Posts Categorized: Technical Blog
I’ve just published Oracle Database 11g Express Edition Amazon EC2 image (AMI) but most of you have never used Amazon EC2… Not until now! This is a guide to walk you thorough the process of getting your very first EC2 instance up and running. Buckle up — it’s going to be awesome!
That’s right folks! Playing with latest beta of free Oracle Database 11g Express Edition couldn’t be any easier than that. If you are using Amazon EC2, you can have a fully working image with 64 bit Oracle Linux and Oracle 11g XE database running in a matter of few clicks and a minute to get the instance to boot.
In order to appreciate the springing blogging innovations, this week’s Log Buffer, Log Buffer #215 picks some of the flowers just for you.
Pythian`s Paul Vallee and Andrew Waitman, Pythian’s owner and CEO, respectively, have an exclusive lunch with Larry Ellison at the Oracle head-quarters in San Francisco, CA. As you have already guessed, Mr. Ellison has personally invited Paul and Andrew as a recognition to an unparalleled heroic efforts by Pythian to motivate and support 42 (forty-two) of its most talented DBAs to receive recognition as Oracle ACEs and ACE Directors, due to their wide contribution to the Oracle and MySQL communities around the world.
Look for the Pythian team at one of the following popular database industry events in Q2, 2011.
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In SQL Server news, Pythian’s expert SQL Server team are appearing at DevTeach 2011 at the end of May. Have a look that the presentation schedule.
Pythian is happy to welcome Michael Abbey back to our team. He joins our list of distinguished speakers below. Keep an eye out for Pythian founder Paul Vallee who will also be making his annual appearance at the show.
Here is the schedule for Pythian Employees speaking at MySQL Conference 2011
Why am I still doing a post on this? Because I still see MySQL configurations that DBAs seem to use as separate assignments without taking into account the consequences of over-allocation and what impact it has on MySQL server memory usage.
In this blog post, I’ll talk about key items that we sometimes tend to ignore when creating a disaster recovery strategy – the lion, the “switch” and the wardrobe