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Log Buffer #281, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

The Log Buffer Edition is one-stop joint to know about the latest blog entries regarding the database technologies like Oracle, MySQL, and SQL Server. Enjoy this Log Buffer #281. Oracle: Whilst working with Oracle BPM Process Composer, Andrew began to receive the following error when opening projects. Christian Screen is moving ODBC DSNs from source [...]

Log Buffer #280, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition is sparkling with fresh and budding blogs. This Log Buffer #280 is is encompassing Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL blogs. Please give your feedback in the comments. Enjoy Oracle: Kent Graziano shares the best practice about how to create the best data model ever. To compress or not to compress, Apun [...]

Log Buffer #279, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

In a typical organization, all work together to bring out a common good for the outside world. It’s interesting to see how all of these entities blog about technology, and there is more and more interest shown by managerial technologists about the database. This Log Buffer Edition appeases their appetites along with the others in [...]

Log Buffer #278, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Some parts of the world has winter in swing, while the others are savoring or suffering through summers. This variation in weathers is so in-sync with the variety of blog posts sprouting all over the web especially regarding the database technology. This mixed flavor of the database blogs has been captured by this Log Buffer [...]

Log Buffer #277, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Database bloggers are blowing their trumpets at full throttle warming up the hearts of readers across the globe with cool tips, nifty tricks and gems. This Log Buffer Edition in Log Buffer #277 picks those gems and present to you. Oracle: Charles Hooper is dealing with a parallel execution challenge. why a very simple query [...]

MySQL vs. SQL Server

A new company often means new responsibilities and learning new ways of doing things. For a tech guy, it often means picking up a new framework or maybe if you are a glutton for punishment, a new language. I recently switched OSes, languages, and databases as a DBA/DB Developer. This was quite a massive shift for me. I went from the stable, enterprise database, SQL Server, to the little engine that could, MySQL. Before the switch, I would stew over the fact that SQL Server lacked features in comparison to Oracle or Postgres, but now I realize that there are far better things to worry about (such as non-blocking backups). I just wanted to go over some of the differences I found.

  1. MySQL is a collection of binaries that manipulate data files. It is not a monolithic application that persists its data to disk, but instead it allows another process to manipulate its files even while it’s running. It interprets a folder in its data directory …
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Living With Linux

I learned how to use a computer on DOS and Windows. My first programming projects were written in QBASIC and my first Web applications were written in VB using ASP on Windows 2000. The first job where I made decent money was developing a SQL Server-based application. I bought my first car, an engagement ring, and a honeymoon with money from making software on Windows. Needless to say, I found a lot of intellectual and financial fulfillment from Windows over the years.

That first real job also allowed me flexibility in what technology I could employ, and I helped implement a features using Redis on top of Ubuntu. This was a fun time, because my company basically paid me to study a new technology and to gain experience using it. On my own, I began to use Linux and to embrace open-source ideas, one of which is that the consumer is also the producer. I changed my mindset about what it means to use software: for open-source projects, it often …

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Log Buffer #276, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Sharing knowledge is not only beneficial to others, it also enhances one’s own knowledge and broadens the spectrum. Blogging is all about sharing and this Log Buffer Edition shares some great sharing of our bloggers around the database arena in Log Buffer #276. Oracle: Sometimes it is possible to build a very effective test case [...]

Log Buffer #275, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

With the rapid advancement in the database technologies, the legacy systems are either being upgraded or they are being replaced or in some cases technologists are finding ways to support them in new ways showing us the flexible nature of databases and the belief of professionals that the sky is the limit. For this Log [...]

Log Buffer #274, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Technical blogging has become more than just a way to tell the world what the technologist did. It has become a vibrant medium through which the tech bloggers are sharing their experiences and teaching the interested audience. It has become an enabling technology. This Log Buffer Edition encompasses such vibrant blogs in Log Buffer #274. [...]

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