gv$cell_thread_history ; A Nice View

There are certain dictionary views available to monitor the Exadata cells from the database.One of the view is gv$cell_thread_history. This view is very interesting as it delves down to the session level with its serial number, SQL, specific cell, instance and also which Exadata object was waited and every (more...)

Log Buffer #318, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

News and views are an integral part of our modern daily life. When it comes to the information-hungry roles such as database professionals, such need becomes more pressing. Log Buffer is one way to keep abreast of news and views from the world of Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL.



Log Buffer #294 Appears

Log writer process of Oracle is one of the most revered background process, a real work horse, a real charming darling who keeps the whole Oracle database system consistent and humming beautifully and many technologies in Oracle sprout from this good old process. Consistency is the key in database systems, and so in the Log Buffer Editions, and this Log Buffer #294 continues it. And yes, the coolest 2012 PASS Summit is also there.

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Hanging with Jonathan Lewis at Oracle Open World 12 San Francisco

Hanging with Tom Kyte and Malenie Caffrey at AUSOUG Perth

Oracle with 20:20 Foresight Perth Australia was awesome

Perth is far from everywhere, but not far from the Oracle technologies. Passion, knowledge, and urge to share the experience, skills, tips and knowledge brought people from across the planet to gather under one roof and learn, educate and network under the banner of Oracle with 20:20 Foresight.

The event was organized by the Australian Oracle User Group with many other sponsors and exhibitors and was a explosion of innovation. Where there is Oracle on this planet, Pythian is there, rest assured. We presented three papers during this mega conference in West of Australia. Yury Velikanov presented on Direct NFS, (more...)

Speaking in Perth at Oracle with 20:20 Foresight

The remotest city of the world, the capital of Western Australia, Perth is once again having its premier Oracle conference.

AUSOUG and OAUG invite you to join your colleagues from the WA Oracle community at their premier WA Oracle Conference being held at Hilton Parmelia Perth Hotel 29 - 30 October 2012.

The conference theme is "Technology and Applications Conference for the Oracle User Community".

I will be presenting there on Demystification of Oracle DBRM with IORM in Exadata and you can find my session location and time in the conference program

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