Database access security: network authentication or data encryption?

Looking to secure your database network? Read about database performance issues relating to database access security. Find out the difference between network authentication and data encryption and learn about Secure Sockets Layer and SSL handshakes.

Data Access HandbookThis 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.

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Designing 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 last published in July 2009

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