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Force compaction of database for Lotus Domino server?

We have had a couple of nasty experiences recently where a heavily used Lotus Notes database has gone over the 64gb limit. The databases had some slack space which enabled us to run a database ...
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Installing SQL Server Compact 3.5 SP2 *after* installing SQL 2012 RC0 - machine.config path include double slashes?

I'm trying to install SQL Compact 3.5 SP2 after I've installed SQL 2012 RC0, on a x64 Windows 7. The x86 installer goes through fine. The x64 installer fails, with the error: "Error ...
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My MediaWiki wiki_text table is too big. How to compact/vacuum/purge

I run a MediaWiki wiki page. It uses MySQL. I have just 20 wiki pages and yet the wiki_text table is 45 MB big. I had security holes and spam bots were posting spam wiki pages. I have manually ...
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Is compacting a Hyper V virtual machine VHD file a safe operation

Is compacting a Hyper V VHD (Server 2008 R2 Host) a safe operation? I compacted a Server 2008 Std 64 Bit virtual machine's boot volume and it ended up being about 500 Mb smaller. The VM was shut down ...
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How do I compact a VMWare virtual hard drive?

I'm using VMWare ESX to host some VMs, and have allocated 60Gb to one Windows Server 2008 VM. It's not using close to that and is unlikely to. How can I reduce the amount of space that this virtual ...
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Bare minimum Fedora installation?

I am looking for the bare minimum packages that I need to install for a fedora Linux machine. I do not need the X Window System or anything else. The machine will be used as a server and managed ...