A really quick one today, something that made me think for a minute and I thought it might make others think too. So you have enabled TDE – Transparent Data Encryption (you can see these previous posts here: https://blobeater.blog/?s=tde&submit=Search) on your SQL … Continue reading
TDE (Transparent Data Encryption) encrypts the data files at rest but don’t forget that it also encrypts your backup file too. I fancied looking inside the MDF and a backup of my database before enabling TDE and comparing it to … Continue reading
This week’s TSQL Tuesday is being held by the mighty Kenneth Fisher – Backup and Recovery- see this link, how can I not get involved with this one? I have been blogging for about a year now and have covered … Continue reading
UPDATE November 2016 – With SQL Server 2016 SP1, Microsoft will include key enterprise-class features in every edition of SQL Server 2016. This includes TDE! So lets have a recap. What is it? Quite simply – ENCRYPTION at rest; your data … Continue reading
I work in the financial space so you can imagine that security is quite high on the agenda. TDE (Transparent Data Encryption – see this article for more details https://blobeater.wordpress.com/category/sql-server-2/tde/ ) is nothing new, setting it up on “earthed” SQL Servers … Continue reading
So here we go, the first installment of my cloud blog series. From my experience this concern is a common one, especially when relating it to the database layer. Data “leaks” via security breaches have been getting some real negative … Continue reading
Working with a couple of databases that needed TDE I noticed when I enabled one of them that it was stuck on “encryption in progress” for quite a while.
I noticed that my backup was taking longer than usual. I went to Perfmon to look at some counters, more specifically Physical disk:Avg sec/read(orange/yellow line) and Physical disk:Avg sec/write(blue line), yes it was very busy, much busier than normal. Waits … Continue reading