Thanks to virtualization and cheap, powerful hardware there are a lot of cost effective options available today for setting up a learning environment on your own. In this blog post I will make suggestions on how you can cheaply build yourself an IT Playground, I’ll also talk about some mistakes I made along the way to hopefully save you from adding a few grey hairs.
The Pythian Volunteer Day Program allows us to give back, but in the end it is the volunteer who receives the most from investing a little time in the community
Pythian now officially supports MongoDB both as On-Demand and Managed Services offerings. Including monitoring, capacity planning, tuning and troubleshooting
The key to success for the database technologists is staying a step ahead of technology challenges and keep growing in order to efficiently scale to meet the needs of dynamic businesses and customers. Blogs are one way to remain abreast of technology trends and Log Buffer Edition this week once again helps database professionals in that regard in Log Buffer #305.
In this post I show you how to get SQL strings transformed in a way that resembles the result of cursor_sharing.
Inspired by a T-shirt he got from Splunk, Alex shares his thoughts on Big Data, data storage and the changing landscape with emerging technologies like Hadoop.
As usual, the who’s-who of the Oracle tech space will be assembling in Denver the week of February 11 for the Rock Mountain Oracle Users’ Group. A plethora of Pythian employees with be speaking as will we also have a booth in the vendor hall. Please drop by and say “hi”. See the full detail of who is presenting and when.
Just a silly article about a couple of instances recently where my colleague and I have both been duped by scheduled jobs. The feint and obvious lesson here is to be aware of your surroundings.
When it comes to the information and its management, nothing compliments information than the databases. This Log Buffer Edition #304 covers the latest and greatest database technologies related to Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL.
Do DBAs have a role to play with Hadoop clusters? If so, what is that role and what skills they need to get there. I provide the answers to these questions in this post.