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Oracle database administration News
April 17, 2017
Several companies are augmenting their Oracle database workloads with NoSQL Cassandra. Why?
April 04, 2017
The amount of documentation required for a successful upgrade to Oracle EBS 12.2.5 is daunting. An experienced DBA offers pointers to ensure that the upgrade goes smoothly.
February 01, 2017
Oracle has updated its cloud licensing policy, and the result doubles the processor license requirements for customers on the AWS and Azure platforms.
January 18, 2017
Oracle continues to take the cloud fight to AWS and other more-established rivals as it expands support for running web-scale and enterprise applications on its databases and IaaS platform.
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Oracle RMAN (Oracle Recovery Manager) is a utility built into Oracle databases to automate backup and recovery; it includes features not available in third-party backup tools. Continue Reading
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For every excuse made not to upgrade an Oracle database, there are overriding reasons to do so. Here are the top reasons organizations should move up to Oracle Database 12c. Continue Reading
A relational database management system is the most popular type of database management system for business uses. Find out how RDBMS software differs from DBMS technology in general. Continue Reading
Oracle IaaS is joining its SaaS and PaaS efforts as it tries to gain share in the cloud. Consultancy Accenture is helping with a database performance lab and managed services. Continue Reading
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The time to upgrade your Oracle database to the 12c version is now, DBA Brian Peasland says. And it's easy to do via the command line in Oracle's Database Upgrade Assistant. Continue Reading
Sean Scott, DBA for Bodybuilding.com, wanted a performance tool that ran like it was designed by a DBA. He chose SolarWinds DPA to handle performance and Cyber Monday peak loads. Continue Reading
The cloud is now Oracle's top strategic priority, and users have to decide if they're ready to migrate. This guide offers a variety of content on Oracle's cloud strategy and technologies. Continue Reading
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As more companies move to the cloud, it's important for DBAs to know both the good and the bad about managing Oracle cloud database systems before they take the plunge and migrate. Continue Reading
Using Oracle ADDM is an effective way to resolve SQL performance problems, according to Brian Peasland. ADDM is his go-to tool for finding problem SQL statements. Continue Reading
With the right tools, an Oracle DBA was able to resolve a SQL performance tuning problem in minutes rather than days. Here is how he uses those tools. Continue Reading