Log Buffer #369, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

May 2, 2014 / By Fahd Mirza


The Log Buffer carries on with the sparkling blog posts gathered from all across Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL.

The VISIBILITY column in USER_INDEXES is used to check that each change has worked.

Oracle Utilities Application Framework V4. has been released with Oracle Utilities Customer Care and Billing V2.

There has been a good deal of activity in the Enhancement Request (ER) Community which is being piloted in Procurement.

A personalized customer experience is already beginning to overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator.

A common request is to produce query zones which are aligned with the base product zones.

SQL Server:

How to centralize your SQL Server Event Logs.

Use Extended Events to Get More Information About failed SQL Server Login Attempts.

DAX: Topn is not a Filter

Sometimes, you just want to do a search in a SQL Server database as if you were using a search engine like Google.

Stairway to SQL PowerShell Level 6: PowerShell Modules.


Name Change: MySQL Connect Becomes “MySQL Central @ OpenWorld”.

How to identify and cure MySQL replication slave lag.

MySQL, the original brand, the one developed by the MySQL team at Oracle, is steadily evolving.

Labor Day: Let’s upgrade a Galera Cluster.

Upgrading temporal columns from MySQL 5.5 to MySQL 5.6 format.

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