Join myself and Tim Gorman as we host a live webinar and Q&A September 18th at 10am PST with Jonathan Lewis. Jonathan will explain from his on experiences how Delphix works and what industry problems it solves.
Good blogs keep popping up and other blogs fade into the back ground, so it’s hard to keep track of the good stuff out there. The following is a list of blogs I have either in the past gotten a lot out of or currently do. It would be great to get comments on what the best current blogs are and then iterate on this list and keep it updated.
Databases receive much attention so they will not become THE risk factor of IT. Budgeting DRPs, backups, top of the line DBAs – and yet, they still pose a major threat. Why?
In a fast-moving competitive market, if your competitor delivers relevant products, faster and with better quality, you’re eventually going to lose market share. This is exactly why companies need to be agile. They need to have better control over information, make (more...)
Here is a series of Oracle performance tuning videos that I put together recently at Delphix. All the presentations are free and open to the public, just have to register.
Successfully managing a modern organization’s complex data estate requires careful work at multiple layers, from the implementation of organization-wide data policies and platforms to the careful tuning of particular databases. Only with optimization at every level can data achieve its full potential, enabling the (more...)
I recall that the Dec 1999 or Jan 2000 issues of Nat’l Geographic magazine had a “Letters From The Editor” column that speculated, in jest, that the rate at which humans were saving back-issues of Nat’l Geographic magazine, would by the year 2100 result in the total accumulation of yellow magazines outweighing planet Earth.
Anyway, that statement resonated with me, because although I change residences every few years, it has only been (more...)
John Beresniewicz and I worked hand in hand on developing the performance pages in Oracle Enterprise Manager. John is one of the foremost experts on active session history (ASH) queries and he has recently posted some of his presentations on ASH to slideshare:
People ask me to justify use of Delphix. I can understand. Delphix is pretty new and often, most of my friends who are DBAs respond with “I can copy a database, so what, I can do it a little faster with Delphix.” Well that’s missing the whole boat. The question won’t be why you should use Delphix but “can you justify working without Delphix?”
I see Delphix as amazingly positioned at nexus of data (more...)