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Oracle 12c Client Installation on Ubuntu 14.04

Oracle doesn’t support Ubuntu OS (Known fact), but if you got a situation to install Oracle client on an Ubuntu host, how would it be possible? 241 more words

Shrinking SQL Server Databases in batch

Before I begin yes, yes I know that shrinking database mdf files should be avoided. If you don’t believe me check out this post from people in the know like… 419 more words

SQL Server

Battle of Tunis 255BCE

Last weekend was the annual local Games Day hosted by the FLGS — The Hobby Bunker, and our miniatures club — Boston Trained Bands.  As part of the festivities, I hosted a giant Big Battle DBA game in the morning session.   1,128 more words


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Mở đầu

Không phải đến bây giờ cậu chuyện học sinh chọn ngành gì lúc vào đại học mới được nhắc đến, điệp khúc này được hát đi hát lại từ hồi mình còn học cấp 2, cấp 3. 8,201 more words

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Death by Awkward Dinner and a Show

We’re back at it here at Purdue University and let me tell you, things have not slowed down for a second.  I haven’t been up to much but it’s been an adventure to say the least.  355 more words

Sql Server : Why is a query with literals performs faster than a query with variables (parameter sniffing)

Quick one today:

Let’s look at an Interesting, albeit, seemingly anomalous behavior with in Sql Server.


  • When does a query with literals perform faster than query with variables?
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D.B.A. El Cantar de Pedro the Cruel Parte 2

Cruel Inheritance

The deceased King of Castile left his son with a kingdom and a whole host of problems. The young Pedro had taken the advice of his father’s trusted chief minister, Juan de Alonso de Albuquerque but the relationship was becoming strained. 415 more words