Twitter question: “Can anyone give me a link to a very short itemized list of Delphix benefits?”
First, short summary: Delphix is the most powerful product to improve development output and quality in the 20+ years I’ve been working with databases. It improves development by eliminating the enormous (more...)
The book The Phoenix Project is the story of sorting out a company’s development and IT problems. In the book there is a character Brent. Brent is the go to IT guy who can fix things no one else can such as down databases. Brent is also the (more...)
I met with a customer today who described for me the challenges they had in their previous 10g to 11g Oracle database upgrade. Their requirements boiled down to this:
• The business can’t afford a lengthy cutover time for the upgrade.
• The business can’t afford any data loss.
Hopefully this is not too redundant to previous posts but I’ve found that I keep using a particular script to debug performance issues and I thought I’d share it and explain what I use it for. It’s helpful to me so I’m sure someone could use it unless they (more...)
Today I saw two different plans with the same plan hash value but different numbers of partitions. So, the partition numbers must not factor into the plan hash value. So, you can’t count on the plan hash value to fully indicate whether two plans are the same.
Oracle Endeca Information Discovery (OEID) 3.1 has been released yesterday, 7th of November. The new version is a good step forward to satisfy business users with providing much better self-service discovery capabilities. OEID 3.1 now enables its non-technical users to securely run agile business intelligence analysis on variety (more...)
In Oracle 12c when a non dba user logged into oracle, the user can see his/her last login time: [oracle@oracle12c ~]$ sqlplus hr/hr@pdborcl SQL*Plus: Release 188.8.131.52.0 Production on Sat Nov 2 00:48:08 2013 Copyright (c) 1982, 2013, Oracle. All rights … read more »
So, I play one computer game – Nethack. I have a page on the blog if you want some information about it. I just finished building a 32 bit Linux virtual machine running on VMware player for the purpose of compiling Nethack. I used the latest version (more...)
In this post I will put 5 other new 12c features in the spotlight (in addition to the features of a previous post), that really makes the 12c an improvement against the previous versions of the Oracle database.
To get this result I listed up all the major new (more...)
I’m on call this week so I didn’t plan to do any blog posting but I had an interesting performance issue this morning that I thought would be helpful to document. This is somewhat redundant to earlier posts but maybe another real example would be helpful to others (and (more...)