Tag: PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL Administrator’s Cheatsheet

Most people start with free databases and eventually get to know the enterprise products. I started the other way around. After being trapped for eight years in the Oracle world, I felt like exploring another database platform. For some reason I can’t get myself to fiddle around with MySQL. There’s nothing rational about this–no benchmarks, reviews, or co-worker horror stories. I feel it’s just not my type. So when looking for free database, I reached out for PostgreSQL, again for no objective reason–only the gut feeling that this could be what I’m looking for.

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Log Buffer #172: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

One week and a whole lot of snow later, it is time for the 173rd edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs. MySQL goes first this week.

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Log Buffer #171: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Hello, and welcome to the 171st edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs. Let’s get it going this week with . . .

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Log Buffer #170: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This is the 170th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs. Welcome. Let’s kick off this week with a double-helping of . . .

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Log Buffer #168: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This is the 168th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs. Let’s give the wheel a spin and see who comes first . . .

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Log Buffer #167: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Welcome to the 167th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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Log Buffer #165: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Welcome to the 165th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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Log Buffer #162: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Welcome to the 162nd edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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Using the Sphinx Search Engine with MySQL

Implementing SphinxSE into MySQL proved to be easier than it seemed in the beginning, although it took some time to compile and install everything. With a creative use of views, it could potentially be implemented right away in legacy applications, offering numerous advantages.

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Log Buffer #159: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This is the 159th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs. Welcome.

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