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RHEL Interface Route – Interface Routing on CentOS / RHEL

Overview In my environment I have several RHEL systems with multiple network interfaces. Each interface is connected to a separate network. To avoid asynchronous routing and ensure that traffic to each network is sent via the correct interface (instead of to the default gateway) I have defined an interface route. Here’s how it works. In […]

SPARC and Solaris Leadership in Security

Dear Partner,don't you want a focus on Security?

"PL/SQL: The Scripting Language Liberator" - video recording now available

Oracle University has href=",p_searchWords:CON8265,p_pageNumber:1">released
a video from Oracle OpenWorld of a great session by href="">Steven
Feuerstein and myself. We walked through a PHP application,
showed some application tuning techniques for Oracle Database, and
then looked at improving the use of Oracle Database features to aid
performance and scalability, and also easily add features to the

How to Get the Most out of a Technology Conference (Podcast)

We did good in this recent podcast href="" >How to Get the
Most out of a Technology Conference (which is cleverly disguised
as a video). It has everything the inexperienced conference-goer needs
to know. I'm pleased to have been able to give a shout out to href="" >PHPWomen! Despite the official
blurb, the content applies to all technology conferences and there is
very little that is specific to Oracle.

Google Fit: Google launches health and fitness tracking app

With the view to help you improve your fitness, Google has launched a new fitness app.

Nagios – Check Ping /bin/ping Unknown status problem

Recently while I am trying to setup Nagios on Ubuntu 14.04 OS I got the error saying /bin/ping Unknown status.
After debugging a wile I got to know that, this issue is because of permissions for /bin/ping script.
To resolve this issue just run following command ( use root or sudo):
$ chmod u+s /bin/ping
After running above command /bin/ping script permissions look like below:
$ ls -l /bin/ping
-rwsr-xr-x 1 root root 44168 Mar 15  2014 /bin/ping*

A new app that helps you water your lawn

Microsoft's Bing now lets you search using emoji ☺ the increasing popularity of mobile text communication, emoji usage is getting more mainstre

Common Administrative Commands for RHEL and CentOS 5,6,7

This Common Administrative Commands Poster from Red Hat for RHEL and CentOS 5,6,7  is something l really appreciate as a system administrator. Read it for yourself and you will see what it meant.

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