• Opinions are like armpits, everybody has two!

    Learnt a very good lesson today. Everybody has opinions, so before you act on anyone’s else opinion check with yourself if that opinion should really matter. Just keep in mind that opinions are like armpits, so ensure that those armpits donot stink.

  • Duck can never become an Eagle: Accept the reality if you are a leader!

    If you love to train people and motivate them to a higher level of performance remember one golden rule “Ducks never become Eagles”. I have wasted many hours while trying to motivate some ducks as I always failed doing that. The first obvious question should be “How to identify a duck?”Ducks always have one or the other excuse. Some of the common duck sentences are: Oh! I can’t do more I am too much busy. (Busy doing what? Playing Farmville/ Poking friends on Facebook!) Oh! I don’t think this is the right time Oh! I am comfortable doing what I am doing Oh! I think I can’t do it Oh!…

  • WAS, How to fix: Application already exists in the configuration repository

    Application already exists in the configuration repository If you are getting this error it means that you have screwed you Websphere Application Server application to a very good extend that now you cannot deploy or un-deploy that particular application. In order to fix this issue we need to do a manual process of deleting the application Steps: Stop the Websphere Application Server Do a search for your ear file in the file system and delete all the occurrences of the XXX.ear folder Once we deleted these entire XXX.ear folders, delete all the contents of temp and wstemp folder. Now go to WAS_INSTALL_DIRprofiles<profileName>defaultconfigcells<cellName>nodes<nodeName> Edit the file serverindex.xml for an entry for…