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Introduction to PostgreSQL Materialized Views Feb 8, 2024 by Robert Gravelle

PostgreSQL Materialized Views provide a powerful mechanism to enhance query performance by precomputing and storing the result set of a query as a physical table. This tutorial will guide you through the creation of Materialized Views in PostgreSQL, using the DVD Rental Database as a practical example.

Getting Started with SQLite Feb 2, 2024 by Robert Gravelle

SQLite is a lightweight, self-contained, and serverless relational database management system (RDBMS) that is widely used for embedded systems, mobile applications, and small to medium-sized websites. It is easy to set up, requires minimal configuration, and offers a powerful set of features for managing and manipulating data. In this guide, we will walk you through the process of getting started with SQLite, including installation and using the popular Chinook sample database for SQL examples.

Create Custom Metrics In Navicat Monitor 3 Jan 26, 2024 by Robert Gravelle

Navicat Monitor 3 is a safe, simple and agentless remote server monitoring tool that includes many powerful features to make your monitoring effective as possible. You can access Navicat Monitor from anywhere via a web browser to access statistics on server load and performance regarding its availability, disk usage, network I/O, table locks and more.

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Did you know that you can also collect custom performance metrics for specific instances using your own query, and receive alerts about your custom data when the metric value passes certain thresholds and durations? Custom metrics can even be displayed as charts to help better understand your data and quickly identify trends. In today's blog we'll create a custom metric that shows the average cost of movie rentals in the Sakila Sample Database.

3 Things You Should Never Store in Your Database Jan 19, 2024 by Robert Gravelle

In the digital age, databases play a vital role in managing and organizing information for countless applications and systems. As stewards of valuable data, it's essential for businesses and developers to be mindful of the types of information stored in their databases. While databases are designed to efficiently handle data, there are certain types of information that should almost never be stored in a database. In this article, we'll explore three things you should avoid storing in your database to maintain data integrity, security, and compliance.

Some Tips for Securing Your Relational Databases Jan 12, 2024 by Robert Gravelle

In today's digital age, data is the lifeblood of organizations. As such, securing that data has never been more crucial. To safeguard sensitive data from unauthorized access, breaches, and other security threats, it's essential to implement robust security measures. This article will offer a few such measures for securing your relational databases.

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