Keith
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Your worst "High Maintenance User" experience
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So, I was working on a project that using an Oracle OCCI connection to access a database that was newer than the integrated driver. The manager, who used to be a DBA, insisted that "he was an Oracle ...

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Really poor performance with 10Gbit Ethernet on custom app
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One thing I've noticed as a problem between 10gb and 1gb lan segments is that the default MTU is different. 10gb ethernet uses a default MTU of 9000 as opposed to the default of 1500 for 1gb ethernet....

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What is causing email sent from my Google Apps account to bounce?
2 votes

I would recommend changing your password - if your account has been hacked (and then flagged by Google as a possible spam source) they sometimes will bounce your outgoing email. Changing your ...

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Benefits of all-in-one
2 votes

I would argue against going this route if you do anything other than sending your systems away to the manufacturer for maintenance. Replacing failed hardware in an all-in-one system can be a huge ...

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How can I uninstall Oracle 11g from Windows?
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2 votes

I've run into this problem before on a machine where windows was managing the swap space. Oracle, thinking it's smarter than windows, seems to require you to have your swap space discretely allocated....

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How to convince a big boss that he does not need administrator privileges?
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Rather than try to stop the boss from installing stuff on his machine, I think you are better off figuring out a way to keep his computer from causing wanton destruction of the rest of your IT systems ...

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Google mail for companies
2 votes

You have to buy Google Enterprise Apps - you can get the info directly from Google via http://www.google.com/apps/intl/en/business/index.html

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Domain computer account deleted, trust relationship broken and local admi is disabled
1 votes

Have you tried booting into safe mode? Usually, the administrator account doesn't require a password in that instance. To get into safe mode, hold in F8 until you get the boot menu, and select 'Safe ...

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What does "cleanup: fatal: didn't find priority 'LOG_IF00', exiting" mean and how to fix this?
1 votes

My guess is that you have a syntax error in your greylist perl script for postfix. Make sure the syslog line in that script looks like this: syslog $syslog_priority, "request age %d", $now - $...

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Users take over a minute to log onto a 2008 windows server. LSM.exe running at 100MB+ memory
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How many sessions are generally active on your machine? If users are disconnecting their sessions, instead of logging off, that can cause the kind of problems you are seeing. One thing I've seen ...

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ORA-12705: Cannot access NLS data files or invalid environment specified
1 votes

What is NLS_LANG set to on the machine where you are trying to execute the java program from? If you haven't already, you should first unset NLS_LANG and try that. If that doesn't work, set it ...

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What is a good asset management software to track offline components?
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Check out Koha - probably overkill, but maybe not if you want to track laptops and such as well from multiple offices. Great thing about it is that it's open source. EDIT: Yes, it's library software....

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Is there a tool for Windows Server that can alert me when a connection is made over Remote Desktop?
1 votes

I think you could probably configure Nagios for what you want to do. It can search logs for events and send pages (sms).

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Recommend an On Call Phone
1 votes

I would go with a phone that can be tethered to a netbook (or small laptop) and then pass around both the phone and the computer. Remote administration from ANY phone is a nightmare. Edit: The other ...

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How much of a performance hit for https vs http for apache?
1 votes

I find that on modern hardware, I am more likely to be I/O bound for a particular transaction than I am processor (compute) bound. This is particularly true when talking about compression and ...

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ORA-12537: TNS:connection closed
1 votes

Something crazy, but I used to see this issue when I was trying to do an OCI call to a 10g database using an older 9i driver. You might want to check your driver version to make sure it matches the ...

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Win7 command processor (CMD.EXE) really slow
1 votes

instead of using cmd.com, have you tried PowerShell? I believe it's under accessories.

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Low Latency or High Bandwidth, which is more important for database replication?
1 votes

My general rule of thumb for this is that you want a lower latency connection for an OLTP-type system [online transaction processing] with active mirroring (lots of small transactions) or an actively ...

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Server not sending a SYN/ACK packet in response to a SYN packet
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I would check a few things: Is your host multi-homed (e.g. do you have more than one ethernet interface?) - if so your routes might be messed up. Easiest way to test this would be to disable your ...

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Apache + tomcat + jnlp
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Try setting your worker timeouts to higher than default values: worker.worker-omiapWeb.socket_timeout=60 worker.worker-omiapWeb.connect_timeout=2000 worker.worker-omiapWeb.prepost_timeout=1000 worker....

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What is the best appliance you've used?
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Pentaho Data Integration is probably my favorite tool ever. It's an etl tool with job level scheduling functionality and a remote server agent. I've used it to move data, manage processes, schedule ...

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Escalate a notification regardless of timeperiod
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Have you checked out http://nagios.sourceforge.net/docs/1_0/escalations.html? I think you can just add the one user to multiple contact groups to do what you want.

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Media wiki on windows server 2k3 backup/restore and upgrade
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Between these three pages you should have enough information to build out the backup you need: http://www.mwusers.com/forums/showthread.php?p=13894 http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:...

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How does Wikipedia generate its Sitemap?
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I'm not positive, but I think they use the Google Sitemap extension for MediaWiki. This is supported by the Wikipedia page on Sitemaps.

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Tomcat instances startup
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I usually use Condor for managing my 'jobs' - it allows you to distribute your app dynamically or statically if you wish. Then you should be able to use whatever auto-start mechanism you like without ...

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How to transfer a Database on a weekly basis for analysis purposes
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Assuming your target analytic database is the same platform as your production database, the easiest solution is to do a weekly incremental backup and then apply it to your analytic database. If your ...

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