[svlug] Investing in OSS

Alan DuBoff aland at softorchestra.com
Thu Jan 7 11:47:21 PST 2010

On Thu, 7 Jan 2010, Alan DuBoff wrote:

> On Thu, 7 Jan 2010, Bill Ward wrote:
>> I was referring to OCFS (Oracle Clustering File System) which is open
>> source, though primarily useful for hosting Oracle databases.
> Bill,
> That actually sounds ok to me. One of the problems in the past
> has been that you needed to allocate storage for the server, and
> it was a lot of work to resize/add space once done.
> Does the OCFS let you dynamically grow the storage?
> I haven't had to do that in quite some time, so not sure if they
> have improved that area or not. In the past you were required to
> do a backup of the entire database, create new storage, and
> import the data.


Not related to this topic, but your mail server doesn't seem to 
be accepting messages, and I see several messages that have been 
delivered but not to your email;

[aland at heron ~]$ sudo /opt/exim/bin/exim -bp
21h  2.8K 1NSe3q-0005ZW-2w <aland at softorchestra.com>
           bill at wards.net
         D jeff.lists.nov.2006 at gmail.com
         D svlug at lists.svlug.org

20h  1.8K 1NSfgm-0005dA-BP <aland at softorchestra.com>
           bill at wards.net
         D daevid at daevid.com
         D svlug at lists.svlug.org

18h  2.9K 1NShko-0005lK-A4 <aland at softorchestra.com>
           bill at wards.net

10m  1.7K 1NSxze-0006S5-HW <aland at softorchestra.com>
           bill at wards.net
         D lsc at prgmr.com
           svlug at lists.svlug.org


Alan DuBoff - Software Orchestration

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