How come the Hourglass? Why database applications slow down

A new article of mine is out!

This time I write about the meaning of “my database is slow” and what hidden secrets database contain. I.e. databases are never a single player in the game of performance.

Here is the article: How come the Hourglass? Why database applications slow down.

 

What about your Windows Azure bill?

Because I like to play with technology and find its weak/ breaking points (so they can be strengthened), I felt inspired to write about a flaw with Windows Azure which I became aware of during a 3-day course I attended last week.

The website example we looked at during the course was using a Windows

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A few words on Azure security

The Azure security is offensively basic.

The fact that it only takes one Windows Live Id to log in and administer the Windows Azure account is just as scandalous as it would be if your bank were using only a login and a password to enter your online banking and manage transactions.

* By the way, if

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