I was working on some disk performance problems and came across a simple way to test the latency or delay built into the networks that connect my database servers to their disk storage. All I have to do is read some disk blocks from a table several times to (more...)
I perform a lot of prototyping in the Firebug console. Since most of this prototyping refers to the TargetContent frame (component area), not the header and main window, I find it easier to change out the URL to just the "psc" core content URL, eliminating the header frame. When navigating (more...)
Last month, Oracle invited industry analysts for an annual deep dive on what’s to come. One of these analysts – ESG’s senior analyst Mark Peters – recently posted an update of how he spent some of his time at the event. We totally recommend you visit his blog and check (more...)
Did you know that there’s something like Active Session History also in the Exadata storage cells? ;-)
The V$CELL_THREAD_HISTORY view is somewhat like V$ACTIVE_SESSION_HISTORY, but it’s measuring thread activity in the Exadata Storage Cells:
SQL> @desc v$cell_thread_history Name Null? Type ------------------------------- -------- ---------------------------- 1 CELL_NAME VARCHAR2(1024) 2 SNAPSHOT_ID NUMBER 3 (more...)
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This blog applies primarily to P6 Analytics\P6 Reporting Database 3.1. As of 3.1, history was introduced at a daily level at the activity level. Activity level history existed as of P6 Analytics 2.0\P6 Reporting Database 3.0 but was only at the interval level of week, or (more...)
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This is something that is almost completely off-topic, but something I've found myself doing quite a bit at Enkitec. You see, we keep adding new hardware (Big Data Appliance in August, new Exadata X3-2 earlier this year), and that means that we need to add a bunch of DNS entries (more...)
We all know the value of incorporating social computing features such as comments, ratings, reviews, polls and blogs into the web presence. These kinds of interactive capabilities are essential for driving customer engagement and fostering community around your brand. Ratings and reviews can also play an important role in influencing (more...)
Linux Solutions Libres & Open Source is the 15th edition of the One & Only Event in France around Linux solutions & Open Source solutions.
With 220 exhibitors/partners including SuSe, Microsoft and more than 5700 attendees, it’s the number one event in France dedicated to Linux solutions and to the (more...)
Our partners at Team Informatics are putting out some cool new videos on their continuing success in education with Webcenter. Here's the latest on University of Minnesota.