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Wow - look at what arrived in the mailbox today!

Only 4 years in the making… and talking… and debating….. and faffing….. and rewriting…… oh you get the idea.

Many thanks to Mike at Black Hat Miniatures… 167 more words


Oracle Start up/ Shutdown/ Initialization Files

Start up/ Shutdown/ Initialization Files

Prerequisite: SYSDBA, SYSOPER, OS special privilege which is put in DBA group

Startup Process : Unmount -> Mount -> Open… 515 more words


Sql Server Start, Stop, Delete server side trace using t-sql

In troubleshooting some issues with databases, sometimes you need to capture server side traces. Sometimes Profiler could help capture specific events as needed. Another option is to use the server side stored procedures to capture trace into a file.   198 more words


Woolston DBA Challenge

The Woolston DBA Challenge is the first DBA event in the Christchurch DBA calendar and with the recent release of DBA 3.0 it seemed time to confirm the format. 186 more words


Censorship, site news, spread | OpEdNews

Dear Friends,

This post contains several sections.

Censorship- The truth about Japanese censorship of any reporting about the dire condition of Fukushima Daiichi is starting to emerge. 103 more words

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Second Informal DBA Day Tomorrow

Tomorrow, 25 October, is our second informal DBA day.

It will be a chance to try out contenders for the PAWS Winter DBA tournament or try out your newly arrived DBA 3 rule set. 17 more words


Sql Server: Update 'Auto Created' Statistics and all statistics on a table

Recently, at one of our customer sites, we noticed this interesting anomaly.

In this database, there are several tables and each table has several statistics. Statistics could be created in several ways. 453 more words