Oracle DBA tools
- April 04, 2016
In a session at Collaborate 16, database architect Ziaul Mannan will reveal the ways DBAs are being overlooked as potential executives and how to prove internally that DBA skills translate well to IT leadership roles.
- 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.
- June 11, 2015
Release 5 of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c adds new features for managing hybrid cloud environments. Oracle hopes OEM 12c R5 will help interest large companies in using the cloud.
- April 30, 2015
John Matelski, an IT executive and current president of the Independent Oracle Users Group, makes bringing out the leadership skills of DBAs and other technical staffers who are IOUG members a priority.
- October 17, 2014
Oracle has changed its policy on DBA certifications, retiring older ones and requiring database administrators to get current on Oracle Database versions or lose their active status.
- June 05, 2014
Oracle announced Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 4, an upgrade that offers new features for managing both enterprise stacks and private clouds.
- March 28, 2014
Access articles, interviews and videos that highlight the latest news from the Oracle user groups conference Collaborate14.
- October 07, 2013
SearchOracle editors David Essex and Mark Brunelli review the biggest headlines from Oracle OpenWorld 2013.
- August 20, 2013
Alex Gorbachev, CTO of database consultancy Pythian, says he was expecting the Multitenant feature of Oracle 12c to cost more. Here's why.
- July 03, 2013
Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) 12c R3 continues to be a tool focused on Oracle products. That's good for Oracle customers, but limits OEM's reach.
- 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.”
- February 08, 2012
Oracle Advanced Analytics is the company’s newest announcement around data analytics, a market that Oracle seeks to blanket with products.
- October 25, 2011
The Oracle NoSQL database is mainly an attempt to satisfy existing Oracle Database customers interested in big data on the side, experts say.
- September 26, 2011
New features of Toad for Oracle include more automated code analysis, allowing read-only access to production databases and reporting across all managed databases.
- May 27, 2011
Here is a sample chapter from Oracle Database 11g R2 High Availability, a new book from Oracle Press.
- May 27, 2011
Scott Jesse, senior manager for Oracle RAC customer support, discusses Oracle Database 11g Release 2 High Availability, a book he co-wrote this year.
- September 24, 2010
Quest Software has released beta versions of two new Toad tools for Oracle users that focus on Java development and NoSQL cloud databases.
- May 25, 2010
Learn about the options for third-party tools for Oracle databases and why Oracle third-party tools are growing in popularity.
- May 11, 2010
Quest has released Toad Extension for Visual studio, a new database schema provider to improve Oracle database development.
- April 14, 2010
Speaking to a gathering of open source database users, Oracle's chief architect said the company remains committed to MySQL.
- October 22, 2009
Oracle has shipped 38 database fixes affecting 21 products in its most recent Oracle Critical Patch Update (CPU), including three critical security patches for its core database.
- October 21, 2009
Toad Product Manager John Pocknell talks about Toad for Oracle 10 in this podcast, discussing its new features, how it can be used by both DBAs and developers and more.
- October 15, 2009
Toad for Oracle product manager John Pocknell discusses what Oracle DBAs and developers can expect in the new Toad for Oracle 10.
- September 22, 2009
Oracle made no major architectural enhancements to the 11g R2 database, but it made some useful changes and added some clunkers, too.
- November 14, 2007
Oracle Database 11g's new features were designed to combat the latest and most prevalent information management problems, according to one Oracle executive speaking at OpenWorld.
- September 21, 2007
Oracle SQL Developer is offering a new tool that lets users migrate data from Microsoft and MySQL databases to Oracle.
- January 31, 2007
Oracle developers are still talking about their favorite PL/SQL editing and debugging tools, and their opinions aren't confined to just Toad and SQL Develper.
- October 24, 2006
DBAs won't face demise in the face of greater automation, but their roles are certainly going to change a great deal, says a speaker at Oracle OpenWorld.
- March 14, 2006
Oracle's newly released free SQL Developer could spell trouble for Quest Software Inc.'s popular Toad for Oracle software.