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The one stop shop for everything about Oracle VM DR

We getting very, very close to introducing our next generation DR solution for Oracle VM 3.

node-oracledb 0.5.0 is on NPM (Node.js driver for Oracle Database)

It's been a long time between drinks so we are bringing out the 0.5.0 Preview Release version of the href="https://www.npmjs.com/package/oracledb" >Node.js driver for
Oracle Database, warts and all.

  • Changed the isAutoCommit attribute name to autoCommit.

    Changed the isExternalAuth attribute name to externalAuth.

Oracle VM Server for SPARC 3.2 now available for Solaris 10 control domains

Oracle has released Oracle VM Server for SPARC 3.2 packages for Solaris 10 control domains. The package can be downloaded from http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/server-storage/vm/downloads/index.html#OVMSPARC

Making a XenServer unique after cloning from template

At work we’re creating a CloudStack development environment that can be created and destroyed as we go. One of the requirements is to quickly create a couple of hypervisors to run some tests. KVM is easy: they are just Linux boxes with some extra packages. XenServer is a different story. Imagine you create a XenServer […]

Xen Project Hackathon 15 Event Report

After spending almost a week in Shanghai for the Xen Project Hackathon it is time to write up some notes.

More than 48 delegates from Alibaba, Citrix, Desay SV Automotive, GlobalLogic, Fujitsu, Huawei, Intel, Oracle, Suse and Visteon Electronics attended the event, which covered a wide range of topics.

I wanted to thank Susie Li, Hongbo Wang and Mei Yu from Intel for funding and organizing the event.

MacOS X 10.10.3 Update is *TOXIC*

As a PSA (public service announcement), I'm reporting here that updating your Yosemite system to 10.10.3 is incredibly toxic if you use WiFi.

I've seen other reports of this, and I've experienced it myself.  What happened is that the update for 10.10.3 seems to have done something tragically bad to the WiFi drivers, such that it completely hammers the network to the point of making it unusable for everyone else on the network.

How to schedule background jobs using crontab

The cron daemon is a great user tool to automate tasks that don't require human intervention.

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