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Showing posts from March, 2013

Single Page With Protected Content

Today, I was working on a quick solution to secure content that will be only available for selected users. And with a quick search I came across the article by Jem on “Creating a Secure PHP Login Page” The article is clear and easy to implement, with few tweaks, I was able to implement the quick solution to secure the content. These mini projects which require totally different programming logic is always interesting, it’s fun to figure out on how to implement the task but than again what is search engines for Have fun programming.

SQL Saturday Detroit 2013

The SQL Saturday is a free one day training event for SQL Professionals. This was my first attendance in SQL Saturday event. Overall the event was action packed with lots of things new and interesting in the fields that I work in or am interested to work in. Not sure, how many or what features or technologies I will be able to apply in day to day operations or projects, but I gained lot of new knowledge. I started off with Kevin Boles “Common T-SQL Mistakes”, even though I have worked with T-SQL for years, I felt the need to review the basics and sit through the common mistakes and see, if I am making any. The take away I got from this was to avoid “User Defined Functions” in store-procedures or queries as they tend to tax the hardware. Second session I attended was the Dustin Prescott’s “Hacking SQL Server”, this seemed to be the most popular session of all the sessions I attended. The session was more about defensive measures rather than Hacking. Dustin mentioned about the popular