Took some time over the past two days to deliberately use python. Much fun was had by all (where all = me).My first creation used the subprocess module (although I had to install the older separate version since I'm on python 2.3) to call df over ssh and then again... [Read More]
Want to install Oracle on CentOS 5?
yum -y install libXp
On SQL Injection
This is one of the many reasons you use bind variables.
Following Up re HALP
Just a follow-up to this post. Turns out that the problem was caused by an aborted online relayout on some disk that housed our archive log destination. Rather than actually aborting, the relayout process was left in a "paused" state. After the sys admin cleared this state, performance went back... [Read More]
The Powers of Certification
On the heels of my recent OCAfication, I came across "The power of Oracle certification" which mentions this Dilbert comic that I hadn't seen and made me chuckle. Enjoy. [Read More]