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Pete Finnigan's Oracle Security Weblog

This is the weblog for Pete Finnigan. Pete works in the area of Oracle security and he specialises in auditing Oracle databases for security issues. This weblog is aimed squarely at those interested in the security of their Oracle databases.

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A good comparison between Oracle and SQL Server features

Today someone pointed a good link out to me. I have been looking at SQL Server a bit recently to understand some of the security issues and how they compare to Oracle. I was looking for something that compares the features and functions of Oracle to SQL Server. This paper titled - (broken link) Microsoft SQL Server 2000 for the Oracle Professional describes the differences and similarities in areas such as definitions of what a database is, the catalogs, security and roles, physical storage, parameters etc. This is a great paper that allows us Oracle bods to see how and where to look in SQL Server for the similar parts and features.