Here is yet another Oracle 12c post to add to all those out there and this one starts with a question: How many background processes exist in an Oracle DB environment to date? Just take a moment and take a guess, if you haven’t already seen the bold number coming (more...)
I seem to get into a lot of conversations around Oracle Database Options lately. Of course the Database Options are great, no doubt about it. But people sometimes seem to forget what the word “option” means. There is a reason why Oracle doesn’t put everything into one big product but (more...)
I got into more coding again lately and that is a good thing I think. I’m a believer of the German saying “Wer rastet, der rostet” or in English: A rolling stone gathers no moss! Java seems to be my main programming language since quite a while now. But believe (more...)
Here is a link to a great list from The Oracle Alchemist around Oracle 12c articles from the community: http://www.oraclealchemist.com/news/install-oracle-12c-12-1/
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Oracle Database 12c is out and the blogs out there are filled with the new features and improvements in the new version. For me it’s time to revisit some of my previous blog posts and compare them with 12c. Stay tuned….
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After more than 5 years of development Oracle has released version 12c of its flagship product the database. With a New Features Guide of 128 pages containing 500+ new features this is one of the biggest releases ever. You can download it for Linux and Solaris on Oracle Technology Network.
Oracle has released an Enterprise Manager Plug-In for AWS. This Plug-In enables you to monitor and troubleshoot your cloud-based databases alongside with your on-premise databases with one single tool. Especially in cloud-based environments it can be tricky and time consuming to identify issues with your database. However, by deploying this Plug-In within your OEM Cloud Control environment, you gain following management features:
- Monitor EBS, EC2 and RDS instances on Amazon Web Services
- Gather performance metrics and configuration details for AWS instances
- Raise alerts and violations based on thresholds set on monitoring
- Generate reports based on the gathered data
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Oracle has ported DTrace for Oracle Linux. DTrace is a very powerful performance analysis and troubleshooting tool that allows you to instrument all software. It’s name is short for Dynamic Tracing. I’m not a DTrace expert but some say it is that powerful that it allows you to reverse engineer any software…
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