Posts Categorized: Pythian
The plugin is fairly simple, and (or so I hope) provides a good example of how plugins can wiggle themselves in at the different points of a request’s life cycle. Here’s a step by step guide to writing the plugin.
Winter has started and the holiday season is approaching fast. With the chillness of winter and festive mode induced by the holidays, bloggers across the planet are coming up with more and more exciting ideas. Let’s start with sizzling Log Buffer #207.
If there is no much useful information in v$session_longops and space for the segment is already allocated how to get the same “rows completed” value of worker status as in intercative mode but using sql script? With small modification of example from the documentation I came with the PL/SQL block to get value of one Data Pump Import worker status attributes…
I give a lot of thought of what makes a DBA awesome as remote DBA, or a consultant. Based on my experience as a in-house DBA working with consultants we hired, on my experience as remote DBA for Pythian and on my observation of the amazing guys working for Pythian Consulting. Here’s the secret: You need to give the customer a warm fuzzy feeling. Here’s what I consider key parts of being effective at giving customers warm fuzzy feelings. Obviously all this applies in addition to being a very proficient technical problem solver.
Dancer touts itself as a lightweight, yet-powerful web application framework. As we will see in a few lines, it sure seems to live up to both promises. Let’s see how hard it was to get my app up and running, shall we?
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Have your scheduler jobs changed run times since the daylight savings time change? The issue hit me this week. On one client the scheduler jobs had changed run time. The strange thing is the scheduled time was 00:05
A very warm welcome to the Log Buffer, the premier medley of fresh information culled from the blogs related to the technology which stores the world, yes, the databases. In this edition, the Log Buffer #205, we have yet again found the pulse of the industry.
Database Administrator has been cited by CNN Money as the 7th out of 100 best jobs. Pythian’s stellar team of DBAs agree – not just in America, but around the world! We’re growing fast & are looking for top DBA & systems administration talent. If that’s you, then check out our job listings, post your resume to our candidate system or drop a line to our new Director of HR, Heidi Hauver.
A few hours ago, I received a CPAN Testers’s report. The report was a genuine bug (CPANtesters++. Love you guys), and as I made my way to rt.cpan.org to create a ticket to track the issue, I found myself thinking that it’d be nice to have a ‘bug this’ button straight from the smoke report page. You all know where that kind of thinking leads to, right? I didn’t GreaseMonkey’ed a button into the CPAN Testers page (yet), but I did the second-best thing. Namely, a little command-line script that takes a report url and uses it to auto-generate a bug report to the right distribution: