February 21, 2009

GnuPG and PGP

Ever want to email userids and passwords to colleagues and friends but are afraid of
sending it using standard email?
How about encrypting the message?
I currently use Pgp or GnuPG for encrypting text messages,
and as youll see below is a very simple way of keeping encrypted
files on your desktop.

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February 17, 2009

From Sparc to Intel

As a preliminary cost saving measure , our "IT" group decided to move from costly Sun Sparc platform to Intel hardware, our many Oracle instances . This move , beside being a technical challenge on the Oracle side provided us with a new method to quickly test VMware performance instances.
It appears that this exact move has been performed numerous times utilizing imp/exp and creating transportable tablespaces.

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