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Setup SQL Explorer on Eclipse Helios using Microsoft SQL Server Drivers

If you wish to install SQL Explorer for Eclipse you can use their Eclipse update site at http://eclipsesql.sourceforge.net/ to get the latest version. Next you’ll need to install the drivers to allow SQL Explorer talk to SQL server as they … Continue reading

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Getting OS and Version Information from ColdFusion

As in many cases like this, dropping into Java helps us get the job done: So for example, if I need the version of the OS for a user string: This outputs (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-IE) for me. … Continue reading

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Setting up RefineryCMS on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

I’ve had an interest in Ruby on Rails for a while, and I have toyed around with Ubuntu before. So I decided to combine the two and get my *nix on by setting up a Rails-based CMS for a personal … Continue reading

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My first Ant task – Automating JMeter tests

Ant Intro I’ve been coming across references to Ant over the past while, often while looking up info on code deployment and testing. I never really cottoned on to what it actually was before today – when I had a … Continue reading

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Getting JConsole to work with the ColdFusion Windows Service

You’ll need to add these parameters to the CF JVM startup parameters – you can do this through the CF Admin -> Java & JVM section: These should all appear on the same line with spaces in between them. Use … Continue reading

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ColdFusion out of stack space? Unfortunately it’s probably your fault.

Before you blame the game, try blame the player I am referring to my last post last week where I was looking into JVM Garbage collection issues, and a particular issue I was having with spontaneous ColdFusion 9 server restarts. … Continue reading

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Going Through the Garbage – Memory Issues for ColdFusion and the JVM

Restart, Restart, Restart We had an interesting problem the other day – one of our ColdFusion 9 servers was spontaneously stopping and restarting. I had been at it for a few days it seems. I only actually noticed it when … Continue reading

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