In addition to being a pretty terrifying read from a security perspective, this fascinating journey through the process of discovering a vulnerability in TeamViewer offers a glimpse at a pretty exciting red-team engagement.
If you’ve ever had mixed feelings about Object/Relational-Mapping then you’ll enjoy the essay The Vietnam of computer science. Just don’t expect a clear resolution at the end.
Trying to understand how accelerated database recovery works is far easier once you’ve read this article from Forrest McDaniel. The animations bring the processes to life in a way no amount of testing (or re-reading whitepapers) could.
Extending relational query processing with ML inference is all embedding ML in a database engine. Using SQL Server cores to run ML sounds pretty expensive, but if it can be fast enough to offset the need to ship the data around, maybe moving the model to the data is the way to go.
When you might be rolling out 600 releases a day, how do you spot the bad ones? Gandalf is Azure’s answer, and it does a pretty impressive job.