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The Easiest Way to Enable Oracle Database Application Development on Mac OS X

tl;dr Your OS X applications can connect to Oracle Database as if
it was running natively on OS X if you simply run Oracle Database in a
VirtualBox VM with port forwarding enabled (easy).

To work backwards through the installation process: in the Network
window of the VirtualBox GUI, I enable a NAT Network adapter.

How I Enable Autostarting of Oracle Database for Demonstrations and Development

Here are the steps I have been using to enable autostarting of
Oracle Datbase Enterprise Edition 10g, 11g or 12c during boot time of
Oracle Linux 5 and 6. I also use these steps with Oracle Linux
7. These steps are useful for the kinds of demonstration and
development setups that I typically need.

These steps are not needed for Oracle XE, since its install will
prompt whether to autostart the DB and will configure the system

NetApp OpenStack Deployment and Operations Guide for OpenStack Juno release

This is an excellent document that provides in-depth technical information on our FAS, E-series and EF Series systems integration into the various OpenStack modules. See attached. openstack-deployment-ops-guide (pdf)

Python – get system hostname

By using socket.gethostname() we can get hostname of system:
>>> import socket
>>> socket.gethostname()
There is one more way to get hostname is by using platform.node():

Ubuntu – apt-get auto complete not working

To fix apt-get auto complete issue we need to edit /etc/bash.bashrc file.
Open /etc/bash.bashrc file with any text editor, here I am using vim.
$ vim /etc/bash.bashrc
Now search for below lines in /etc/bash.bashrc file:

what's next with rsyslog?

Now that we have released version 8.7.0, planning for 8.8.0 is in full force. I thought I'd share some of those things that made it to the top of the todo list:

Install Windows 7 with VirtIO Drivers on RHEV 3.4

One of the best ways to improve the performance of Microsoft Windows guest is to use paravirtualised devices and drivers for KVM in the guests. This provides close to bare performance (up to 95%). These drivers are provided by the virtio-win RPM packages in the RHEL.
1. The virtio-win packages can be found on RHEL server /usr/share/virtio-win/

Cannot set user id: Resource temporarily unavailable while trying to login or su as a local user in CentOS

If you encounter this error while trying to login or su –login
# su --login user1
"cannot set user id: Resource temporarily unavailable" while trying to login or su as a local user in CentOS.
To resolve the issue,  extend the nproc value in /etc/security/limits.conf for the user.

Compiling and Configuring Python 3.4.1 on CentOS

Step 1: Remember to turn on RPMForge and EPEL Repository.
For more information on repository, see Repository of CentOS 6 and Scientific Linux 6 
Step 2: Download Python-3.4.1 from the Python Download Page
Step 3: Install Prerequisite Software

We are looking to hire someone who loves working with open source developer communities.

We are looking to hire someone who loves working with open source developer communities.

The ideal candidate would have experience with the Oracle Database and at least two or more open source developer environments. The successful candidate would join a team of people responsible for helping database app developers be more productive while using prominent open source development tools. That person would also help to represent the needs of the community back to Oracle development.

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