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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.
July 21, 2011
The UPMC health network faced several data replication software challenges when ramping up its disaster recovery site.
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April 21, 2009
Software analyst Curt Monash discusses the new Oracle Exadata product line, which includes the Oracle Exadata Storage Server and HP Oracle Database Machine. In this podcast, learn about Exadata's pros and cons, how it compares to similar products ...
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Oracle Recovery Manager offers advantages over user-managed database backups. It's important to know the right commands to begin several different kinds of backups. Continue Reading
Oracle RMAN (Oracle Recovery Manager) is a utility built into Oracle databases to automate backup and recovery; it includes features not available in third-party backup tools. Continue Reading
Hot data backups are the standard for most database backups, as users can stay online while they are performed. But the technology has risks, such as a performance impact. Continue Reading
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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
While RMAN is typically used for Oracle backups, it is possible and sometimes necessary to use a different backup method. Continue Reading
Oracle Recovery Manager not only handles underlying maintenance tasks, but increases database backup and recovery performance. Continue Reading
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Using Oracle Recovery Manager for database backup and restore? Explore the Oracle backup script and command process, with options for specific scripts. Continue Reading
There are lots of reasons for the failures that cause downtime in Oracle enterprise performance management systems. Consultant Eric Helmer offers tips on how to protect against them. Continue Reading
Read how Oracle Flashback Transaction Query can eliminate the need to use Log Miner to reconstruct database transactions. 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
As more companies move to the cloud, it's important for DBAs to know both the good and the bad about managing Oracle cloud database systems before they take the plunge and migrate. Continue Reading
Database expert Michael Abbey explains what's needed to ensure that your Oracle physical standby databases are vetted and work properly. Continue Reading