Shared Storage Pool(SSP) is a valuable ‘server based storage virtualization’ offering of PowerVM.
There are multiple use-cases where SSP fits better into the requirements of your data-center than any other solution. It is gaining popularity year-on-year with each announced release. With […]
There exists a very handy shell command trap … which could be used to ease “error handling” in shell scripts.
This command can do all of this as defined in the help page of the command ( Continue Reading →
AIX console connections(vty) displays are limited to 80 characters width(columns) and 24 characters height(rows), by default i.e. 80 x 24.
There are multiple occasions where one has to connect to the “virtual terminal” to transact on an AIX […]
Use CAST function to print values of solidDB database table in Hex
In certain cases we would have stored hexadecimal values in a solidDB table with type as DECIMAL, NUMERIC, SMALLINT, INTEGER, TINYINT, BIGINT etc. or […]
This blog details steps to “Configure SQuirrel SQL Client to connect to SolidDB database” running on a remote machine/server.
SQuirrel SQL is a “Universal SQL Client”.
Visit http://squirrel-sql.sourceforge.net/ to get more details about this software. I […]
Many a times while using grep we would want to see few lines either/both before/after the matching lines.
While working on AIX, I have seen the need of options in ‘grep‘ to ‘print certain number of lines before […]
All this tips assume that you use the terminal(bash/ksh/csh) in “vi” mode.
If you don’t use them in vi mode; here is how you can do it ..
$ set -o vi
You set this in your profile i.e. ~/.profile file, […]
It is always a good idea to change your login passwords on a regular basis…
I do it because I am forced to, my employers policy forces me to change password every 60 or 90 days 🙂
But when we […]
One of the best things on Ubuntu (which also increases it’s user friendliness) is “Synaptic Package Manager”.
Apart from providing easy and user-friendly interface to install/uninstall required software; it also has other cool features. One of them is to recover from […]
Recently I had to move my webserver to a different domain (i.e. URL).
Although the old domain was still around for some more time; I still wanted my old users/viewers to be redirected to the new […]
In my college days I had used Sound Forge to mix audio files.
Some time back while preparing the script for a skit(I was directing it 🙂 ), it striked me that if I could mix audio files well enough the background score […]
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