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Ensuring Your Site is Mobile-Friendly

Today, Google released a change to its algorithm that gives higher search scores to sites it deems “mobile-friendly.” Curious WordPressers might be asking:

D2 xPlore search on apostrophes

When using the D2 searches you are likely to go into trouble regarding special characters such as apostrophes. The goal in this blog is to show you how to parameterize new special character searches.
In many documents you'll have text with apostrophes or special characters that you want to search on. But unfortunately by default the D2 search will return nothing when you enter apostrophes directly into the search bar.

Weblogic ThreadPool has stuck threads

In Weblogic it is common to have this warning: ThreadPool has stuck threads. Here we will see a way to determine which can be the cause.
When monitoring Weblogic you can notice that time to time your servers are going in Warning mode. And when clicking on warnings you see this screen:

Silent Upgrade Oracle GoldenGate to

Today I worked on silent upgrade of Oracle GoldenGate from to, so thought to blog it which might help some of you. These are the steps I performed

Current GoldenGate Home –> /oracle/app/product/ogg12.1.2

1. Gather the details of GoldenGate Processes before stopping them

Collaborate 2015 Round Up

The last thing in the world I wanted to do on Sunday morning was wake up early and get on an airplane. I had just arrived back home on Friday night at about midnight. However, I remembered how great Collaborate 2014 was and that kept me smiling a bit. Just a bit, as I did […]

The Oracle APEX Talkshow

How to add/update partition table without reboot

Jephe Wu - http://linuxtechres.blogspot.comObjective:  update partition table without Linux OS rebootEnvironment:  RHEL 6.XTools: partprobe, partx -a , kpartx -a, blockdev --rereadpt /dev/sdX, sfdisk -R /dev/sdX, hdparm -z /dev/sdXConcepts: create/update partition for a block device while Linux is runningExplanation: partprobe

My First Published Article

I’ve been blogging now for almost 6 years and presenting at conferences for… 12 years (really? Good grief!). I’ve even written and delivered several courses, ranging from 1 day to 3 days in length. However, up until now I’ve never been what I would term published – ie managed to persuade another organisation or person to publish something I have written.

Sticky: Keeping Cassandra Alive

Troubleshooting Cassandra under pressure

This is the second blog post in the series. This is a bit more technical than the first one. I will explain some things that can be made to keep a cluster/server running when you are having problems in that cluster.

There were a lot of changes in Cassandra over the last 4 years (from 0.8 to 2.1), so I will refrain from discussing troubleshooting problems that affect some specific versions. Also, this is the kind of troubleshooting you need when you can’t “add a node”.

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