News on Oracle Database STANDARD EDITION 12.1.0.2

Standard EditionMore than once per week I receive an email or message or comment or call or instant message by a colleague or customer or partner seeking for any news about the release of Oracle Database 12.1.0.2 as Standard Edition

Ok, sit back, relax - it's still not available.

But there are significant and important news outlined in

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SAP on Oracle Database 12c now with Oracle In-Memory

Oracle SAPOn March 31, 2015 SAP has been certified to run on Oracle Database 12.1.0.2:
https://blogs.oracle.com/UPGRADE/entry/sap_is_now_certified_on

As of June 30, 2015, Oracle Database In-Memory is supported and certified for SAP environments for all SAP products based on SAP NetWeaver 7.x. on Unix/Linux, Windows and Oracle Engineered Systems platforms running Oracle Database 12c - in single instance and Oracle Oracle Real Application Clusters deployments.

Oracle Database 12c is (more...)

OTech Magazine Summer 2015 Issue #8 Released!

Independent Oracle Technology Magazine OTech Magazine Summer 2015 Issue Released. Second part of my Oracle Database In-Memory article series published in this issue.



You can read my article here 

I want thank to all author for all efforts. My special thanks to Douwe!


Regards
Mahir M. Quluzade


Oracle #DB12c New – TEMP_UNDO_ENABLED

Global temporary table data is stored in the temporary tablespace (where no redo will be generated on the DML operations). When DML operations are performed on global temporary table, for read consistency undo must be generated. Such undo records are written to undo tablespace, and thus redo generated on the undo writes. If you perform […]

New Cloud Control 12.1.0.5 is available

The new version of Oracle's Cloud Control 12c Release 5 is available for download as of today. Some of the new features include Hybrid Cloud Computing but also the support for RMAN incremental rolling forward backups (cross platform, cross Endianness) to decrease downtime for Transportable Tablespaces and Full Transportable Export/Import migrations.

Find it here on OTN:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/oem/enterprise-manager/downloads/index.html

Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c Release 5 (12.1.0.5) New!


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Oracle Database 12c – Active Duplication with RMAN (in Spanish Language)

Oracle Technology Network - OTN Latina published our "Pull-Based Active Duplication with RMAN" article series this month in Spanish Language. This article series covers new option of duplication with RMAN on Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.1) in 11 parts.



First part of article series described "how to duplicate database" and other parts showed different cases of CDB and PDBs duplication.You can read articles here


 Oracle Database 12c: Active Duplication con RMAN (more...)

Oracle #DB12c New – PGA_AGGREGATE_LIMIT

Program Global Area (PGA) in Oracle database is a private memory region that contains the data and control information for a server process. PGA is allocated per server process, used for storing run-time area of cursor, sorting, bitmap merge, etc. Automatic PGA management in Oracle Database was managed by two parameters up until 11gR2 – […]

Oracle Database 12c – Active Duplication with RMAN

Oracle Technology Network - OTN Latina published our new article series this month in Portuguese Language.

This article series covers new option of duplication: Pull-Based Active Duplication with RMAN on Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.1) in 11 parts.





First part of article series described "how to duplicate database" and other parts showed different cases of CDB and PDBs duplication.You can read articles here



 Oracle Database 12c: Duplicate em modo (more...)

OTech Magazine Winter 2014 Issue Released!

OTech Magazine Winter 2014 Issue is a more than one hundred page independent Oracle technology magazine especially designed for the holidays.  First part of my Oracle Database In-Memory article series also published in this issue.



You can download the Winter 2014 issue of OTech Magazine here

My special thanks to Oracle ACED Douwe Pieter van den Bos for all efforts. 

Best Regards
Mahir M. Quluzade

OTN Article Series: Oracle Data Guard 12c – Redo Gap Resolutions

OTN - Oracle Technology Network Latina America published our next technical articles series. This article series cover Redo Gap Resolutions in Oracle Data Guard 12c entitled in Portuguese language as Oracle Database 12c – Resolução de Redo Gap (Part I, II)  written by Joel Perez (Oracle ACED), Mahir M. Quluzade (OCE).


This article series consists of two parts. You can read articles from following links in Portuguese Language.




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Changing The Number Of Oracle Database 12c Log Writers

Changing The Number Of Oracle Database 12c Log Writers


In an Oracle Database 12c instance you will likely see multiple log writer (LGWR) background processes. When you first start the Oracle instance you will likely see a parent and two redo workers. This is a very big deal and something many of us have been waiting for - for many years!

While I'm excited about the change, if I can't control the number of LGWRs (more...)

