Archive for February, 2009

CodeSnippets: Windows’ command prompt : How to DEFINITELY change default codepage

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

have u ever tried to get unicode ouput in windows console? You need to change console font to TrueType a and “C:\>chcp 65001″ i.e. change windows code page. Read the link if you want those changes to be permanent

Pitrtools – Trac /set of tools for setting up PITR on PostgreSQL/

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

PITRTools is a set of wrapper scripts that provide warm standby functionality to PostgreSQL. The software is essentially two scripts, and The project is under the BSD license.

GlusterFS – GlusterDocumentation

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

fully-distributed network file system (fully = no separate meta-data servers ). Supports data redundancy (data can be stripped/mirrored across several nodes), supposed to be high performance. supports encryption and can be embedded in app server (i….

Open Source – The Washington Times – Home

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

some python modules from Washington Times ( ! Washington post ) BenchmarkSQL

Friday, February 20th, 2009

tool for testing database performance, jdbc-based, supports a lot of different DBs

Benchmarking Databases I. Volatile Storage. – Pon un sol en tu vida

Friday, February 20th, 2009

PostgreSQL, MySQL and Oracle are compared using reasonable hardware setup and TPC-C like test with BenchmarkSQL tool (JDBC ) . This post will probably disappear soon as the author clearly violates oracle license that does not permit publishing benchma…

Providing Active Directory authentication via Kerberos protocol in Apache

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Apache authentication against AD (via Kerberos). Really easy to do, but make sure you put your kerberos real all in UPPER CASE, i.e. MYDOMAIN.COM. If you are using something like MYDOMIAN, then put it into config as MYDOMAIN.LOCAL

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

good note how to write “statement of facts” for the legal proceedings

Michael Tsai – Blog – Perl vs. Python vs. Ruby

Sunday, February 1st, 2009

interesting post that provides syntax difference the languages and some discussion about their importance. Good code examples.