In-depth applications performance management provider Precise Software Solutions on Monday will introduce a new release of its IBM DB2 Universal Database management tool targeted at large-scale DB2 Enterprise Extended Edition installations.
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Keeping database performance tuned when workloads are relatively predictable is hard enough; pity the poor database administrator who must react to the chaos of infinitely variable queries flowing in over the Internet at unpredictable rates.
The flaw, which affects SQL Server 7.0 and 2000, is in the way that extended stored procedures validate input to the database. The procedures are external routines that that in SQL are used for some helper functions