May 22 2008

Querying MOM

Tag: SystemsJoaquim Anguas @ 6:40 pm

diving

When you monitor a set of servers using MOM, the Operator Console focus you on doing: having the alerts solved and the cattle happy and healthy.

But one day comes when you want to know more that do.

Do not you try to extract knowledge from the Operator Console as it hopefully only keeps some days of data, normally too few to extract relevant conclusions.

Then there’s the Reporting Console. You’d better match your need to know with the predefined reports, because it does not have a report creation tool as some may expect.

You can, of course, create a Reporting Solution on Visual Studio 2005/2008 and then integrate it into the Reporting Console (see here for a good example).

But once you have to dive into the MOM database, don’t you want to take a deep breath and get to the bottom of it?

Don’t you want to query MOM?

This may help the hero in you.

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May 20 2008

Unerasable iPhone

Tag: (i)realidad,Informática LegalJoaquim Anguas @ 11:17 pm

But it’s cool if take you it to Apple, because if your brokeass iPhone does become a refurb for some discount-seeking soul, Apple scrubs it to the bone, right? Nope. Using a standard forensic toolkit (or probably just some decent quasi-hacking), your personal data can be recovered from a refurb”

iphone

via gizmodo, from zdziarski.