Posts Categorized: Pythian
Do DBAs have a role to play with Hadoop clusters? If so, what is that role and what skills they need to get there. I provide the answers to these questions in this post.
As we all know proper use of bind variables in SQL statements is a must to make transaction processing applications scalable. So how do we find the queries that don’t use bind variables and have to be parsed each time they are executed? There is number of ways, but this article is all about the most effective way I know. If you have a better one – let me know please!
The era of datafication is here, businesses today are fully dependant on data. The Question is, Is your business ready?
Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way to flip block and postfix statements with the ease of a single command? Well, I thought so, so I came up with a dirty little script, have a look.
Sky’s the limit for the database bloggers. They are producing awesome rants in Oracle, fabulous ramblings in MySQL, and fantastic views in SQL Server, and this Log Buffer Edition, very proudly covers all that in Log Buffer #303. Enjoy.
No its not cloud or engineered system or JBOD, if you are wondering. Surely, it can be any of those thing, and anything else. It really doesn’t matter if your data resides in good, reliable, always-there hands. So what’s the destination of choice in this brand new year? Keep reading to find out.
This one was going to be a cry for help and a request to confirm that I’m not going cuckoo, but I think I figured it out. Still, for giggles, hear this:
There is no great joys for the bloggers to mark the holiday season with some blistering and lightweight blog posts. This Log Buffer Edition in Log Buffer #302 shares that mirth and presents you with another medley of blogs.
DBD::Oracle v1.54 is on its way to CPAN. In this iteration, no new feature, but a large amount of bug fixes.