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September 09, 2015
The latest version of SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer works with MySQL, giving users of both Oracle and MySQL support with a common performance management interface.
April 10, 2015
At the Collaborate 15 conference, Kai Yu wants to share his experience working in BI and as a DBA and how to use Oracle Database 12c to improve BI.
April 11, 2014
A former Oracle sales rep does a 180 by pushing his company not to buy an Exadata system, but to upgrade existing data center infrastructure instead.
October 01, 2013
A DBA from uniform maker Aramark explains why Oracle Database 12c Multitenancy is a step up from transportable tablespace.
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DBAs can use the Quest Toad product suite for managing database structural performance, and Quest Foglight to proactively monitor SQL, storage and virtualization performance. Continue Reading
SolarWinds provides DBAs and application teams with a database performance monitoring and analysis tool via a Java application that runs on a dedicated Windows, Unix or Linux server. Continue Reading
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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
Database administrators can use Oracle's services mechanism to improve application performance and better manage clustered Oracle RAC databases. Expert Brian Peasland explains how. Continue Reading
SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer tracks and analyzes wait time in database server processes in an effort to find the cause of performance problems. Version 10 adds MySQL compatibility. Continue Reading
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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
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