This is a post on how to set our default Linux distribution in Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). If you’re making the most of WSL and have more than one Linux distribution installed, this post might come in handy.
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Hello and welcome to my tech blog, which is a place for me to store all my notes as I blog away as a software enthusiast.
My area of interest, or niche, very much revolves around Database Administration, so there will be a lot of RDMS related blog posts here, particularly on SQL Server. I spend a lot of time testing random features during my journey as a Database Administrator (DBA). This tech blog is a good place to store notes for personal reference. I do try my best to keep things accurate and informative for those landing on my pages via Google search too though.
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A handy post to note down the JDBC client driver download. I’m frequently in need of this myself. You can download the JDBC driver from the AWS Docs and then gain your cluster endpoint address from the main Redshift dashboard window Instead of doing the above, you navigate to the Configure tab in the Redshift console and download the JDBC driver &
This post is some quick notes on creating a new files and directories using PowerShell. There’s 3 wee highlights:# Create a New Directory# Create a New (.txt) File# Add Text to the New File Create a New Directory New-Item is the command.