Oracle & Open Source Projects – The Interviews

Back in 2000 I recall searching for Open Source projects to cover in the book I wrote Oracle and Open Source. My co-author and I found seven web-based applications, a few with Perl and Tcl, four Java tools, and five GTK applications. A search for the keyword “Oracle” on freshmeat a popular Open Source project …

Emergency Support Services

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MySQL Disaster Recovery

Like all databases, MySQL needs a disaster recovery plan. In this article we discuss some specific experiences at a client site where disk errors began to cause database problems, and how the disk was replaced, and the database recovery process. Introduction MySQL is a great database, and for this client, 2000 subscribers and an average …

Migrating MySQL to Oracle

This article is from 2006.  MySQL has come a long way since then. MySQL 5.5 is very robust and feature rich, matching Oracle in many different areas including datatypes, stored procedures and functions, high availability solutions, ACID compliance and MVCC, hotbackups, cold backups and dumps, full text and other index options, materialized views and much …