Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 17-APR-2014


RDBMS and Performance

Frequently Misused Metrics in Oracle, from The Oracle Alchemist.

Some notes from Tyler Muth on Oracle Database 10.2 De-Supported.

Also from Tyler Muth, a quick posting on Create Bigfile Tablespace – Oracle Managed Files (OMF).



DBAAS

From the dbi services blog: Implementing Oracle Database as (more...)

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 10-APR-2014


Security

The Heartbleed vulnerability is causing a major stir. Here are a couple of articles to help clarify what you should do and when:



Hadoop


RDBMS

From The Oracle Instructor: (more...)

Oracle Priority Service Newsletter for 03-APR-2014


RDBMS

From the Insights from an Oracle University Classroom blog: Using the Container Database in Oracle Database 12c.

Never miss a chance to read Tom writing about Oracle if you can: Tom Kyte writes about Oracle Database 12c Multitenant Option in Oracle Magazine.



Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 28-MAR-2014


OOW Proposals Now Open

Time to get your 15 minutes of fame at Oracle OpenWorld: Submit your proposal for a presentation at OpenWorld.


Support

From Ardent Performance Computing this handy tip: Command Line Attachment to Oracle Support Service Request.

Performance

Oak Table member Kyle Hailey discusses Oracle : buffer busy wait.

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 20-MAR-2014


RDBMS


A post of posts at Oracle Scratchpad on Parallel Plans.

SQL Developer



Indexing


Performance

At DBASOLVED: (more...)

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 12-MAR-2014


Playing a little catch up this week, with part of the material drawn from the archives that didn’t make it into previous columns. Nothing out of date or lacking in quality, mind you, just not the very latest from the blogosphere.

Oralytics

From the Brendan Tierney - Oralytics Blog: ODM Graph Node new Feature.

Indexing


RMAN

Oracle Support Infogram for 06-MAR-2014


Performance


RDBMS

From Oracle DBA - Tips and Techniques: Oracle Database 12c New Feature – Data Redaction.


Utilities

From the ever-useful Pythianblog: Automating DataPump Export.

SQL

From the ever-wise Oracle Scratchpad: Predicate Order..

APEX

From Dimitri Gielis Blog (Oracle Application Express - APEX): APEX Listener => Oracle REST (more...)

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 27-FEB-2014


Performance


Oracle on Solaris


OIM

From Proactive Support - Identity Management: Sustaining Engineer Release Announcment OIM Bundle Patches Released.

Java

From the Java Platform Group, Product Management blog: Managing multiple Java versions.

WebCenter

From Proactive Support - WebCenter Content: Attend this (more...)

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 20-FEB-2014


RDBMS

A couple of neat items from Jonathan Lewis at Oracle Scratchpad, as always:


and



From the Databaseadministrator workshop: How to recover a table in a pluggable database from a backup.

A lot of good hands on is starting to come out for 12c, both day to day operations and taking advantage of (more...)

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 13-FEB-2014


Exadata

At Julian Dontcheff's Database Blog: Oracle Exadata myths and misconceptions.

Solaris

At Solaris Defined Networking ;-): Oracle Solaris 11 Integrated Load Balancer.

Certification


Development



WLS

Some good stuff posted (more...)

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 06-FEB-2014


Your faithful editor is a bit under the weather this week, so a bit of a short issue, but some bits and pieces of interest nonetheless.

RDBMS

Log Buffer #357, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs, a posting of links blog like the Infogram, is out with a new issue. From Pythian.

From Oracle Scratchpad: Minus.

Performance

At Striving for Optimal Performance: Extension Bypassed Because of Missing Histogram.

SQL Developer

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 30-JAN-2014


Performance


SQL Developer

From the Grumpy old DBA blog (dang I wish I'd thought up that title): Two great SQL Developer presentations by Jeff Smith at NEOOUGJanuary 2014 meeting.

Big Data

From Brendan Tierney - Oralytics Blog: Oracle BigDataLite 2.4.1 is available to download.

GoldenGate

Webcast:



Virtual Machine Computing



Security

It remains to be demonstrated, but this certainly sounds like a cool idea. Rather like changing shield frequencies in Star Trek: ShapeShifter Will Morph A Website’s Code To Deflect Malware Attacks

Java


JAX-RS

From the mysteriously named tl;dr: Managed JAX-RS Client.

Agile PLM

From Agile PLM: Enterprise PLM for the Product Value Chain: The Biggest Agile Installation Mistake Has Nothing to Do With Agile.

Tuxedo

Another installment of Tuxedo Tidbits series on HA: High Availability Part 5.

EBS


From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support Blog:






From the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology blog:


HR


EPM

From the Enterprise Performance Management Blog: Scorecards in the Wild West?

Coding

This is just a great piece of fun: Regular expression crossword puzzle.

...And Finally


Okay, I know this article title sounds like a spam message, but this posting from lifehacker actually looks pretty handy: How to Monitor Your Own Credit, For Free, Forever.

This little item is the tip of a HUGE technical iceberg in the not too distant future, combined with virtual reality: 'Wearable' book allows reader to feel emotions of characters, from The Telegraph.

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 23-JAN-2014


Security




WLS


Performance

Over at Oracle Scratchpad this week some invaluable steps on Optimization. I've always preferred setting Tom (more...)

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 16-JAN-2014



The  Critical Patch Update (CPU) for January 2014 was released on January 14, 2014.  Oracle strongly recommends applying the patches as soon as possible.
The Critical Patch Update Advisory is the starting point for relevant information. It includes a list of products affected, pointers to obtain the patches, a summary of the security vulnerabilities, and links to other important documents.
Supported products that are not listed (more...)

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 09-JAN-2014


RDBMS

An exercise in troubleshooting from Pythian: Disabling Triggers in Oracle 11.2.0.4.

Oracle Internals


Releases

It's fresh from the oven! 12c Release 1 at Technet.

SQL Developer

From that JEFF SMITH: Oracle SQL Developer 4 and the Oracle Client.

Webcasts