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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.
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Oracle Autonomous Database is a cloud-based technology designed to automate many of the routine tasks required to manage Oracle databases, which Oracle says can free up database administrators (DBAs) to do higher-level and more strategic work. Continue Reading
The job duties of database administrators will likely change in organizations that use Oracle Autonomous Database Cloud, but in ways that are beneficial, according to Oracle. Continue Reading
The Oracle Database Security Assessment Tool is free software that checks the security of databases. Here are the steps involved in using DBSAT to collect data and create reports. Continue Reading
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Oracle Database 18c is really another version of 12c Release 2 with a different name. It doesn't contain major new features, but it does expand functionality in various areas. Continue Reading
Oracle Database 12c's built-in Unified Auditing feature streamlines the database auditing process, including creation and implementation of audit policies. Here's how that works. Continue Reading
High availability features are critical to reducing unplanned downtime on Oracle databases. Database manager Ashish Kumar Mehta shares the causes of downtime and how to resolve them. Continue Reading
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Most organizations can't afford any downtime on their Oracle systems. Here's how to move RAC databases to new server nodes and still stay up and running in an Oracle cluster. Continue Reading
From remote databases to database migrations, this tip shows you how to create an Oracle database link and avoid potential pitfalls. Continue Reading
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
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Database administrators are usually concerned with backing up their databases. But they should spend more time focusing on database recovery as part of the backup process. Continue Reading
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