Category Archives: PostgreSQL

Not Only SQL

Not every DBA works with NoSQL. However, every DBA (and DBA manager for that matter) should know what it is, or rather what they, are. Rather than try to explain NoSQL myself I’ll recommend the following. The first is a … Continue reading

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PostgreSQL for Macs

Says it all here: http://wekeroad.com/2012/07/19/postgresql-rising Some nice comments about PostgreSQL. The comments about MySQL are, however, a little unfair as some others mention. Out of the box MySQL can be a bit moronic but it doesn’t take much to get … Continue reading

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A nice little comment on twitter..

“I wish I had enough money to run Oracle instead of Postgres.” “Why do you want to do that?” “I don’t, I just wish I had enough money to.” http://twitter.com/petdance/statuses/237997581685362688

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pg_dropcluster

If you’re running PostgreSQL on Debian there are some friendly wrapper commands for the underlying PostgreSQL commands. Things like pg_lscluster to list all postgresql clusters running on a box. These make life a little nicer for your PostgreSQL administrator. Today … Continue reading

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