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Bruce Perens’ Open Source Series

There are several full copies of technical books that can be downloaded for free.  For those of you that don’t know it, Bruce Perens several years ago convinced Prentice Hall to release books in an open source manner.  Give them out for free.  Prentice Hall...

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disappearing alert override table SOLVED!

Perl

At work, I created a web page that would raise alerts depending on various criteria and could be overridden by an entry in a db table. Server Name Override Start Override End Authorized By Comments my_server Nov 20 2006 3:24PM CST Dec 4 2006 12:00PM...

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Eliminating Temp Table Usage in sp__dbspace

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise

The sp__dbspace code from Ed Barlow was written 11 years and there are a number of issues that need addressing: Unnecessary use of temporary tables (#tablename) that can lead to lock contention in the system tables tempdb..sysobjects, tempdb..sysindexes, and tempdb..syscolumns. It doesn’t handle the logical...

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Eliminating Temp Table Usage in sp__diskdevice

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise

The sp__diskdevice code from Ed Barlow was written 11 years and there are a number of issues that need addressing: Unnecessary use of temporary tables (#tablename) that can lead to lock contention in the system tables tempdb..sysobjects, tempdb..sysindexes, and tempdb..syscolumns. It doesn’t handle the logical...

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FW: HOWTO: BlackBerry As Modem For Laptop

  Introduction Did you know that BlackBerry can now be used just like an external modem for a laptop computer, so that a laptop can have full Internet access? This is useful when you need to do certain things that a BlackBerry cannot yet do....

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Sybase ASE/RepServer monitoring

SAP Replication Server

I originally posted this as a reply to Nicolaw on Livejournal:  After a great deal of inspection, Nagios won’t work for what I need but I’m taking specific design ideas from it. Not that the design of Nagios is all that novel, but some parts...

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ISUG V-SIG for WorkSpace

ISUG V-SIG for WorkSpace ISUG now has a Virtual Special Interest Group (V-SIG) for Sybase WorkSpace. SIGs are a great way to learn more about the product and collaborate with fellow users. Every month, there will be a presentation on a new development topic, including...

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