What to do when on Linux and pressing backspace or delete adds ^H instead of removing characters: quick fix. This is a note for myself mostly (this is a quick fix for environments I know I don’t have to deal with often or regularly). I’m a consultant so I’m in unfamiliar systems fairly often. I […]
How to use LinkedIn QR codes for the mobile application.
5 questions from you about me. Answered by me one Friday a month. Maybe database related, maybe not.
I find myself regularly clarifying the difference between SQL Server and SQL so I owe the topic a blog post or three. SQL is the standard programming language used in relational database management. The acronym stands for Structured Query Language and is pronounced either “see-qwuhl” or “es-que-el.” SQL standards are maintained by ANSI and ISO/IEC . […]
As I’ve grown older and more technical in the data industry, I’ve developed an appreciation for strong independent artists. This has been magnified as an independent artist very dear to my heart has grown wings and is getting ready to fly. I’ve done my research and gained a lot of respect for the Sundance Film […]
What to do if your control file is gone and you don’t have a backup. For Oracle databases in noarchivelog mode on OEL 6.8.
I had a great year last year. I was lucky enough to experience Kscope17 and amazingly lucky enough to present at Ukoug_Tech17. I traveled a lot for work, and I traveled a lot for personal reasons. My family and my zoo suffered for it. I forgot that instead of chasing dreams, I’m supposed to be […]
How to start an Oracle VirtualBox machine after startup attempt resulting in error: Nonexistent host networking interface.
There are three ways to get data replicated between MySQL databases and different (and very valid) reasons to each method. In this post I will answer the questions “what is asynchronous MySQL replication?” and “when might asynchronous replication be the best way to go for my environment?” I will also define the two binary logging […]