Cfengine is a declarative system configuration tool. This helps apply standards to system configuration. The configuration files specify the desired configuration and the engine applies these specifications to the system. It is useful to: Distribute configuration files; Install standard packages (including on Debian and Ubuntu with code provided here); Cleanup old files; and Ensure certain […]
Naming standards for database objects can simplify development. The names used for tables and columns are most visible. Using standard conventions for the other objects can clarify where they fit in the design. This article describes the conventions I use be default.