whether you realize it or not.

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What Would Happen to Your Business If You Lost All of Your Online Data

Duct Tape Marketing

What Would Happen to Your Business If You Lost All of Your Online Data This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. Referral Marketing

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How to Scale an E-Commerce Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

We did it so we could scale up and also scale out, and we did that with some Microsoft SQL Server replication functionality.

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When You Should Still Use a Relational Database Instead of NoSQL

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Bye, Bye Waterfall: 5 Steps to Implement Responsive Web Design

Silverlight Lives On in New SQL Server 2012 Reporting Tool. ReadWriteHack. ReadWriteWeb. Channels. ReadWriteStart. ReadWriteBiz. ReadWriteCloud.

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Building It Is Not Enough: 5 Practical Tips On User Acquisition


To test any customer acquisition channel all you typically need is Google Analytics, Excel, and some basic SQL skills. Don't be fooled.


A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Our portfolio company 10gen 's open source datastore called MongoDB has been seeing some serious uptake recently, particularly among startups.


The Case for Hiring Veterans

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Look beyond patriotism: Veterans' technical skills (and the tax breaks that come with hiring them) make vets great small business hires.

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Scaling lessons learned at Dropbox, part 1

We eventually ended up converting everything to SQLAlchemy’s lowest-level language for constructing SQL (one step away from raw SQL).

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The problem with advice

Business of Software Blog

We explained what we were doing - building software that we hoped people would buy; software that addressed the pains of SQL Server developers; software that people would just download, try and buy. About a year or two after starting Red Gate (this must be about 10 years ago now), Simon and I were chatting to a couple of venture capitalists.

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Why We Should Be Teaching Kids the Language of Design

crowdSPRING Blog

They should be studying HTML and CSS and PHP and SQL and Java and Python and C++ and beyond. Let’s face it: the U.S. Period. Point blank.

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The art of hiring a data scientist

Version One Ventures

Just because most academics work in Matlab or R, this doesn’t mean that they aren’t capable of translating their skills to Python, SQL or MongoDB. Nearly four years ago, I joined the Insight Data Science team and we launched an intensive 7 week post-doctoral training fellowship bridging the gap between academia and data science.

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