Jeffrey Garbus

Jeff Garbus has 20 years of expertise in architecture, tuning and administration of Sybase ASE, Oracle, and Microsoft SQL Server databases with an emphasis on assisting clients in migrating from existing systems to pilot and enterprise projects. He has co-authored 15 books and has published dozens of articles on the subject.   Garbus is the CEO of Soaring Eagle Consulting, an organization that specializes in assisting businesses maximize database performance.  

Articles by Jeffrey Garbus

Data encryption performs two purposes: it protects data against internal prying eyes, and it protects data against external threats (hacking, theft of backup tapes, etc.) Encryption in the database tier offers the advantage of database-caliber performance and protection of encryption keys without incurring the overhead and additional cost of using a third-party encryption tool in an application tier.

Posted July 13, 2009