Category: Tech

Google announces +1 button in a challenge to Facebooks Like button

Google announces +1 button in a challenge to Facebooks Like button

Google is taking on the Facebooks Like button with a button of its own, the +1 button. Rod Spiro, a Google Product Manager, wrote in a blog spot that Our goal at Google is to get you the most relevant results as quickly as possible, But relevance about relationships as well as words on webpages. Thats why we started to include more information from people you may know – stuff they have shared on Twitter, Flickr and Other sites in Google search results. Today we are taking a step further, enabling you to share recommendations with the world right in Google Search results.

Oracle – Cost and Cards

Oracle – Cost and Cards

Last month I have received one question.In the explain plan the COST & CARDS is based on what? In this article we will see what it means and its usage.

Bing Goes HTML5

Bing Goes HTML5

The Microsoft search engine Bing has got its mobile offering, location, apps, a new look. Now it goes HTML5. Bing, Microsofts search corner, although missing from Microsofts own Windows 7 platform owing to its incompatibility with HTML 5, is available on a iPhone handset. The Bing here includes swap-navigation of images, zoom effects, among others. Users can find a demonstrative video on the Bing blog giving an insight into all the features, albeit in an understated style.

India Seeks To Ban .xxx Domains. Joins Indonesia And The Middle East To Protect The Moral Integrity Of Its citizens

India Seeks To Ban .xxx Domains. Joins Indonesia And The Middle East To Protect The Moral Integrity Of Its citizens

After nearly 5 years of approvals and rejections, the ,xxx domain, excusively for porn has been approved by ICANN (Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers). Shortly after the approval, Indian government expressed its intention to seek a ban of the pornographic domain. This move by Indian government will place it in the league of Indonesia and Middle East governments in protecting the moral integrity of its citizen.

Yahoo intros Search Direct, takes on Google Instant

Yahoo intros Search Direct, takes on Google Instant

Now Yahoo got Search Direct, something like Google Instant for Google. It contains one search box that quickly and automatically suggests results as you type. Not like Google Instant, it will not update the entire results of the page to reflect the outcome of your search, but rather than an enlarged search box like the one on the image above, providing up the ten suggested queries and three suggested results. It makes it a bit speeder, but also a fairly limited comparison. It is also a bit self-serving, as any search that happens to include the same letters as one of Yahoos own services will promote tem above all other results.

Google and China Clashes again, over Gmail access

Google and China Clashes again, over Gmail access

With a growing sense of disquiet, how China was busying itself with locking out VPN access within its borders and seemingly preventing people from using their Gmail accounts. Google has now given a public voice to those concerns, nothing that there is no issue on our side. We have checked extensively. This is a government blockage carefully designed to look like the problem is with the Gmail. Other Google tools, like the Person Finder for Japanese tsunami survivors, have also exhibited intermittent issues. Chinas goal is those attacks reportedly to stifle online revolutionary chatter inspired Egypts successful democratic revolt, though the nations said to be talking a more clandestine approach than previously by making it alleged sabotage appear like a software problem instead.

Google to launch its own social network ‘Google Circles ‘ in May

Google to launch its own social network ‘Google Circles ‘ in May

Google is likely to launch its own social networking site in May this year. According to the technology blog, the search engine giant will unveil Google Circles as its Google I/O conference in San Francisco, reports the Daily mail.

Twitter Asks Third-Party Developers To Stop Developing Twitter Clients

Twitter Asks Third-Party Developers To Stop Developing Twitter Clients

In the official statement issued by Twitter, it asked third-party developers to stop developing clients for Twitter. This was posted on Twitter’s official developer mailing list by Ryan Sarver.

Kill Session Privileges To Users

Kill Session Privileges To Users

As a DBA you may face issues like “Large number of sessions are opened while accessing the database through front end and these sessions are not closed properly (Database sessions are hanging). In this article we will see how to resolve such issues.

One of the session having slow performance which comparing to other sessions

One of the session having slow performance which comparing to other sessions

If one of the session is having a slow performance while compared to other sessions, then this is because, this session is waiting for some event. First of all we go to tune the Query using EXPLAIN PLAN / EXECUTION PLAN.If we face the same problem even after that, then we approach it with the stepsmentionedin this article.

Schema Refresh on Same Database

Schema Refresh on Same Database

In Oracle most DBA will encounter database fragmentation and uses schema refresh frequently. In this article we will see how to do a schema refresh during database downtime.