Linux kernel networking – monitoring and tuning

http://blog.packagecloud.io/eng/2016/06/22/monitoring-tuning-linux-networking-stack-receiving-data/

Monitoring and Tuning the Linux Networking Stack: Receiving Data


Oracle APPROX_COUNT_DISTINCT Function

Some notes on the Oracle APPROX_COUNT_DISTINCT Function

The APPROX_COUNT_DISTINCT Function – A Test Case

Testing

http://externaltable.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/scaling-up-cardinality-estimates-in.html

Scaling up Cardinality Estimates in 12.1.0.2

http://afatkulin.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/hyperloglog-in-oracle.html

HyperLogLog in Oracle

Sketch of the Day: HyperLogLog — Cornerstone of a Big Data Infrastructure

HyperLogLog — Cornerstone of a Big Data Infrastructure

 


SQL Server SSMS and SSDT now GA

SQL Server

SSMS now generally available

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt238290.aspx

SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) for Visual Studio 2015 is now generally available.

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt204009.aspx

 


SQL Server 2016 RTM available, critical dependency!

SQL Server 2016 now available!

Visual Studio Benefit – Developer Edition

https://myprodscussu1.app.vssubscriptions.visualstudio.com/Benefits

OR

Technet Evaluation Centre

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-sql-server-2016?i=1

Important Note:

SQL Server 2016 has a critical pre-requisite for updated Visual Studio VC++ 2013 Runtime Libraries.These do NOT come via Windows Update, they are a seperate download.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3138367