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RAC on AIX: Network Best Practices

Hi all!
I passed by some performance issues on AIX working with instances with different “sizes” (proc/mem). The root cause was basically the inefficient configuration of networking for interconnect (UDP). 202 more words


Aix en Provence

Having made my home in Aix for more or less exactly a year now, it seemed appropriate to post an article I wrote last year and rediscovered recently whilst having a sort through my documents. 822 more words

Aix En Provence

le retour

After eating my way through Spain, I’m happily back en France. It’s been a bit of whirlwind, but I’ve loved every minute of it. From the fresh seafood along the Costa del Sol, to discovering a new city and new friends in Madrid, to reliving my study abroad in Aix-en-Provence, I’ve experienced a lot of wonderful things these past couple of weeks. 460 more words

AIX Login History

This shows the successful logins, time, and ip of all users to your system.
who /var/adm/wtmp

There is also a failed login file that can be accessed from: 44 more words


The last butterflies

Cycling around Aix is a breath of fresh air, on so many more levels than the litteral one. The fields alternate with groves of pines and white oaks, there are few sounds aside from birds, and one just has to glance at the side of the road to see more plants than in a whole week working in Marseilles. 632 more words

Digging up lasagna

Quarter to ten in the morning; we’ve just arrived in front of a neat wooden fence, at the foot of a slightly run-down, unsusprisingly hideous 1970’s building nested between two motorways, in one of the least attractive parts of the city. 1,090 more words

Parsing CSV files using grep and sed

I recently had to automate the parsing of a csv file to help promote objects from one environment to another.

The script was originally written using while using the while read line loop, but we ran into  a couple of issues user submitted files. 341 more words