How to learn about foundational techniques used in DBMS? This post provides some pointers to great free resources.
People use assumptions to make decisions. They do this all the time and insofar, developers are people as well 🙂 To be a bit more… Read More »MaxDB weekend magic – save 50% total storage space!
Ok, MaxDB is most often used with a NetWeaver on top of it, so this blog is about a niche topic of a niche product.… Read More »MaxDB Optimizer Statistics handling without NetWeaver
One of the most important analytical tools used to investigate slow running SQL statements is the well-known ST05 – SQL trace. The idea of it… Read More »MaxDB ST05-trace fallacy – when sometimes the trace is wrong…
As I promised here’s the second part of my short excurse into the shoals of lock management with MaxDB databases. (The first part can be… Read More »MaxDB – On locking mechsanisms and how we learn something new each day… Part II
One of the most boring topics within the area of DBMS surely is locking. It’s also one of the topics that most DB users try to avoid… Read More »MaxDB – On locking mechanisms and how we get to know our MaxDB a bit better each day… Part I
From time to time I start to believe that there are certain problems that would not come up anymore, once the topic is documented well… Read More »Questions to SAP-Support (MaxDB): “Data is gone after reboot – where the heck is it?”