Oracle VP Leng Leng Tan and two members of her team presented some highlights of the new OEM which is at the beta level at present. You can find details for her OOW presentations and demos and other sources here.
I want to share two of them: The first is SQL Real Time Monitoring:
With OEM 11g it is possible to monitor every sql statement in real time while it is running.
We will soon have a graphical interface which we can use to monitor sql statements while they are running and can drill down into the statement’s steps (more...)
Today Charles Phillips in his keynote officially announced the availability of Oracle Virtualization Server.
It is a virtualization server based on the opensource XEN technology.
Already two hours after the announcement there was the first brilliant presentation about GRID & Virtualization Server and its integration with Fusion Middleware. delivered by Senior Director Pavana Jain.
The software is not downloadable yet as far as I understood but will around soon as well.
Here are a few slides from the presentation:
With this technology it will be possible to store virtually everything in ASM storage and it is even (more...)
Right now I am sitting at the OTN lounge with Eddy Awad
who is right now recording a Pod Cast with Laurent Schneider.
OTN handed out T-shirts,. have a look, can you believe it? It is not even executable!!
”Its hearting my eyes” Laurent says
There are a number of very intersting people here some of them under cover as it looks like Tom will deliver an expert session this afternoon at the OTN lounge.
After a 15 hours trip from Zurich I have arrived in San Francisco for the Oracle Open World Conference.
This time I had chosen US Airways and UA which was much better then my last trip which was with AA and Delta and which was a torture.
When I was on the way from the airplane to the baggage all of a sudden my cellphone was ringing.
It was Laurent Schneider who called me
and told me that he was waiting for me at the exit with his coleague Daniel from LC SYSTEMS to pick me up and take me downtown for a (more...)
In Oracle 11g there are some new features related to DDL-locking which can be very helpful.
In previous releases a DDL statement always errors out respectively hangs in a hold if an exclusive lock (X) on a required resource is not available.
Let’s have a look at a little example:
The user HR looks a table in shared) mode by acquiring ROW LOCKS (RS) on 0 rows:
HR@orcl SQL> select * from employees where 1=2 for update;
no rows selected
User SYSTEM tries to acquire an EXLUSIVE LOCK (X) on the table:
SYSTEM@orcl SQL> LOCK TABLE hr.employees IN EXCLUSIVE (more...)