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Transition to AIX from Solaris

This article, Transition to AIX from Solaris is all about moving away from Solaris to the AIX System p environment, which may sound like completely the wrong topic for here. In fact, the article contains a few interesting notes about zones and con…

Transition to AIX from Solaris

This article, Transition to AIX from Solaris is all about moving away from Solaris to the AIX System p environment, which may sound like completely the wrong topic for here. In fact, the article contains a few interesting notes about zones and con…

Podcast Producer: Writing Actions

The second article in my Podcast Producer series is now available on Apple Developer Connection. Podcast Producer: Writing Actions discusses the actions that make up the processing of podcasts sent to Podcast Producer into the final formats and as…

MySQL Documentation Myths

There are a few myths surrounding the MySQL documentation and how it works, and I thought I’d try and dispel some of those myths if I can. If you have any more questions or misunderstandings you want clarified, let me know. Myth: MySQL Documentati…

Teaching OpenSolaris

While looking for some information on OpenSolaris in preparation for my talk this week I came across some excellent material providing backgrounds on OpenSolaris for both instructors and students. The material is part of the Curriculum Development…

More Datacenters in a Container

Not exactly portable (unless you have a container lorry or ship handy), but I’d love to have one of Sun’s Sun’s Modular Datacenters available to use. The Modular Datacenter (otherwise known as Project Blackbox) squeezes 7 or 8 racks, depending on …

DimDim and MySQL University

Stop the press! My boss, Stefan Hinz, has just started blogging, with his first post here: Using NetBeans with MySQL. So who is he? Well, Stefan is the guy that keeps the rest of us in the docs team in check and makes sure we do what we’re asked, …

Using the MySQL Doc source tree

I’ve mentioned a number of times that the documentation repositories that we use to build the docs are freely available, and so they are, but how do you go about using them? More and more people are getting interested in being able to work with th…