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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.
July 02, 2012
Dell plans to acquire Quest Software, maker of the Oracle Database development tool Toad. End users said Dell could improve Toad and adapt it for larger tech trends like “big data.”
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Systems admin Brett Curtis proved the value of Oracle Enterprise Manager to Idexx. He uses EM for monitoring and he wants to move on to provisioning. Continue Reading
This guide examines the benefits and drawbacks of Oracle in-memory tools, offering insights from experienced users, analysts and experts. Continue Reading
Dell Toad is pushing itself into business intelligence and now has an edition to support Oracle's big Exadata appliance. Continue Reading
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An Oracle DBA describes how he uses Oracle ADDM to resolve SQL performance problems. ADDM is his go-to tool for finding problem SQL statements. Continue Reading
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Deleting database rows can create small data gaps that lead to slower table scans. Find out how to use Oracle segment space management to fix this. Continue Reading