When using a master plus multiple slaves, how do I change over from one server to a brand new one with minimal downtime?
In my particular case, I'm using Heroku Postgres (repackaged Amazon EC2 instances running PostgreSQL), but platform-agnostic answers are also good! Heroku's instructions describe the process for ...
How do you notify third parties of future SQL Server schema changes other than through external documentation? I've started implementing a deprecation warning extended property on objects that will ...
Everything I am talking about relate to relational database, specific MySQL. I have a number of tables in a database and for a moderate number of them, I am going to want to store a history of the ...
Our IT shop is first starting to build a group of DBA's. All of us (myself included) have come over from the application development/architecture world, so the DBA world is still fairly new to us. ...