This chapter from The Data Access Handbook discusses how to create a high performing database architecture and the factors that affect database performance. In this section you'll learn about issues related to extended security, two types of security -- network authentication and data encryption -- and what an SSL handshake is.
Table of Contents
for performance: Strategic database application deployments
An introduction to database transaction management
Executing SQL statements using prepared statements and statement pooling
Database access security: network authentication or data encryption?
Static SQL vs. dynamic SQL for database application performance
This was first published in July 2009