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MySQL Linked Server on SQL Server 2008

by Jayaram Krishnaswamy | August 2009 | .NET Microsoft

Linking servers provides an elegant solution when you are faced with running queries against databases on distributed servers or looking at your distributed assets on disparate databases.

This article by Dr. Jay Krishnaswamy explains how to set up a MySQL linked server on SQL Server 2008 Enterprise. Configuring a linked MySQL server as well as querying a table on the MySQL linked server is described. The reader would benefit reviewing the first article on this series on MySQL Servers.

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Using Graphs to Manage Networks and Devices with Cacti 0.8

by Dinangkur Kundu S. M. Ibrahim Lavlu | July 2009 | Linux Servers Networking & Telephony

In this article by Dinangkur Kundu and S. M. Ibrahim Lavlu, we will see how to add network-attached devices in the Cacti system and produce graphs to monitor LAN-sized installations to complex networks with hundreds of devices. It is fairly easy to manage devices through the Cacti web front-end. It provides a fast poller, advance graph templating, and multiple data acquisition methods out of the box, wrapped in an easy to use interface that makes sense to the network administrator.

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Building a Facebook Application: Part 2

by Dr Mark Alexander Bain Hasin Hayder | July 2009 | Open Source PHP

In the previous part of this article by Dr. Mark Alexander Bain and Hasin Hayder, we covered developing a simple Facebook application and the way to write the Facebook profile. In this part, we will cover Mock AJAX and data storage.

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Building a Facebook Application: Part 1

by Dr Mark Alexander Bain Hasin Hayder | July 2009 | PHP

You'll obviously want to start building applications, and that's just what we'll do in this two-part article. By the end of this two-part article by Dr. Mark Alexander Bain and Hasin Hayder, you'll be able to:

  • Extract Facebook information to be displayed by your application.
  • Store information in the Facebook cache, so that it can be displayed on your users' profile pages.
  • Store your own custom data.

The first part will cover the concepts of developing a simple Facebook application and also the way to write the Facebook profile.

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Troubleshooting and Gotchas in Oracle VM Manager 2.1.2

by Tarry Singh | July 2009 | Oracle

The journey with Oracle VM Manager is not free of troubles and errors. In this article, Tarry Singh will attempt to address the ones that are bound to bother you the most as far as Oracle VM Manager is concerned.

What will we cover in troubleshooting?

While we tackle the following issues in troubleshooting VM Manager. We are assuming that you are using the latest version of Oracle VM Manager and the Oracle VM Server version is 2.1.x:

  • Oracle VM Manager login takes too much time
  • VM guest creation fails
  • Not enough disk space available for ISOs and Templates
  • Cannot login to the VM remotely

 

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