Review: Cloud Application Architectures

This is a review of the book "Cloud Application Architectures" by George Reese At about 200 pages, this book packs a lot of solid recommendations on deploying and managing an application within the cloud. The book has an admitted AWS slant, however the author covers two other providers, GoGrid and Rackspace in the appendix. That … Continue reading Review: Cloud Application Architectures

Installing db2 9 express-c on a headless Ubuntu/Redhat (RHEL) box with db2setup and a response file

Ok, so after posting my summarized HOW TO guide on how to manually install and uninstall DB2 9 express-c via db2_install in a situation (headless) where you don't have an X-Server available, nor forwarding, or you simply just want to install over SSH in a quick bind....via command line only, I received some great pointers … Continue reading Installing db2 9 express-c on a headless Ubuntu/Redhat (RHEL) box with db2setup and a response file

Installing and uninstalling DB2 9 express c on a headless Ubuntu/Redhat (RHEL) box (i.e. from the command line)

I've used DB2 for years and it has proved to be a rock solid database, that is stable, performs well, has awesome features like HADR for high availability and with the Express-C edition you can use it for your own projects free of charge.....however ...one of the frustrating things I have always found is that … Continue reading Installing and uninstalling DB2 9 express c on a headless Ubuntu/Redhat (RHEL) box (i.e. from the command line)

Scathing report on the state of Dojo

Just came across this post today at Jeviathon regarding "What is the future of Dojo?". Quite an interesting read and and I can understand the authors frustrations with the forums and lack of help on there, I experienced something similar last year when I posted several questions, only to never get an answer or I … Continue reading Scathing report on the state of Dojo