In this post , I will demonstrate synchronization of a standby DB from an incremental RMAN backup. It might be needed in following scenarios:
1-The standby database is considerably lagging behind the primary . The copying and applying of archive logs from primary will be time consuming as it will apply (more...)
Even the great ones do misspeak from time to time. And when they do, this can lead to a terrible mess in people’s heads.
Here is one example:
Are you at 100% utilization? If not, you haven’t accomplished your job yet. You cannot
put CPU in the bank and save (more...)
I work for a company that provides betting to consumers in Australia…
In Australia, the three biggest days for betting are typically:
- Melbourne Cup (horse race)
- Caulfield Cup (horse race)
- AFL grand final (sports)
Yesterday was the Caulfield Cup and we breezed through it…always a nice result. Because if (more...)
In Denmark, a startup hired some freelance developers. They ended up in a dispute over pay, and the developers locked the project owner out of the project. The startup folded.
If you are using offshore resources, you probably don’t want to wait for a court decision in Manila, Kiev or (more...)
The ‘Validate’ activity in Oracle BPEL gives us the functionality to validate variables again schema definitions.
When using it in your bpel process you will get a nice informative message in the ‘Flow trace’.
When you’re using some generic error hospital functionality you also want this message to be available (more...)
With a subtitle of ‘The 10 commandments of being a good DBA within a DBA team”
I have been considering for a while what might make a good DBA manager and how that has a knock-on effect of developing DBAs and giving them an insight into best practises. These are (more...)
After Fishbowl employees return from OpenWorld, we all get together and discuss what went right, what went wrong, and how we can improve. We also summarize the WebCenter-related discussions we had at the event, and what the next steps for each of us will be to take those conversations and (more...)
Oracle has long had so called multi-threaded architecture on Windows. On the Unix platforms, Oracle was using multi-process architecture until version 12c. The difference is that Oracle server processes in the threaded architecture become threads of a single process. The reason for such an architecture is lower overhead caused (more...)
In this post, I’d like to introduce 5 of the many new features Oracle 12C brings to us, database developer’s.
Of course this blog would be to long to explain them all in detail, so I will stick
to a small introduction.
- Generating a primary key without triggers, using nextval (more...)
The amazing coordination of so many things:
- feeding 60,000 delegates goes off without a hitch. The food is not spectacular, but its also not terrible.
- the Ace program. Flights, hotels, transport, etc, all miraculously fall into place due to the effort of Vikki and (more...)