#vBrownBag Google Cloud Platform – Google Cloud Datastore with Sandeep Dinesh (@sandeepdinesh)

Sandeep Dinesh covers the use cases for NoSQL databases before diving into the features of Google Cloud Datastore and wraps up with a live Python and Datastore demo. Google Cloud Datastore Video You can find Sandeep on Twitter @sandeepdinseh and examples like the one used tonight on https://github.com/thesandlord/samples/tree/master/google-cloud-datastore/interactive-demo Originally published at http://vbrownbag.comm – Sign up for the Read more about #vBrownBag Google Cloud Platform – Google Cloud Datastore with Sandeep Dinesh (@sandeepdinesh)[…]

Rebuild the vCenter 4.1 Database

After purging my vCenter database, I seemingly corrupted it (I should have taken a snapshot first). In this case, as the database was small (read: 1 host, 6 VMs) I decided to rebuild it. This is not something you’ll want to do lightly, as well, everything kinda goes away. If you do proceed with this Read more about Rebuild the vCenter 4.1 Database[…]

Pruning vCenter 4.1 Database Using SQL Express

My home lab vCenter is a self contained Windows 2008 R2 VM, running vCenter 4.1 on SQL Express. Last night, I ran into an issue where the vCenter service would not start, in fact, it was quite angry. Why? Well it seems after 14(ish) days I had hit the 4GB database limit. Here’s the process Read more about Pruning vCenter 4.1 Database Using SQL Express[…]

Holy Cluster Batman! – Oracle 10g RAC on ESX 3.5

The following is a guide on how to get Oracle 10g R2 RAC installed on ESX 3.5 using CentOS Virtual Machines. Quite a mouthful, isn’t it? This was written up by Justin Mungal. In the guide Justin covers every thing needed to get Oracle RAC installed on ESX 3.5 and then some. It should be Read more about Holy Cluster Batman! – Oracle 10g RAC on ESX 3.5[…]