I have decided to write up some posts for my first couple days’ experience with Glass. I am not planning to go deep into the technical details regarding Glass in these posts, but may do so if there are enough interests.
When Google first announced Google Glass in Google (more...)
What is new in SQLT? A couple of new stand-alone utilities. Both can be used without having to install SQLT. And both are only for 11g+. Look for sqlt/utl/mon and sqlt/utl/spm. The former is to monitor executions taking longer than 5 seconds (requires Oracle Tuning Pack and it uses the (more...)
Execution Plans have a strong dependency on CBO Statistics. In corner cases, a small change on the Schema Objects statistics creates havoc in an Execution Plan. If you strongly suspect the only change to your environment was a CBO Statistics gathering, you may consider restoring them to a prior version (more...)
Aside from the recent, top-of-mind examples (Google Glass, Pebble), I’m amazed at how functional smart garments have become. Innovation has been happening in both the fashion and DIY circles, but since (more...)
I have made small investigation about redo generation. From early days of my career I was remember that nologging operation is very performance effective but never try to quantify this very.
Every application can theoretically be split into 4 groups of tables (I use my personal names but (more...)
In my previous post I described the steps for getting started with the PeopleSoft 9.2 virtual machine. Although I am still thrilled that Oracle has made this generally available, I am of the opinion that it would have even been
The past years I have seen a lot of people on OTN forum struggling with PeopleSoft installations. Installing PeopleSoft on uncertified OS, mismatch between versions and releases, 32 vs 64 bit, etc, etc. Well those days are over. As of March
Ever since I discovered virtualization, I have been creating and using dedicated virtual machines for all my PeopleSoft sandboxes and Fusion MiddleWare components. This allowed me to run multiple releases of OS and PeopleSoft on my own laptop. Until recently I was
Last week while I was traveling, I was reading a story from Wired about Firepad, a collaborative text editor that can be easily added to any web page to allow, well, collaboration. Think pair programming meets Google Docs.
A couple sentences in, I notice a quote from none other (more...)