Log Buffer #278, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs
Jul 20, 2012 / By Fahd Mirza
Some parts of the world has winter in swing, while the others are savoring or suffering through summers. This variation in weathers is so in-sync with the variety of blog posts sprouting all over the web especially regarding the database technology. This mixed flavor of the database blogs has been captured by this Log Buffer Edition in its Log Buffer #278.
Chet Justice is wondering about his first triathlon.
Rob Reynolds writes about custom styles and skins for OBIEE 11g.
In case you missed the first webcast in the series of SOA and BPM Customer insights by Bruce Tierney, it was excellent.
Catch the Early Bird Before It Flies Away With Your $500, Karen Shamban says.
Do you wish you could proactively check your Purchasing data for known data integrity issues?
Denny Cherry has a very insightful blog post about making technical writing easier.
If you would like to view the working directory on the powershell command line, like the pwd in Linux, then read this blog post by Jack Vamvas.
Chris Webb is building a simple BI solution in Excel 2013.
James Serra informs that SQL Server Reporting 2008 Reporting Services (SSRS) doesn’t require Internet Information Services (IIS).
John Sterrett sheds light on a day in the life of a service DBA.
Jonathan Haddad blogs about setting up RAID0 in Ubuntu 12.04 in AWS High I/O.
Oracle DBAs… You Know You Want MySQL! Says Sean Hull.
Are you getting better compression than InnoDB? Mark Callaghan asks.
6 new security fixes for Oracle MySQL have been detailed in the most current Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU). Ronald Bradford blogs.
There is no reasonable way to catch and diagnose errors on server side. It is nearly impossible to know exactly what went wrong.