Slides from my talk on “Password Management & You” at Barcamp Bangalore

I’ve been going to Barcamp Bangalore since quite a while now, and it was only at last time’s Barcamp Bangalore that I actually gave a techlash session on Automated backup. This time, I decided to give a general session with focus on how & why people people should improve their passwords & password management skills.… Read more

Batch file to delete files older than x days

At work, I have bunch of batch files which take an export from Oracle database, compress them and move them to their respective folders. In addition to this, the scripts also copy the Oracle forms executibles (“fmx”), reports (“rdf”) and other miscellaneous files to the backup locations and these are further compressed. The compressed files… Read more

Creating and Editing Parameterized Queries in Excel 2007

I spotted this question on Super User about creating parameterized queries in Excel 2007 and attempted to answer it – as I thought it would be pretty easy. And well – it was easy – the part part where you create the query, that is. Now creating parameterized queries – now that’s something totally different.… Read more