Log Buffer #240, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

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With Oracle Open World in the offing, Oracle and MySQL bloggers and professionals are flocking to either San Fransisco or to their blogs to relish this annual medley of technologies under one roof. This Log Buffer Edition covers that and much more in Log Buffer #240.

Alex Gorbachev wants to show what kind of IO performance we can get from Oracle Database Appliance (ODA).

Story Telling of Tim Hall covers her sojourn to OOW.

Charles Hooper is having fun with ORA-00600 (qkebCreateConstantOpn1) and its root cause.

Kyle Hailey gives a place in his blog post to park ideas and experiences with I/O benchmark tools.

Exadata iDB Protocol Ports Emerge. Proof Positive: SPARC SuperCluster. Is Your Platform Next? Kevin asks.

SQL Server:

What Will The Next Version of SQL Server Be Named? Thomas LaRock wonders.

When you find a system whose master database is somehow full of user objects, you have to clean the user stuff. Larry Leonard writes about it.

Mike Hilwig have this crazy idea spinning around in my head–setting up log shipping without using a maintenance plan.

There are some little things that if you don’t use them often enough you don’t commit them to memory. Tim Radney blogs about one such thing.

Managing large SQL Server inventories requires standardisation. Do your research , create the scripts , and apply. Jack Vamvas advises.


Robert Hodges dishes out a post about quick installation of replication from MySQL to MongoDB.

Johannes Schlüter blogs about the release of the first (and probably only) beta of the mysqlnd_ms plugin for MySQL Replication and Load Balancing support and the first GA version of a PHP plugin for the Query Analyzer of the MySQL Enterprise Monitor.

Mark Leith announces that MySQL Enterprise Monitor 2.3.7 is now available for download on the My Oracle Support (MOS) web site as our latest GA release.

Are You Forcing MySQL to Do Twice as Many JOINs as Necessary? A guest post from Percona.

Roberto V. Zicari interviews Michael Monty Widenius about the MariaDB: the new MySQL.



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I have been in love with Oracle blogging since 2007. This blogging, coupled with extensive participation in Oracle forums, plus Oracle related speaking engagements, various Oracle certifications, teaching, and working in the trenches with Oracle technologies has enabled me to receive the Oracle ACE award. I was the first ever Pakistani to get that award. From Oracle Open World SF to Foresight 20:20 Perth. I have been expressing my love for Exadata. For the last few years, I am loving the data at Pythian, and proudly writing their log buffer carnivals.

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