Today I had to drop 2.604 tables from an SQL Server database… too much to tell the customer to “do it by hand” using Management Studio ;-)
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In Groovy you can choose between single quotation marks ‘ or double quotation marks ” to represent a string. As opposed to Java, where single quotation marks denote a single character and double quotation marks denote a string.
Since Oracle 9i there are much more dynamic parameters which can be changed at runtime. So it’s a good thing to use server parameter files (SPFILEs) instead of plain text parameter files (PFILEs). I will use MYDB as instance name … Continue reading
I discovered a failed disk in a Linux software RAID array on a customer’s server. After the failed disk /dev/sdb was replaced I rebuilt the RAID by duplicating the partition layout of the remaining disk /dev/sda.
Oracle provides lots of images for its VM Oracle VirtualBox. You have the choice of packages for many operating environments and pre-built appliances for development. See OTN page for VirtualBox downloads.
I just found a nice SQL statement on asktom.oracle.com showing possible states of RAID 01 and 10 arrays in case of a disk failure:
To use multiple OpenOffice instances you have to: Start one instance with its own user directory; $HOME on UNIX or %USERPROFILE% on Windows Use different TCP/IP ports For server mode use options to not display logo at startup (-nologo), to … Continue reading
See Groovy Web Console on AppSpot
Very interesting and important thing: Groovy gives us an easy way to access properties of an object. But take care when you want to call methods which naming follows the Bean pattern like getClass() but are not related to a … Continue reading
Need information about Java’s integer constants? Java 6 API, Constant values Java 7 API, Constant values
If you want to search for commands or files in Debian packages, install apt-file aptitude install apt-file Update cache: apt-file update This may show some Can’t get http://… error messages as files like Contents-amd64.gz cannot be downloaded. Now perform the … Continue reading