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Oracle database administration News
October 12, 2017
With large data breaches such as the one at Equifax raising concerns about unprotected data, Oracle has strengthened its cloud security features in an effort to ease the minds of IT pros.
October 03, 2017
Advanced machine learning is set to drive Oracle Database to success in the cloud, founder Larry Ellison claims. But the upcoming Oracle 18c isn't a threat to DBA job security, he says.
September 21, 2017
From 'Bring Your Own License' to Universal Credits, are the recent changes Oracle made to its cloud pricing model enough to compete with AWS?
April 17, 2017
Several companies are augmenting their Oracle database workloads with NoSQL Cassandra. Why?
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TNS often poses problems for IT admins and can be difficult to navigate -- especially when it comes to an Oracle database. Here's how to avoid those common errors. Continue Reading
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