SQLd360, SQL diagnostics collection made faster

Another tool to help with SQL Tuning? Yes! Hopefully with some advantage over what you used until today🙂 Collecting diagnostics around a SQL is not fun, if you’ve been there you know that.… Source: SQLd360, SQL diagnostics collection made faster

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How to set custom Java path after installing JDK 8

Oracle seems to have changed the way you find the default Java installation as of version 8. (There used to be some java.exe copied into Windows system directory before, now they create Symbolic links to the Java executable in C:\ProgramData\Oracle\Java\javapath. Where as, this is safer the previous method, this still poses problem, if you work with multiple […]

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EAServers – Logging

Sybase (Now SAP) EAserver is a full blown apache server with PowerBuilder VM added in. In my personal experience, it is a great product. It’s a shame, Sybase and SAP both dumped it, without thinking of any alternatives to deploy PB in n-tier environment. Like any Java container, EAServer provides a lot of services and […]

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Quick Tip – Finding Java on your (Windows) PC

Have you ever try to run a Java program from command line only to get an error? c:>java -version ‘java’ is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. What happened? You know you installed Java. The above error on Windows means, that you didn’t add the Java directory to […]

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Online Educational Resources

If you are a working professional, you will notice the technology and techniques you use at work are changing constantly. You are forced to read and update your skills everyday. I heard that from Doctors, Nurses, Engineers and many other professions. Now, add IT to the mix and you have a whole new ball game. With […]

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Unix Permissions

If you have worked with Unix, you sure have used chmod command. This lets you set the permissions on files and directories. By setting the appropriate permissions on a file, you can avoid mishaps. Every file, for e.g., has the below permissions: Read Write Execute A file with Read Attribute set can be read, Write […]

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PowerBuilder functions, Events – Part 1

Recently one reader asked me provide some samples on how to call functions in PowerBuilder. First I thought, function is a function, just create it and call it. It’s like any other language, right? Then I realized there are some PB specific nuances, that I take for granted. What if some one was new to […]

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