Office 365 Activation Wont Accept Password
Source:  Continuent blogs: The Scale-out, The Data Charmer, Flying Clusters and Continuent Tungsten blogs
Thursday, 14 August 2014 15:47

So today I signed up for Office 365, since it seemed to be the easiest way to get hold of Office; although I have a license and subscription, I also have more machines. To say I was frustrated when I tried to activate Office 365 was an understatement. Each time I went through the process, it would reject the password saying there was a problem with my account. I could login with my email and pas...


Picking the Right Clustering for MySQL: Cloud-only Services or Flexible Tungsten Clusters? New webinar-on-demand
Source:  Continuent blogs: The Scale-out, The Data Charmer, Flying Clusters and Continuent Tungsten blogs
Thursday, 07 August 2014 14:00




Continuent Tungsten 2.0.3 Release Notification
Source:  Continuent blogs: The Scale-out, The Data Charmer, Flying Clusters and Continuent Tungsten blogs
Monday, 04 August 2014 15:21




New webinar-on-demand: Geographically distributed multi-master MySQL clusters
Source:  Continuent blogs: The Scale-out, The Data Charmer, Flying Clusters and Continuent Tungsten blogs
Thursday, 24 July 2014 13:30




Hadoop BoF Session at OSCON
Source:  Continuent blogs: The Scale-out, The Data Charmer, Flying Clusters and Continuent Tungsten blogs
Friday, 18 July 2014 10:26

I have a BoF session next week at OSCON next week: Migrating Data from MySQL and Oracle into Hadoop (http://www.oscon.com/oscon2014/public/schedule/detail/36005) The session is at 7pm Tuesday night – look for rooms D135 and/or D137/138. Correction: We are now in  E144 on Tuesday with the Hadoop get together first at 7pm, and the Data Migration to follow at 8pm. I’m actually g...


Making Real-Time Analytics a Reality — TDWI -The Data Warehousing Institute
Source:  Continuent blogs: The Scale-out, The Data Charmer, Flying Clusters and Continuent Tungsten blogs
Tuesday, 15 July 2014 13:52

My article on how to make the real-time processing of information from traditional transactional stores into Hadoop a reality has been published over at TDWI: Making Real-Time Analytics a Reality — TDWI -The Data Warehousing Institute (http://tdwi.org/Articles/2014/07/15/Making-Real-Time-Analytics-a-Reality.aspx?Page=1).


Harnessing the power of master/slave clusters to operate data-driven businesses on MySQL
Source:  Continuent blogs: The Scale-out, The Data Charmer, Flying Clusters and Continuent Tungsten blogs
Thursday, 10 July 2014 15:00




Replicating Oracle Webinar Question Follow-up
Source:  Continuent blogs: The Scale-out, The Data Charmer, Flying Clusters and Continuent Tungsten blogs
Monday, 16 June 2014 14:36

We had really great webinar on Replicating to/from Oracle earliest this month, and you can view the recording of that Webinar here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5zJeC33_Gk feature=youtu.be). A good sign of how great a Webinar was is the questions that come afterwards, and we didn’t get through them all. so here are all the questions and answers for the entire webinar. Q: What is the ...


Set up & operate Tungsten Replicator - Webinar-on-demand
Source:  Continuent blogs: The Scale-out, The Data Charmer, Flying Clusters and Continuent Tungsten blogs
Thursday, 12 June 2014 15:00




A New Home for Tungsten in the UK
Source:  Continuent blogs: The Scale-out, The Data Charmer, Flying Clusters and Continuent Tungsten blogs
Monday, 09 June 2014 12:20

I was suitably heartened to hear about the new mine opening up in the Devon here in the UK to mine the element Tungsten. (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-27754535) I comment on this to my associates at Continuent, where comments were made by Csaba as to the appropriate quotes in the article: “Tungsten is an extraordinary metal.” “It’s almost as ha...