Month: January 2018

Profiling Offenders

After a few recent adventures I’m beginning to think my new employers aren’t taking me entirely seriously. So as a result I’ve dug up a rather useful and often ignored oracle feature. User profiles Profiles allow the dba…

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Triggered!

I must be getting old or something. I know my faculties are probably a bit past their sell by date and that I’m probably getting a little mellow in my old age but I’m not quite so far…

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Killing for Fun

I forget why, but rocking up to our office the other day I found that someone had stolen my parking space and had plonked a brand new Audi in it. Now working in a town centre, even if…

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The DBA Encounters a Manager

Now as most people know I hold the managing classes in the same regard as politicians, estate agents, traffic wardens and civil servants – a total waste of oxygen. To back up this point I present for your…

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Installing ReactOS, Just for a Laugh

For those of you who have been living under a rock, have a job title of Manager or otherwise have very little touch with reality Microsoft’s new operating system, Windows 10 is largely regarded by those of us…

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Whoopee! I’m a Domain Admin

One of the first things I like to do at any new customer, employer or potential victim is to have a quick look around. It isn’t very professional or even organised and no I don’t have any automated…

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