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Oracle database administration News
April 18, 2018
The Collaborate 18 conference will shine a light on Oracle cloud adoption and migration issues, and on the impact that such moves can have on the careers of DBAs and other IT professionals.
March 30, 2018
It wasn't the first in the cloud computing space, but Oracle is all in now. Key to the effort is a new Autonomous Database service, initially available for data warehousing uses.
January 18, 2018
Oracle and Salesforce executives deny reports of Salesforce moving on from Oracle infrastructure.
November 01, 2017
The news out of Oracle OpenWorld 2017 mostly involved updates to Oracle's cloud services. This guide pulls together coverage of the conference from several TechTarget websites.
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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
Oracle has gone all-in on cloud computing and expanded its line of cloud services in the hopes users will make the jump. But there are issues to weigh first. Continue Reading
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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
Using cloud databases is now more a matter of when than if at many companies. There's also the question of how, as Microsoft, Oracle and AWS square off against one another. Continue Reading
With various open source and commercial options available from Oracle, selecting a MySQL database can be confusing. Here's a comparison to help you decide which one makes sense for you. Continue Reading
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We've rounded up five of the most notable tip articles we published in 2017, with advice that can help make Oracle projects easier for IT teams to navigate and manage. Continue Reading
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
Using Oracle Recovery Manager for database backup and restore? Explore the Oracle backup script and command process, with options for specific scripts. Continue Reading
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TNS often poses problems for IT admins and can be difficult to navigate -- especially when it comes to an Oracle database. Here's how to avoid those common errors. Continue Reading
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
From remote databases to database migrations, this tip shows you how to create an Oracle database link and avoid potential pitfalls. Continue Reading