Database Resident Connection Pooling

(Update:¬†Firewalls can prevent DRCP functioning correctly – details at end of this post) Database Resident Connection Pooling is new with 11g, and should be used for PHP applications. It will allow them to use the same type of connection pooling that java applications have had for a long time – largely equalising performance differences with […]

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April 23, 2011

Cron during British Summer Time / Daylight Saving Time

For older versions of unix/linux, crons running at 01.* (anything from 01:00 to 01:59) do not run during the Spring Sunday time change. Those sames crons will run twice during the Autumn time change. So it is important to not use 01.* times in your cron entries, for anything which runs on a Sunday. Newer […]

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April 6, 2011