Here’s a new entry for the “stupid things on my part which weren’t obvious because of obscure error messages” book. Actually, the error message makes some sense in retrospect but then again, everything is always a lot clearer after the fact. The scenario in this instance relates to the following three tables in ASafaWeb: What these guys are describing is that when a log entry of a scan is created, it may have many entries of the X-Powered-By header (this comes through as a comma delimited collection). A typical way of normalising this relationship is to drop a mapping table in the middle, in this instance the “LogXPoweredByHeader”. The cardinality displayed above...
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- NDC Oslo: 6-10 Jun, Oslo (Norway)
- "Hack Yourself First" – The Workshop: 13-14 Jun, London (United Kingdom)
- "Hack Yourself First" – The Workshop: 15-16 Jun, Birmingham (United Kingdom)
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- User Group Talk (details TBA): 21 Jun, Netherlands
- NDC Sydney: 1-5 Aug, Sydney (Australia)
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