HOWTO: Install SAP Sybase ASE 15.x and Linux Containers (LXC) – Ubuntu Server 13.04

by Jason L Froebe on January 12, 2013, one comment

Requirements: Host OS: Ubuntu Server 13.04 x86-64 (64bit) At least 4GB RAM 300GB available disk space Sybase Patches: If you’re going to run 32bit SQL Anywhere (or an embedded RSSD with Replication Server), you need to apply a SQL Anywhere patch: http://search.sybase.com/kbx/changerequests?bug_id=694479 Install LXC and the bridge-utils to support a network bridge: aptitude install lxc […]

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How to install PostgreSQL 9 on Ubuntu Linux 10.04/10.10

by Jason L Froebe on December 18, 2010, one comment

Very easy, just add a repository and run apt-get install postresql-9.0 Dctr Watson explains how: Installing PostgreSQL 9.0 on Ubuntu 10.04

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Get your Sybase ASE 15.5 MDA table posters! Straight from Sybase’s Jeff Tallman

by Jason L Froebe on February 19, 2010, 2 comments

I asked Jeff Tallman if I could redistribute his excellent MDA posters for Sybase’s ASE 15.5 database server.  He said yes so …  here they are in both Adobe PDF and Sybase PowerDesigner PDM formats! Jeff Tallman also provided us with the MDA posters for Sybase 15.0.3 last year.

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So you want to tweet to Twitter from *WITHIN* Oracle 11g? Here’s how!

by Jason L Froebe on April 12, 2009, no comments

Lewis Cunningham has once again given us a gem from the world of Oracle’s relational DBMS!  This time, he has written ORA_Tweet, an API to send/receive Tweets (microblog posts) from within Oracle 11g.  Major kudos to Lewis Cunningham for writing and releasing ORA Tweet to Sourceforge.net Call the Twitter API from within an Oracle database. […]

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Borderline Scamming being done by software companies

by Jason L Froebe on December 22, 2008, 22 comments

The latest craze from software vendors to companies is to charge for each and every core a machine has regardless of whether or not you’re going to use it. Get this, if you want to buy a production license for your database/middleware/web server, the vendor (starts with an “S”) wants you to send them the […]

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