October 18, 2018
A couple of days ago, Eliot Horowitz, CTO & co-founder of MongoDB announced that MongoDB is moving from the AGPL to the SSPL license.
The SSPL is a new license, just created by MongoDB. In the post, Eliot points out that they created the SSPL starting from the AGPL, and he affirms that the new license guarantees all the freedoms the AGPL does. I firmly believe that the SSPL is not a FLOSS license since it limits the possibility of the cloud providers to provide an “as a service” version of it.Read More
May 31, 2017
Ansible Tower 3.1 has recently been released, and it does implement real HA. In fact, up to version 3.0, Ansible Tower multi-node installation, only allowed a single machine to be primary and the switch was not possible in an automated fashion, so if the primary Ansible Tower would have collapsed, an operator should have promoted one of the secondary Ansible Tower to be primary to be able to carry on the work.Read More
December 22, 2015
Innotop is a tool that allows you to control the status of a MySQL/MariaDB database. It is widely used since it shows the data with an interface very similar to the top one.
Lately it’s development has slowed down, but small changes do come regularly.
The biggest change this time (compared to the 1.10.0-0.2 version) is the addition of a patch that allows innotop to work properly with MariaDB 10.1 and 10.Read More
August 24, 2014
One of my clients asked me to upgrade their MySQL 5.1 installation to MariaDB 10. This caused some problems mainly due to the fact that many MySQL clients are not MariaDB 10 ready. An example of a MySQL client not yet ready for MariaDB 10 is Innotop.
Innotop is a widely used client for MySQL/MariaDB that shows you an interface similar to the “top” Unix command. To solve this, I found a patch online and, after some testing, I’ve added it to the Fedora package.Read More
December 28, 2012
When I’ve been selected to review, I was shocked by the amount of material that is hidden in this product.
This is more than 100 hours of videos of the Strata and Hadoop World conference.
The material is divided in three sections: Keynotes (14 videos), Tutorials (64 videos) and Sessions (81 videos).
The Keynotes are really short video (7~15 minutes each) that tend to be some sort of advertise of the companies that are sponsors (I guess) of the event.Read More