Oracle database performance problems and tuning
- October 25, 2018
Early users are kicking the tires of Autonomous Database, attracted by Oracle's pledge that the cloud technology will automate database administration chores.
- 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.
- 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.
- November 29, 2011
Determining the root cause of an Oracle application performance problem might take you far, far outside the inner sanctum of Oracle database and applications.
- October 03, 2011
Facebook MySQL database administrator (DBA) Rob Wultsch tells Oracle OpenWorld attendees to “keep it simple, stupid” and gives tips for preventing DBA burnout.
- June 15, 2011
Oracle Database performance can get a boost from newer Exadata and Exalogic server appliances, but the database design must still be good.
- December 30, 2008
Oracle analysts weigh in with advice for improving Oracle database security and upgrading to new Oracle applications in 2009.
- April 06, 2007
Part of the SearchOracle.com Lessons Learned series, this week's lesson covers Oracle performance tuning basics.
- January 17, 2007
Oracle Database expert Brian Peasland explains why he has little use for the planned XML upgrades in Database 11g and offers advice for DBAs hoping to get certification.
- December 12, 2006
The latest version of Oracle's flagship DBMS offers a host of XML-related upgrades.
- November 29, 2006
One of the best resources SearchOracle.com offers is our collection of learning guides. They're a perfect education tool for the beginner who's just getting started with Oracle or the seasoned professional looking to attain expert status. We've ...
- August 31, 2006
Performance tuning -- keeping your database and SQL queries running quickly and smoothly -- is one of the most important and demanding tasks for an Oracle DBA. This special report compiles analysis, tips and expert advice to help you meet your ...
- August 22, 2006
Let's find out what how much you really know about Oracle security.
- August 15, 2006
Users respond to a recent column touting the merits of Sybase on Linux over Oracle as a database management system (DBMS). Some say Sybase is easier to manage; others claim Oracle is more stable and more powerful.
- June 20, 2006
Companies need to do more to reduce the amount of database downtime resulting from both planned and unplanned events, a new IOUG survey finds.
- March 14, 2006
Oracle's newly released free SQL Developer could spell trouble for Quest Software Inc.'s popular Toad for Oracle software.
- December 15, 2005
A new tool from Wily Technology Inc. aims to bridge the technological divide between applications managers and DBAs.
- April 07, 2005
Performance tuning expert Gaja Krishna Vaidyanatha wants to help DBAs who suffer from what he calls "Compulsive Tuning Disorder" (CTD). Vaidyanatha, owner of consulting firm DBPerfMan.com and an author of ...