SSH Connection Manager in Linux – Perl Auto Connector

Hello everyone, Recently I found an awesome piece of software that can save you tons of time if you connect to several hosts through SSH from Linux. In Windows, there are several choices like Putty CM (dead) or SuperPutty, which let you store connection data and connect to a host simply by double-clicking on the …

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How to ‘find’ with argument list too long

Hello dear readers, Today I'm going to share a very short, but (I hope) useful piece of information for some Linux admins and DBAs as well. The find tool is very good in isolating files that match a certain pattern. I use it, in particular, for cleaning up old logs and files that are no …

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The proactive Database Administrator – Shell Script as a tool

As an Oracle DBA (or any DBA) you will find out that relying on graphical tools for database monitoring is not always as good as it seems. Having other tools at hand (or creating them) can help you avoid issues by detecting the symptoms before they actually appear. Shell scripts are such a tool and make a great work on helping monitoring (specially on Linux systems)

Shell script to download files or directories from SVN (or web)

Hello everybody! Today I bring to you a new public Gist that holds a shell script that you can use to download 1 file, a list of files or an entire directory from the SVN (or any webpage for what matters) with a single run. The only important prerequisite for it to run successfully is …

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