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SQL Injection Pocket Reference for MySQL, SQL Server and Oracle

There is a nice SQL Injection Pocket Reference up on Google Docs

Here is what is covered

Default Databases
Comment Out Query
Testing Injection
In a login
Testing Version
MySQL-specific code
Database Credentials


Microsoft Announces SQL Server Migration Assistant for MySQL

This is just a quick post letting you know that Microsoft has announced the SQL Server Migration Assistant for MySQL This tool is available for download now.

Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) 2008 is a toolkit that dramatically cuts th…


Oracle Details Its Plans For MySQL, Java, Virtualization, NetBeans, Glassfish, OpenOffice And Open Source

Oracle has updated the Sun Acquisition FAQ. The FAQ now has Oracle’s plans for MySQL, Java, Virtualization, NetBeans, Glassfish, OpenOffice, Open Source and other things.

Below are the relevant pieces from that document.

What are Oracle’s plans fo…


An Interview With Kevin Kline About SQL In A Nutshell Third Edition

Most of the database developers these days don’t work with just one RDBMS, a large percentage will work with at least two of them. SQL In A Nutshell will help you with that, no longer do you have the need for two or more books open at the same time. I asked Kevin Kline if […]


CentOS, Postfix, MySQL and a Typo

A little lesson in typo-trauma Today I finally got round to doing some admin on my primary home server, which (amongst many things) is my main mail server. After dusting a few cobwebs away, checking nobody had broken any of the furniture and such, I decided to run yum to get the latest updates (it […]