Log Buffer #270, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs
May 4, 2012 / By Fahd Mirza
As the summer in many parts of the world starts, not only the snow is thawing, many bloggers are also coming out of hiatus and the database blogosphere is seeing new sensational activity. This Log Buffer Edition includes blogging tidbits from Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL. Enjoy reading Log Buffer #270.
Oracle’s Timeline, Copious Benchmarks And Internal Deployments Prove Exadata Is The Worlds First (Best?) OLTP Machine. Kevin Closson has more.
Tim Hall has been playing around with Fedora 17 beta in preparation for his server upgrades when it is released at the end of the month.
Jonathan Lewis is going to have a live debate on Clustered Indexes with respect to the Oracle and SQL Server.
When it comes to RAC internals, Riyaj Shamsudeen‘s name comes to the mind. He has produced another gem.
Charles Hooper dishes out another brain teaser which is related to 10046 Extended SQL Trace.
Valentino Vranken demonstrates as how you can convert complex XML into simple CSV using XSLT in SSIS.
Jack Vamvas has started seeing the SDD_Service migrating physical servers to Virtual Servers (VMWare 4.1), as part of Virtualization and database servers project.
Jen McCown showers some advices extracted from a comic.
Michelle Ufford has made some discoveries and learned somethings new.
How is Microsoft IT using the Cloud? Kevin Kline discusses.
Sean Hull posts Ten things to remember about MySQL backups.
Ever come accoss a situation where you have to load a flat text file into MySQL with data provided in single column? Kedar blogs.
Shlomi Noach is doing a webinar review: Webinar review: Zero-Downtime Schema Changes In MySQL
Maciej Dobrzanski shares an interesting behavior of a MySQL benchmark on EC2.
Here is an interesting article from Vadim about SSD.
Henrik Ingo posts about the winners of the 2012 MySQL Community Awards which were announced at the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo.