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DBAs were cutting edge once upon a time. DBAs protected the company jewels and made sure the company’s data was secure, fast and dependable. DBAs discovered new ways to tune databases, exposed how internals worked, architected and proved optimal database designs. Now that so much information and knowledge has been created , documented, and automated, it seems that DBA work is becoming more and more commoditized. The DBA use to be (more...)
Bobby Durrett just put together a great little post on “outer joins : where do I put the (+)“.
I also have hard time remembering, and below is my cheat sheet using graphics.
If English and French both have a unique key on the “ordinal_id” then it’s basically one-to-one relationship
We add an arrow in the middle of the line to denote “outer join”. The arrow points from the table that drives (more...)
Application developers frequently experiment to achieve higher quality builds, they try things out, make mistakes and find fixes. Database design can be like that too, but rapidly changing the schema in traditional shared environment tends to break the application.
In this webinar, Kyle Hailey will explore how different types of cloning technology work and their benefits and limitations. The webinar will also demonstrate how you can setup and coordinate risk-free database experiments using Delphix and (more...)
Super Charge Database Deployments
Delphix and Pure Storage, a combination like chocolate and peanut butter.
Interested in talking face to face about Delphix in NYC? Drop me a line. I’ll be in NYC on March 12th and 13th and look forward to meeting folks who are excited to learn more about Delphix.
New York Oracle’s User Group (NYOUG) is meeting March 12 and I will be speaking in the morning about the Agile Data Revolution. The cornerstone of the Agile Data Revolution is instant database duplication (more...)
Here is a small example.
Download the following file: W-ASH (web enabled ASH, file is wash.tar.gz )
Source is also on github at https://github.com/khailey/wash
Go to your apache web (more...)
There is the Mandel approach to power points in presentations where one is suppose to spend 3 minutes per slide, thus a 60 minute presentation is 20 slides or less.
How about going the other way, showing 3 or more slides per minute?
Sound crazy? I like this approach. It’s the median between a film and a speaker with no slides. I like visuals in presentations and too many words tend to overwhelm me and (more...)
This Thursday, Feb 20, I will be giving a full day of free Oracle performance classes. Remember the serve the best lunch ever at the Oracle conference center . It’s top class!
Here is the write-up from NoCOUG on the day:
Invite your developers to attend the free ADF Developer Lab. Details in the NoCOUG Journal.
Dear friend,NoCOUG member Gwen Shapira told us that when she was a mid-level DBA, she was attracted to (more...)