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Simple Audit Logging Design

I have a C# MVC application. One of the requirements of the application is to maintain an audit log of everything that happens to a particular 'entity' page. To make the example concrete, lets say ...
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Database Auditing: “Updated At” Null or Not Null?

Currently, we've been working on the architecture team on defining the database models. What has been troubling me is my superior's advice when it comes to working with audit fields. He advocates for ...
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Should audit records have their own id?

I'm creating audit tables to track changes made to some of my crucial tables and I'm wondering whether there's a point to history rows having their own id. Here's how my interfaces look like: public ...
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Auditing web application user changes

I have a web application written in Java, Oracle, and AngularJS. I want to save log in database when user changes, creates or updates something. There are two way of implementing this: 1. Auditing ...
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Where to store the “Who” and “When” of a Command and/or Event?

So much of the benefits around Event Sourcing apply to the being able to audit the system and show an aggregate's state throughout its life. However, I haven't been able to find any examples of where ...
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Is taking a snapshot of UI to compare the data considered a good desicion?

If I have a complex attendance project to track the employees attendance and leaving, and according to that they get overtime money through a workflow. The schedule is something like that : 6 weeks ...
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User-related logging in the microservices architecture

What is the best practice for logging user-related data in microservices architecture? In example: I would like to audit/persist to database information on who deleted a resource. I have user info on ...
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Should an audit user column be nullable?

Consider following table structure, for the backend of a website: [Article] ArticleId Text TotalViews AuditModifiedOn AuditModifiedByUserId [User] UserId An anonymous/not authenticated user visits ...
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Good practice to save the last time user accessed the app

Using a JWT authentication, the user doesn't have to log in each time he uses my app. I would like to save in DB the last time the user used/opened the app. Technically, I have a set of REST API ...
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Audit trail for Rails app [closed]

I am looking to add an audit trail to our Rails app. At the moment, I am trying to lock down my requirements and determine the appropriate software architecture. Our website gets about one hundred ...
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Using audit trail as time machine?

I would like to do SELECT * TABLE t (using data from 1st of march 2012) I already have a nice audit trail of all tables in the database. It basically makes a copy of all rows that change, storing ...
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Where to audit a codebase for dangerous code use [closed]

Not sure Programmers Stack Exchange is the place to ask this question, but thought I'd give it a go. Our team had a near miss recently with a nasty error where a method call had been added to the ...
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Should I really need to implement event sourcing is this case?

An example of use case when event sourcing is applicable here whose excerpt is: Say, something went wrong in your app and as a result, a user gets blocked for abuse but that user claims to not ...
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What database structure is suitable for tracking File audits?

I need to track permissions and access requests to a file server in a database. I'm given the full path of the folder and am considering parsing the path (splitting on the "/" character) and creating ...
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Audit trails and entity relationships

I'm working on an order system and implementing an audit log. Two main concerns are: 1) While auditing a line item , you should only see audits for the line item 2) While auditing an order, you ...
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How to audit an Android application (not rooted) without having access to its source?

How can I check if an Android application running on a not rooted device is "secure" without knowing its source? I would look for: Plain text in Web-Requests (wireshark and emulator) SQL-injection (...
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Audit trails and recording actions

Background A discussion that has come up at work recently is how we handle audit logging and the recording of events. We are integrating with a 3rd party app so triggers are a no no from the off so ...
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agile / scrum and functional specs

I work in a small team of four devs, one domain expert and one manager. We are looking to move to using scrum to try and formalise our processes. From what I understand of agile, it seems to be close(...
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Does FFMpeg support gpu acceleration of media encoding/decoding?

I was wondering if ffmpeg supported gpu acceleration. I was reading on their websites and came across contradicting information. http://www.ffmpeg.org/general.html#Video-Codecs -H.264 / AVC / MPEG-4 ...
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Are audit and log exactly doing the same things in a software system?

I've seen that some of software systems have functionality of audit and log. Both of those functionality seem that they are just doing the same things - records all the users's actions behind the ...
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Software Health Check Audit Template / Checklist [closed]

Does anyone know of a template / checklist that can be used to conduct a software health check. My team supports a number of legacy applications and we have been asked to present a score card to ...