Posted by Craig S. Mullins at AM No comments: . The tool offers dozens of masking algorithms implemented as Db2 user-defined functions (UDFs). Craig Mullins. You may know Craig from his popular books: Db2 Developer’s Guide, 6th edition and Database Administration: The Complete Guide to DBA. Craig S Mullins is president & principal consultant of Mullins Consulting, Inc., is an IBM Information Champion, and an IBM Gold Consultant for DB2. Craig has.

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Mkllins can avoid all of the problems and hassles of data masking by using a product like BCV5 to mask your data effectively and accurately. Historically, Thanksgiving has been observed in the United States on various dates. Query Analysis and Access Path Formulation. The following two queries can be used to find eb2 applications using uncommitted reads. A time to put down the work that consumes us most of the year and to celebrate and enjoy To summarize, a transaction—when executed alone, on a consistent database—will either complete, producing correct results, or terminate, with no effect.

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Who Owns the Data? Database Trends and ApplicationsFebruary 1, Masked data does not expose sensitive data to those using it for tasks draig software testing and user training. Data masking is applied using a draig of rules that indicate which columns of which tables should be masked. BCV5 uses hash functions that map an input value to a single numeric value see Figure 1. Well, now there is! You should look to avoid setting up poor data masking rules. He is also a regular contributor to several ddb2 data- and database- related portals and blogs.


So, when is it a good idea to implement dirty reads using the UR isolation level? Embracing the Challenges of Gaining Value from Analytics. NuoDB Blog, February 22, The Importance of Data Lineage. No Money Should be Harmed: The tool offers dozens mullind masking algorithms implemented as Db2 user-defined functions UDFswritten in PL SQL so they are easy to understand and customize if you so desire. This information can be found in the Db2 Catalog.

Now anybody who has ever worked on creating a test bed of data for their Db2 environment knows how much work that can be.

Application programmers must understand how concurrency problems impact the access and modification of Db2 data. If Mulllins is your profession, this book belongs on your desk. Personal information like name, address, social security number, payment card details; financial data like account numbers, revenue, salary, transactions; confidential company information like blueprints, product roadmaps, acquisition plans.

The transaction performing the withdrawal must complete all mlulins these steps, or none of these steps, or else one of the parties in the transaction will be dissatisfied. Consider a banking application. Platinum was acquired by CA in and most of those good old Platinum Db2 tools are still available from CA today albeit updated and modified, of course.

Database Trends and ApplicationsApril 12, And importantly, it is also time to wind down … Dirty Reads With all that history aside, I am just looking forward to celebrating with family and eating db nice, juicy turkey!

No one can match Craig S. Well, back in the day, Platinum was one of the most innovative marketers in the world of Db2, and they used to mail out a d2b tip about how to use Db2 more efficiently.

If you use DB2 in your workplace, the most recent edition of “DB2 Developer’s Guide” should definitely be on your bookshelf.


And importantly, it is also time to wind down …. What do we mean by Database Scalability? Have you ever wanted to put together a presentation and de….

Or you can mask data in-place enabling you to mask the contents of an existing set of tables without making another copy. For example, credit card numbers pass validity checks, addresses have matching street names, zip codes, cities, and states, and so on Our m odern idea of Thanksgiving was first officially called for in all states in by a presidential proclamation made by Abraham Lincoln.

Take a look at the data masking capabilities of BCV5 and decide for yourself what you need to protect your valuable data and comply with the industry and governmental regulations on that data. In either case the resulting condition of the database will be a consistent state. I did this because the blog has been around for a long time now Big Data QuarterlyMay 11, Monday, December 24, Happy Holidays A component of BCV5, known appropriately enough as The Masking Toolprovides a comprehensive set of data masking capabilities.

Craig S. Mullins – DB2 Developer’s Guide

More and more devices are being connected to the Internet and they are generating more and more data. Additionally, this repeatability is good for testing code where the program contains processes for checking that values match. Click here for articles and blogs where Craig is quoted.

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