Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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Better Life Through Unix

At jarneil, The thoughts of Jason Arneil, a really elegant way to recover an accidentally dropped datafile (all caveats apply, as the author points out). This is a good reminder that in this age of GUIs and apps, the power of Unix commands and Unix scripting is still going to come to the rescue if you know a few secrets: Recovering from rm -rf on a datafile.


Continuing last week’s discussion of man in the middle attacks: Anatomy of a phish - how to spot a Man-in-the-Middle attack, and other security tips, from nakedsecurity.

At CSO: Social engineering in penetration tests: 6 tips for ethical (and legal) use.. Some of the most succesful security attacks in history have been pulled off using social engineering (not to mention a zillion movie scenes: “These are not the droids you are looking for”). It helps the good guys to use them to test employees, but this article points out some of the perils, particularly the litigious ones.


At Oracle related stuff: ASM AU Size And LMT AUTOALLOCATE.

At the Oracle EMEA Value-Added Distributor News blog: a New Resource Kit: Advanced Data Compression.

And at James Morle's Blog:





At Cameron's Blog For Essbase Hackers: Going under the covers with TRACE_MDX.



From Service Technology Magazine: Industrial SOA.


At the OTN Garage: Eight Cylinders of Virtualization. I think it's like The Seven Pillars of Wisdom, but in a V8 version.

Web Services

Data Integration


At the DZone Performance Zone: Rotating MySQL slow logs safely.

...And Finally
Looks like the lasers are deployed and the disrupters are in the wings: Open-air plasma device could revolutionize energy generation, US Navy’s weaponry

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