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SQL: Difference between DELETE and TRUNCATE

One of the questions I got asked today is what the difference is between the SQL commands DELETE and TRUNCATE. So here we’re looking at the differences between DELETE and TRUNCATE.

Installing a Solaris package in a different base directory


n Solaris, you use the pkgadd command to install new packages.

By default, the pkgadd command reads the default admin file /var/sadm/install/admin/default which specifies the base directory to be /opt.

There might be times where you want to specify a different base directory. One such example is if you have the /opt directory mapped to a network storage and only want to install the package locally.

@LongLink When Using Tar In Solaris


The Solaris Tar is unable to handle very long file names.
If a tar file contains very long names, it throws an errors and creates a file @LongLink.
The solution is to use GNU tar instead, which is available on Solaris 10 at /usr/sfw/bin/gtar

How to create better looking Email Signatures


Email signatures, though often overlooked, are an important part of an email. Many feel that an email signature won’t make a difference in their business, but the truth is that it is the most powerful promotional tool in your email. An email signature tells your clients and potential clients who you are, what you do and how they can get in touch with you. It can also be used as a marketing tool to drive traffic to your website or blog.

Wisestamp is a free add-on for your browser or mail software which allows you to easily create professional looking email signatures.

5 Tools for Increased Productivity

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There’s only so many hours in a day, so we need to use them wisely. From managing our time better by limiting distractions to having a system for storing our important data, we all have our own ways to being productive.

For me being productive, either at home or at work, is to not be distracted so that I can accomplish the task at hand. And also to have a system in place so that I can easily record ideas that I have or retrieve them easily, not worrying about whether I have left them on a different computer.

Below is a list of 5 tools for increasing productivity, both at home and at the workplace.