During the last days, I stumbled across a very annoying feature of Vista very often: The resource exhaustion manager. It tells me to close Visual Studio and the Desktop Window Manager. OK, shall I close the lid of the computer and go to sleep, too? However, the situation gets worse when I opened mspaint and [...]

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Configuring Oracle 10g XE for Development

by Christoph Menge in Software

When I first installed Oracle XE, I was quite impressed how much of the maximum amount of 1GB RAM it uses per default: In my case, about 880MB. I din’t really care, because my machine has 3GB RAM, and my XP with some old software did not use up too much… However, having switched to [...]

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