I woke up this morning, got online through my new UMTS/HSPDA modem, and discovered that one of my servers had a load average of 239+
Not the best way to start the day.
Turns out an rsync backup job between two servers had gone nuts and […]
If you have a large database in Oracle, with a tablespace with say 2 gigabytes worth of data in it, and you then go in a delete a large number of rows from a large number of tables, and shrink it down to about 300 megabytes worth of data, and then you create an Oracle […]
When left to my own devices I tend to use PostgreSQL or MySQL. They’re both free, open source, run on every platform I use, and I understand how to use them, tune them, etc…. However, when I’m building an application and database scripts that will be deployed on Oracle, and using an application […]