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Taste Test: Chef Mark McEwan picks Toronto's best ice cream

The upscale restaurant will open on Bloor Street West in the next couple of weeks.<p>Posted 4 days ago<p>Quetzal features authentic cuisine with a local …

The Best Family Style Dinners in Toronto

1<p>Gusto 101<p>This bustling spot at King and Portland outdoes all the rest family-style-wise with not only one sharing menu, but five, operating on a …

11 Cooking Basics Every Grown Person Should Know

Growing up is hard; cooking really isn't (most of the time). If you find stirring pasta sauce on the stove as scary as doing your own taxes, we've …

5 Smoothies to Kick-Start Your Day and Pitfalls to Avoid

With all the super ingredients you can add to your morning smoothie, it can get overwhelming. Here are 5 smoothies that are the perfect balance of …

By: Brandon W.

This is due to the fact that he was locked up and wasn’t working out. If all he is doing is eating small amounts of undesirable food underground with …

How To Make French Toast: The Video

<b>Dry out the bread:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 285°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Place a wire rack on …

8 Exotic Destinations You Can Afford

This is a guest post by Tim Leffel, a travel destinations expert who has dispatched articles from five continents over a period close to two …

AWR Warehouse in EM12c, Rel 4, Part II

So, there is a lot to cover on this topic and I hope Part I got you ready for more! Part II, I’m going to cover the following areas of the AWR …

MapReduce: A major step backwards - The Database Column

<i>[Note: Although the system attributes this post to a single author, it was written by David J. DeWitt and Michael Stonebraker]</i><p>On January 8, a …

Enterprise-Ready Apache Hadoop Data Lake and Big Data Management

close<p>Apache Hadoop Data Lake and Big Data Management for a Data Driven Enterprise<p>Hortonworks is a leader. Read the Forrester Wave.<p>Hortonworks …

Big Data

Redo on SSD: effect of redo size (Exadata)

Of all the claims I make about SSD for Oracle databases, the one that generates the most debate is that placing redo logs on SSD is not likely to be …

Why Hadoop projects fail — and how to make yours a success

<i>This is a guest post by Dell Software executive Guy Harrison</i><p>Without doubt, “big data” is the hottest topic in enterprise IT since cloud computing came to prominence five years ago. And the most concrete technology behind the big data trend is Hadoop.<p>Most enterprises are at least experimenting with …

Latest Data Industry News Round Up, Log Buffer #319

This week again, Log Buffer covers the exciting and ever-evolving galaxies of Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL.<p><b>Oracle:</b><p>When does an Oracle process know …

Latest Data Industry News Round Up, Log Buffer #317

Reminders are an inevitable part of our personal and professional lives. Reminding yourself about goals, priorities, and milestones is key to stay on …

Trying Out S-ASH

I was recently playing with an Oracle XE database. The main benefit of Oracle XE is that it can be used free of charge. And unlike the other database …

Which Partitions Does the SQL Statement Access?

This is a short blog post on how one can prove that a particular partition of the table or index is accessed by a specific query.<p>The solution to this …

A Look at SQL Plan Management

All of us have experienced times when the runtime of a regularly executed report or query changes inexplicably and not always for the better. The …

Databases

NoSQL and Oracle, Sex and Marriage

At last week’s Dallas Oracle Users Group meeting, an Oracle DBA asked me, “With all the new database alternatives out there today, like all these …