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General local PC design/specs for fast RDB (MySQL) performance?

Are the given PC specifications (below) appropriate for a MySQL database that is to be used for analytical type queries on the given database specifications (also below)? (I understand that both the ...
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Oracle application and DB scale out in private cloud

I have a client who was looking to migrate their Oracle environment to Amazon - probably Amazon RDS but were unable to get the SLA they wanted from it. I need to know if deploying something to ...
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Choosing a database management system to maximize availability and scalability [closed]

If I was planning on choosing a database management system and know that the data needs to be available as close to 100% as possible and that it needs to scale as well as possible, is there a "best" ...
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Is there a “rigorous” method for choosing a database? [closed]

I'm not experienced with NoSQL, but one person on my team is calling for its use. I believe our data and its usage isn't optimal for a NoSQL implementation. However, my understanding is based off ...
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where can I find the database file and table files?

I installed MySql using : yum install mysql-server It is working fine from the terminal.I created a database named music and created some tables inside this database . Now I want to port the entire ...
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starting MySql on fedora

To install MySql I tried this after downloading the rpm package from the official website : yum install MySQL-server-5.5.27-1.linux2.6.i386.rpm Everything went fine and process was completed but ...
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What exactly is “pinning” in relation to indexes? [closed]

When one talks about "pinning" in indexes, what exactly is this? Is there some other word/term I can search for, as google has not provided any solutions. It is part of a test question, where ...
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RDBMS: Is it possible to scale out a RDB?

Is it possible to scale out a RDB ? If it's possible, how can one achieve it? I'm asking this question because I assisted to a NoSQL event in which the speaker told many times that the one of the ...
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clustering MS SQL 2008 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sql server active/passive vs active/active clustering I have a Project in DBMS just I need something like a BIG TITLES of What TO DO. Here a brief way about the ...
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When - if at all - should I switch from MySQL to MariaDB?

Now that MySQL is owned by Oracle, the future of the RDBMS seems uncertain. The fork by the main developer of MySQL, Monty Widenius, called MariaDB, is a drop-in replacement for MySQL. Version numbers ...
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What does the management system in RDBMS mean?

When I hear someone mention any particular RDBMS, they generally refer to it as a database. What is intended by the term "management system"?
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Shadowing MySQL and PostgreSQL to each other

I have a project currently based on PostgreSQL 8.1. However, some of the data processing for it needs to happen on a server for which 7.4 is the latest version (for now, only official packages via yum ...
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can sybase replication be used to synchronize sybase and mysql databases?

I see that mysql replication can synchronize from sybase, but can sybase replication server write to and read from sybase? I'm trying to figure out a migration path of a big old legacy sybase system ...
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How to migrate from Oracle RDB for OpenVMS to MySQL in Windows?

I have a legacy Alpha server with a RDBMS database. This db is replicated in a MySQL db with many bad php scripts that drops all the tables and takes everything from the Alpha. This works very slow ...
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What is Data Scrubbing in the context of database?

Even after reading on Data Scrubbing on Wikipedia, I am still not clear on what Data Scrubbing really is when the term is used for database. Is it a formal engineering principal that there is a ...