Let me say that again just in case you missed it, SQL Server is the most secure RDBMS. This is just not me saying, it is based on figures tracked by NIST, and the full details have been written up by a independent analyst. The full report can be accessed at:


So next time anyone mentions that SQL Server is not secure, you can point them to the above article. Below is a graph I presented at a recent customer meeting that had people shocked, including some Microsoft reps Smile :


As you can see the blue columns indicate SQL Server and it is the lowest with no vulnerabilities for 2010 so far. This is as a result of the Trustworthy computing initiative that came about after security issues like Slammer, and other viruses that hit the MS platform. Great things do come out of bad Smile.