Log Buffer #271, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs
May 11, 2012 / By Fahd Mirza
They say, “April showers bring May flowers.” They basically say that nature brings different things in different colors aimed at improving the things. That is so true for the blogging world too. This Log Buffer Edition also brings out different blog posts to improve things, so enjoy the Log Buffer #271.
One of world’s leading Oracle Ustaad, Alex Gorbachev has produced an insightful post about Storage Replication for Oracle Database and Licensing.
Back in the (really) old days, systemstate dumps had to be used for diagnosing hangs and finding blockers of hung databases. Another Oracle’s premier Ustaad Tanel Poder has more.
Mark W. Farnham makes an entry in blogosphere with Very Large DataBases VLDB of the Oracle.
Celebrated Oracle Ustaad Thomas Kyte shares his favorite debugging story.
John Piwowar has produced a gem of a post and the title itself is rhyming.
What is your Return On Experience (ROE)? Thomas LaRock asks.
Conferences are awesome. They are full of people and sessions. Almost…TOO many sessions. How on Earth do you get in the “right” ones? Jen McCown wonders.
How can I compare two files and report on differences using Powershell? Jack Vamvas answers.
In some database designs, you may encounter SQL Server columns with a TIMESTAMP or ROWVERSION data type. What are these, and how do you deal with them in SQL Server Integration Services? Todd McDermid posts.
Why is my SSAS Query Log Table Empty? Melissa Coates blogs.
Pythian’s own Danil Zburivsky has an interesting post after seeing Collaborate 2012 from the eyes of MySQL DBA.
Jay Lyman blogs about the great war over IP and offers his insights.
Vadim Tkachenko talks about new distribution of random generator for sysbench – Zipf.
Momentum for MySQL Utilities continues to build. Chuck Bell claims.
How To Back Up MySQL Databases With mylvmbackup On Debian Squeeze?
MySQL 5.0 can deadlock when flush logs, show processlist, and a slave connection happen at the same time according to Eric Bergen.
Marco Tusa shares MySQL news.
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