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3 Things You Should Never Store in Your Database Jan 19, 2024 by Robert Gravelle

In the digital age, databases play a vital role in managing and organizing information for countless applications and systems. As stewards of valuable data, it's essential for businesses and developers to be mindful of the types of information stored in their databases. While databases are designed to efficiently handle data, there are certain types of information that should almost never be stored in a database. In this article, we'll explore three things you should avoid storing in your database to maintain data integrity, security, and compliance.

Some Tips for Securing Your Relational Databases Jan 12, 2024 by Robert Gravelle

In today's digital age, data is the lifeblood of organizations. As such, securing that data has never been more crucial. To safeguard sensitive data from unauthorized access, breaches, and other security threats, it's essential to implement robust security measures. This article will offer a few such measures for securing your relational databases.

Choosing the Right Storage Engine for MySQL Tables Jan 5, 2024 by Robert Gravelle

MySQL, one of the most popular relational database management systems, offers a variety of storage engines, each designed to cater to specific needs and use cases. When it comes to optimizing your database performance and ensuring data integrity, selecting the right storage engine is crucial. In today's blog, we'll explore the key factors to consider when choosing a storage engine for your MySQL tables.

Configuring Editor Settings in Navicat Dec 29, 2023 by Robert Gravelle

Navicat, a powerful database management tool, offers a robust environment for developers and database administrators alike. One of its key features is the SQL Editor, where users can write and execute SQL queries. The Editor settings in Navicat allow users to tailor their working environment to meet specific personal and organizational preferences. In this blog article, we'll explore the various configuration options available in Navicat's SQL Editor.

Introduction to Aggregate Queries Dec 21, 2023 by Robert Gravelle

While basic SQL queries can retrieve, insert, update, and delete records, aggregate queries take database interactions to a new level by providing the sums, averages, or min/max value from a large result set. In this article, we'll explore the fundamentals of aggregate SQL queries, examining how they can be employed to analyze and summarize data effectively.

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