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Oracle database administration News
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?
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.
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 is one of the largest vendors in the enterprise IT market and the shorthand name of its flagship product, a relational database management system (RDBMS) that's formally called Oracle Database. 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
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Most organizations can't afford any downtime on their Oracle systems. Here's how to move RAC databases to new server nodes and still stay up and running in an Oracle cluster. Continue Reading
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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
Database administrators are usually concerned with backing up their databases. But they should spend more time focusing on database recovery as part of the backup process. Continue Reading
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