Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Nov 2006 19:48 UTC, submitted by jayson.knight
Databases Microsoft is beating Oracle hands down with the security of its database, according to a new report. David Litchfield, a security researcher with NGS Software, published a whitepaper entitled Which database is more secure? Oracle vs. Microsoft on 21 November comparing the number of software vulnerabilities patched by both vendors in their respective products in the past six years.
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Microsoft is doing a great job in security, at least on servers where I use some of its software, in the late years. Linuxe, err, I mean some people (followers of the mighty Bruce Perens) just don't like of Microsoft. The comparison became more conclusive if you follow Apache in the 1.3 release and includes IIS 5.x and 4.0.

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