Flashback Friday: Compact -c and fragmentation
Thu, Aug 21st 2014 10:45p Adam Osborne Each Friday we going to present some of our older blog postings that covers a topic that we still get questions on. In this week's flashback we are going to look at compact -c and how it fragments databases. Remember that under the covers DBMT does a compact -c Enjoy http://www.preemptive.com.au/files/NewCompact.html [read] Keywords:
No Auslug this year - from one of the Best to a non-event in three years.
Wed, Jul 23rd 2014 9:05p Adam Osborne It was rather sad to hear today that there will be no Auslug this year. I'm not sure why but my best guess is the ecosystem that was IBM Lotus in Australia is now so ill that a free event just can't be supported. I've written about this previously. As previously mentioned, the people that try to organise these events do an amazing job but it all comes at a cost. They need vendor support and vendors need customer who are willing to buy stuff. The committee is trying to put together an even [read] Keywords: ibm
Busting a DBMT pre-allocation Myth
Thu, Jul 10th 2014 9:05p Adam Osborne Some say you no longer need to worry about fragmenation now DBMT has a new pre-allocation feature - sorry that's not the case. Let me explain: DBMT uses copy style compacts when it's reorganizing a target database. We've written numerous times about how copy style compacts have a nasty fragmentation side-effect. See here and here and here. IBM must of been listening to us because they attempted to address this with new pre-allocation functionality in Domino 9.0.1. The concept is that DBMT [read] Keywords: domino
We made it into Connect 2014 and didn't even know !
Thu, Jan 30th 2014 6:02p Adam Osborne I've been reviewing different bits and pieces from Connect and noticed that in John Paganetti's excellent presentation "ID104 - Best Practices for Upgrading IBM Notes and Domino 9.x" our work got a mention on page 42. I'm really proud of the work we've done in this area and it's great to have IBM recognized our efforts and research in this space. Thanks again John. [read] Keywords: domino
What's the difference between Project Vulcan and IBM Mail next ?
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 9:02p Adam Osborne Can anyone at Connect let us know ? Remember this: ORLANDO, FL LOTUSPHERE - 18 Jan 2010: Today IBM (NYSE: IBM) unveiled IBM Project Vulcan, a blueprint for the future of collaboration. Building on a company's existing investments, IBM Project Vulcan enables breakthrough approaches to reduce personal information overload and improve business agility, empowering people to drive better business results. IBM Project Vulcan is designed to exploit the convergence of: Cloud and on-premise syst [read] Keywords: collaboration