Off May Not Be Totally Off: Is Oracle In-Memory Database 12c (12.1.0.2.0) Faster?

Off May Not Be Totally Off: Is Oracle In-Memory Database 12c (12.1.0.2.0) Faster?


Most Oracle 12c installations will NOT be using the awesome Oracle Database in-memory features available starting in version 12.1.0.2.0. This experiment is about the performance impact of upgrading to 12c but disabling the in-memory features.

Every experiment I have performed comparing buffer processing rates, clearly shows any version of 12c performs better than 11g. (more...)

OTN Articles: Oracle Database 12c: “Nuevas Características para Desarrolladores”

OTN - Oracle Technology Network Latina America published our next technical articles series. This article series cover new features of Oracle Database 12c for developers, entitled in Spanish language as Oracle Database 12c: “Nuevas Características para Desarrolladores” written by Joel Perez (Oracle ACED), Mahir M. Quluzade (OCE).

This article series consists of three parts.



You can see very useful examples for every new feature in this article series. So, Part I of this article (more...)

OTN Article: Oracle Database 12c: Que sucede en un CDB cuando uno de los PDB obtiene un problema?

OTN - Oracle Technology Network Latina America continue publish our articles. Our 8th technical article published on OTN in Spanish Language at 28th August. This article entitled : Oracle Database 12c: ¿Que sucede en un CDB cuando uno de los PDB obtiene un problema? written by Joel Perez (Oracle ACED), Mahir M. Quluzade (OCE) and Bruno Nuñez (OCE).

It is a link of article: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/es/articles/database-performance/oracle-database-12c-cdb-problem-pdb-2279196-esa.html







Thanks to my friends, Joel and Bruno, for their all efforts and thanks to OTN. 

Regards
Mahir M. Quluzade

OTN Article : Oracle Database 12c, O que acontece em um CDB quando um PDB tem ser recuperado


OTN - Oracle Technology Network Latina America continue publish our articles. Our 7th technical article published on OTN in Portuguese Language at 20th August. This article entitled : Oracle Database 12c, O que acontece em um CDB quando um PDB tem ser recuperado written by Joel Perez (Oracle ACED), Mahir M. Quluzade (OCE) and Rodrigo Mufalini (Oracle ACE) .


It is a link of article: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/pt/articles/database-performance/cdb-quando-pdb-tem-ser-recuperado-2270042-ptb.html




Thanks to my friends, Joel and Rodrigo, for their (more...)

OTech Magazine Issue #4: Summer 2014 Published


OTech Magazine - The independent magazine for Oracle professionals. Yesterday fourth issue of the OTech Magazine, the independent magazine for Oracle professionals published.



 In this issue also included my article: Oracle Database 12c: Cross Platform Transport non-CDB to PDB using RMAN Backup Sets





You can download online OTech Magazine #4 Isssue - Summer 2014

Summary of article

We can create a PDB using upgraded database (non-CDB) and can be adopt the 12.1 non-CDB into (more...)

Oracle Multitenant – PDB State Management Across CDB Restart (12.1.0.2.0)

Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.2.0) already released at July 22, 2014.
You can download new release from here.

Oracle Multitenant option also supports some news in Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.2.0).
This article covers PDB State Management in Oracle Multitenant option of Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.2) .

As you know, any pluggable database (PDB) not open in READ WRITE mode by (more...)

Oracle Multitenant – PDB New Clauses – Standbys (12.1.0.2) – Part II

As you know, Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.2.0) already released at July 22, 2014. You can download new release from here.

Oracle Multitenant option also supports some news in Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.2.0). With new release coming new PDB Clauses.

This article series covers following new clauses:
  1. PDB Containers Clause
  2. PDB Standbys Clause
  3. PDB Logging Clause  (as soon)
Part II: PDB Standbys Clause

PDB (more...)

Oracle Multitenant – PDB New Clauses – Containers (12.1.0.2) – Part I

As you know, Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.2.0) already released at July 22, 2014.
You can download new release from here.

Oracle Multitenant option also supports some news in Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.2.0).
With new release coming new PDB Clauses.

This article series covers following new clauses:

  1. PDB Containers Clause
  2. PDB Standbys Clause
  3. PDB Logging Clause  (as soon)

Part I: PDB Containers Clause

The (more...)

Oracle Multitenant – PDB Clone New Features (12.1.0.2.0) – Part III

As you know, Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.2.0) already released at July 22, 2014. You can download new release from here.

With this new release coming some new features. This article series covers PDB Clone new features of Oracle Multitenant option of Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.2.0).

This article is in four parts:
  1. Excluding Data When Cloning a PDB
  2. Non-CDB Adopt to CDB as a (more...)