This Log Buffer Edition covers weekly round up of blog posts from Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL.
The Universal Theme introduced with APEX 5 is immensely good looking and comes with a powerful Theme Roller to customize it.
The implementation of Ksplice has been greatly simplified. Now you just need to register your system(s) with Unbreakable Linux Network (ULN), subscribe to the appropriate Ksplice channel, use the yum command to install the uptrack package, and perform any custom configuration. Your systems will be automatically updated with the latest kernel and user space patches.
Every business book you read talks about delegation. It’s a core requirement for successful managers: surround yourself with good people, delegate authority and responsibility to them, and get out of their way.
Accelerating SQL Queries that Span Hadoop and Oracle Database
Oracle Big Data SQL 3.0 adds support for Hortonworks Data Platform and commodity clusters
Instant File Initialization : Impact During Setup
Enumerate Windows Group Members
How to execute an SSIS package from the command line or a batch file
When AUTO_UPDATE_STATISTICS Doesn’t Happen
SQL Server Table Smells
MySQL replication primer with pt-table-checksum / pt-table-sync, part 2
How do you dig down into the JSON data, say like in comments on a blog post?
Percona XtraBackup 2.3.4 is now available
Connection timeout parameters in MySQL
What have we learnt in two decades of MySQL?