First up was Joel with a session called, “Oracle Storage Fragmentation”, where he discussed the potential fragmentation issues possible in tablespaces, tables and indexes. If you’ve been a DBA for a long time it’s easy to think everyone knows this stuff, but I get asked questions about this stuff a lot! The session had a good mix of content, with something to (more...)
A comment on yesterday’s post by Andy C makes me think I should clarify a couple of things I mentioned in yesterday’s post.
“Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), not really what I consider the cloud.”
For *me* the definition of cloud must include some value-add in relation to ease of use. I’ve used IaaS on Azure, AWS and Oracle Cloud. In all cases I’m left to do the same administration stuff I had to when I (more...)
It’s been just over a week since I moved my website over to “the cloud”. Well, an EC2 virtual machine on Amazon Web Services, so it’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), not really what I consider the cloud. 🙂
Overall I’m really happy with the way it’s gone so far. As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve gone for a VM that is significantly lower spec than the dedicated server I had before. I’ve been (more...)
With my recent website move I thought I better check for broken links, in case I had screwed anything up during the transfer. The last few times I’ve done this I’ve used SiteCrawl, which seems to do a decent job.
After the scan had finished I looked through the results and had a couple of broken internal links and 171 broken external links. Can you guess where the vast majority of the broken external links (more...)