Video : Indexing JSON Data in Oracle Database 12c

Following on from last week’s post, today’s video is about indexing JSON data in Oracle Database 12c.

If videos aren’t your thing, you might want to read these articles, which the videos are based on.

The cameo in this video (more...)

Oracle Midlands : Event #15 – Summary

Last night was Oracle Midlands Event #15 with Joel Goodman and Martin Widlake.

First up was Joel with a session called, “Oracle Storage Fragmentation”, where he discussed the potential fragmentation issues possible in tablespaces, tables and indexes. If you’ve been a DBA for a long time it’s easy to think everyone knows this stuff, but I get asked questions about this stuff a lot! The session had a good mix of content, with something to (more...)

Video : JSON Support in Oracle Database 12c

Today’s video is a sprint through some of the JSON support in Oracle Database 12c.

If videos aren’t your thing, you might want to read these instead.

The cameo in this video comes courtesy of Yves Colin, who I’ll see again (more...)

Email, where art thou?

email-at-1020116_640Followers of the blog will know I’ve recently migrated the website to AWS. Yesterday I bit the bullet and cancelled my dedicated server.

As part of that process I had to move my email account from that service too. I always pull all my emails into Gmail, so there is no point paying for something cool. A little POP account is fine.

I started the process yesterday afternoon/evening, thinking it would be a quick drop on (more...)

Oracle Midlands : Event #15

Don’t forget Oracle Midlands Event #15 next week!

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Please show your support and come along. It’s free thanks to the sponsorship by RedStackTech.

Cheers

Tim…


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MobaXterm 9.0

Another recent release that I managed to miss was MobaXterm 9.0.

The downloads and changelog can be found here.

For SSH and X emulation, this is the best!Give it a go. You won’t regret it. 🙂

Cheers

Tim…


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KeePass 2.33

I just noticed KeePass 2.33 was released a couple of days ago. You can download it here.

You can read about how I use KeePass and KeePassX2 on my Mac, Windows and Android devices here.

Cheers

Tim…


KeePass 2.33 was first posted on May 10, 2016 at 9:30 am.
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A week in the cloud… (Just to clarify)

AWSA comment on yesterday’s post by Andy C makes me think I should clarify a couple of things I mentioned in yesterday’s post.

“Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), not really what I consider the cloud.”

For *me* the definition of cloud must include some value-add in relation to ease of use. I’ve used IaaS on Azure, AWS and Oracle Cloud. In all cases I’m left to do the same administration stuff I had to when I (more...)

A week in the cloud…

cloudIt’s been just over a week since I moved my website over to “the cloud”. Well, an EC2 virtual machine on Amazon Web Services, so it’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), not really what I consider the cloud. 🙂

Overall I’m really happy with the way it’s gone so far. As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve gone for a VM that is significantly lower spec than the dedicated server I had before. I’ve been (more...)

Fixing broken links to Oracle documentation… Again…

Broken-LinkWith my recent website move I thought I better check for broken links, in case I had screwed anything up during the transfer. The last few times I’ve done this I’ve used SiteCrawl, which seems to do a decent job.

After the scan had finished I looked through the results and had a couple of broken internal links and 171 broken external links. Can you guess where the vast majority of the broken external links (more...)