Tag: MySQL

“When the Nerds Go Marching In”

Palomino was honored to serve as part of the team of technologists on President Obama’s re-election campaign. Atlantic Magazine ran a fascinating piece about Narwhal, the sophisticated data architecture that enabled the campaign to track voters, volunteers and online trends….

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Log Buffer #295, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Horizon is getting cloudier. But these low hanging clouds are not darker or ominuous in any way. These are the clouds of enabling technologies providing mortals, drops of technologies according to their wishes. Behind this seamless information troposphere, databases are floating, again on demand. This Log Buffer Edition showers the droplets of blogs from databases in Log Buffer #295.

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Log Buffer #294, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Log writer process of Oracle is one of the most revered background process, a real work horse, a real charming darling who keeps the whole Oracle database system consistent and humming beautifully and many technologies in Oracle sprout from this good old process. Consistency is the key in database systems, and so in the Log Buffer Editions, and this Log Buffer #294 continues it. And yes, the coolest 2012 PASS Summit is also there.

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Log Buffer #292, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition is once again here, packed with rocking and rolling blogs from the database world. Log Buffer#292 comprises of select few posts from Oracle, MySQL and the SQL Server. Enjoy.

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Log Buffer #291, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

While Flex Baumgartner was jumping from the outer space, bloggers of database technologies were adventuring into the vistas of new technologies and sharing their experiences through their blogs. This Log Buffer Edition jumps right into the middle of database blogosphere and brings you Log Buffer #291.

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Amazon RDS – Prime Time? Time Will Tell

A client of ours is just getting started with Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) and I wonder as time marches on how popular this cloud solution is going to play out for them and Amazon as a valid/useable service offering.

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Log Buffer #290, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition once again touches upon the bold and best blog posts from the wide world of Oracle, MySQL and SQL Server. This Log Buffer #290 is all about ideas and their implementation and much more.

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Log Buffer #289, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition has covers everything that happening at Oracle Open World and more in Log Buffer #289.

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MySQL Oracle Connect 2012: Day Two

Another interesting day today, I was attending the keynotes and I have found them quite interesting. Specially the way Tweeter use MySQL to build-up a nosql solution, jokes a side I take few notes on things I must analyze and dig in. Interesting one was also the introduction of the Paypal models, which brings me to attend the presentation later on. Presentation was well constructed and with some good theoretical work, but I was quite disappointed, I found the presentation incomplete, and missing real numbers for the MySQL Cluster NDB setup.

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MySQL Oracle Connect 2012: Day One

I attend five sessions today and I think some of them were very interesting. Like the one on the Optimizer insight, quite informative and accurate.
The other one done by the MySQL Cluster (NDB) group on the installer and new Javascript API interface, left me a little bit … foggy. Why? Because in my mind one of the most important thing to accomplish in NDB is the correct dimensioning of the memory, buffers, possible operation, attributes and so on, all things that should come from the review of the schema definition review and from the application analysis.

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