Tag: PostgreSQL

Webinar for EMEA, June 4: Migrating to an Open Source DB Platform

Paul Vallée, Pythian’s founder and Executive Chairman really opened our eyes. Paul talks about Oracle’s 11G features with the same enthusiasm he has for MySQL’s federated architecture, or for SQL Server’s peer-to-peer replication technology. You could hardly find anybody who presents his visionary views of the new technology trends like cloud computing, virtualization, or server consolidation with such a deep understanding of the topics. Here is your opportunity to confer with Paul Vallée on Thursday, June 4, 2009 12:00 PM–1:00 PM CEST (11AM–12:00 PM GMT) in a free webinar, Database Platform Migration.

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Log Buffer #148: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This is the 148th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs. Welcome.

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Log Buffer #147: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Welcome to the 147th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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Log Buffer #146: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Hello and welcome to the 146th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs. I have to make this a quick one, but I hope (as always) that the links give you the highlights of this week’s blogs.

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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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