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April 26, 2018
A picture of steady but not rapid migration to the cloud by Oracle users emerged at Collaborate 18, with database vets saying it's wise to be selective on what to move.
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.
October 25, 2017
Oracle is employing a new autonomous database as part of its drive to the cloud. The technology relies on machine learning, but the actual effect is more evolutionary than revolutionary.
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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 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
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
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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
Database administrators can use Oracle's services mechanism to improve application performance and better manage clustered Oracle RAC databases. Expert Brian Peasland explains how. Continue Reading
Jochen Demuth of MicroStrategy shares three best practices for the Oracle In-Memory Database. The MicroStrategy best practices come from Demuth's experience as a beta tester working closely with Oracle on the In-Memory Database. 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
The heat map tool and Automatic Data Optimization features in Oracle 12c should help Oracle database shops improve data storage and compression. Continue Reading