Tag: PostgreSQL

The MySQL Bible is Here!

A year ago, the outline was being written. A lot of work was crammed into the intervening months, and I am happy and proud to announce that the MySQL Administrator’s Bible has been published, and is sitting on the shelf at many major booksellers already. The official publication date is today — Monday, May 11th, 2009 — although some stores have had copies for a week, including Amazon.com.

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Log Buffer #145: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Welcome to the 145th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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Log Buffer #144: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Welcome to the 144th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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Log Buffer #143: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This is the 143rd edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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What Exactly is Swappiness?

This is an issue that keeps rearing its ugly head over and over again, and since it greatly affects performance, it is most important that DBAs of any DMBS running on Linux come to grips with it. So I decided to do some research and try different settings on my notebook. Here are my findings.

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Log Buffer #142: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Welcome to the 142nd edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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Log Buffer #141: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Welcome to the 141st edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs. The Oracle bloggers were especially chatty this week, so let’s start with them.

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New England Database Society Meeting

I am passing this along — I am not sure if most folks reading this can make it, as it is last-minute and in the Boston area, but I figured I’d let people know that the New England Database Society exists. It’s free, sponsored by Sun (and has been for years, long before Sun bought MySQL), and is hosted by my college database professor, Mitch Cherniack.

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Log Buffer #140: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This is the 140th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs. Welcome.

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How to Have a Good Presentation

In about 15 minutes, Giuseppe Maxia will begin a webinar in which the main focus is a presentation on “How to have a good presentation”. Talk about meta!

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