Show Host Scott Hayes Commentary
DB2 LUW Security and Auditing are not exciting topics, but they are important! Once you become an identity theft victim and have to deal with the IRS (Internal Revenue Service, USA Tax Collectors), I am certain you will agree with me. And, who wouldn't rather be tuning up a database with DBI's tools?!?!? Tuning is way more fun and exciting because you can see, feel, and measure the results immediately! With security and auditing, well, you're just trying to prevent something bad from happening or trying to make your organization's auditors happy. Well friends and viewers, it's time to buck up and just get the dirty auditing job done so you can return to the fun stuff! You won't have any databases to tune if your organization goes bankrupt paying millions in fines and penalties for a data breach!!
DB2 LUW Security and Auditing - Topics Cloud
Here are just a few things that you are going to learn about: SYSADM, SECADM, db2audit, Audit Policies, Audit Statement, when to use db2audit, and, more importantly, when NOT to use db2audit, db2audit.cfg, db2audit.log, db2audit configure, describe, start, stop, prune, and extract, db2audit limitations, db2audit context scope, db2audit performance impacts, db2audit EXECUTE scope, AUDIT_ARCHIVE stored procedure, db2audit syntax, options, and which to use, and which to NOT use, AUDIT_BUF_SZ, Database Auditing with SECADM, archivepath placement and optimization, db2audit AUDIT, CHECKING, OBJMAINT, SECMAINT, SYSADMIN, VALIDATE, and CONTEXT, CREATE AUDIT POLICY, use of Audit Policies, using Trusted Contexts, SYSPROC.AUDIT_ARCHIVE, SYSPROC.AUDIT_DELIM_EXTRACT, SYSPROC.AUDIT_LIST_LOGS, sample SQL for queries, sample commands, and more!
More from Melanie Stopfer
Want to learn more from Melanie? Check out these replays of past shows:
- Episode #145, January 9, 2015 "db2pd Party!"
- Episode #138, September 5, 2014 "Upgrading to IBM DB2 LUW V10.5 Best Practices and Tips!"
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