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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.”
November 29, 2011
Michael McLaughlin, author of Oracle 11g & MySQL 5.6 Developer Handbook discusses the benefits of keyword querying and more in this interview.
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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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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
Most Oracle databases don't need access to the network. So creating Oracle fine-grained access control for network services will help security. Continue Reading
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