10 Facts About SQL Server Transparent Data Encryption

Transparent Data Encryption known also known as TDE (learn more), encrypts SQL Server, Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse data and log files on the OS-level. Moreover, a derived benefit is that also SQL Server-based backups of encrypted databases are also encrypted. This type of encryption can be characterized as encrypting data at … Read more…

Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) in SQL Server

Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) is another new feature in SQL Server 2008. It performs real-time I/O encryption and decryption of the data and log files, that is the entire database. For achieving that, it uses a database encryption key stored in the database boot record. A derived benefit of TDE is that whenever a database … Read more…