DBA Kevlar

Tips, Tricks, (and maybe a few rants) to make more DBAs bulletproof!

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“Enough already with the DHCP complaints!”  It’s Friday, so it means soon, we can stop worrying about such stuff and

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I ended up speaking at two events this last week.  Now if timezones and flights weren’t enough to confuse someone,

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Now that I’ve loaded a ton of transactions and did a bunch of work load on my source database with

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I love valuable metric data and I wanted to see what’s offered from different cloud providers.  Metrics are data and

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Swingbench is a one of the best choices for easy loads on a database.  I wanted to use it against

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Most people know I like to do things the hard way… 🙂 When it comes to learning things, there’s often no

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I had the opportunity to attend Delphix‘s Company Kick Off last week in San Francisco.  This was my first time

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There are a lot of people and companies starting to push the same old myth regarding the death of the

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No, this isn’t a title for a future Star Wars movie, but our own future, foreseen by me, (as well

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This was received by one of our Delphix AWS Trial customers and he wasn’t sure how to address it.  If

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As a heterogenous company, I get a lot of questions on what database platforms are important, why and if we

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We’ve been working hard to create an incredible new trial version of Delphix that uses AWS, which is built with

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When tearing down an AWS Delphix Trial, we run the following command with Terraform: >terraform destroy I’ve mentioned before that

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Now, for most of us, we’re living in a mobile world, which means as our laptop travels, our office moves

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I ran across an article from 2013 from Straight Talk on Agile Development by Alex Kuznetsov and it reminded me how long

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So you thought you were finished configuring your AWS target, eh?  I already posted a previous time on how to

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There are more configurations for AWS than there are fish in the sea, but as the rush of folks arrive

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Ah, yes, it’s that RMOUG Training Days time of the year again! As a techie, I didn’t put a lot

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