Recently I have been presenting on what running on a large intel based NUMA system looks like (OTN EMEA tour in Düsseldorf and Milan, and I will be presenting about this at the Dutch AMIS 25th anniversary event in june). The investigation of this presentation is done on a SGI UV 300 machine with 24 terabyte of memory, 32 sockets (=NUMA nodes), 480 core’s and 960 threads.
style="font-weight: 400;">Awhile ago I found myself analyzing a MySQL fabric installation to understand why a group member was occasionally being marked as FAULTY even when the server was up and running and no failures were observed.
Collaborate 2016 was held in Las Vegas once again, and once again Dbvisit was there in full force. The theme of the party on Wednesday night was ‘Las Vegas Then and Now’. It was a theme which I thought a lot about on the way home. Getting home was much easier than getting to Las Vegas! My flight out there…
For something that’s generally considered an extremely bad idea, I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve come across applications that insist on storing date values as characters within the database. We’ve all seen them … I recently got called in to assist a customer who was having issues with a POC in relation […]