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August 13, 2020
The new Autonomous JSON Database is an attempt by Oracle to specifically support customers who only want document database capabilities and not a full multimodel database.
July 08, 2020
Oracle has added Dedicated Regions to its Cloud at Customer managed service. Now customers can consume all of Oracle's cloud-based services on premises, the company says.
September 16, 2019
Oracle introduced new cloud and on-premises deployment options for its namesake database and automated cloud service as Oracle OpenWorld 2019 got underway.
November 27, 2018
A new Microsoft Azure SQL Database Managed Instance service seeks to span the gap between cloud and on-premises systems. Meanwhile, Oracle also has cloud plans of the data kind.
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Oracle Autonomous Database can automate routine administrative and operational tasks for DBAs and improve productivity, but migrating to the cloud has its share of issues. Continue Reading
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A well-planned consolidation strategy can help overcome Oracle database sprawl. But there are different ways to consolidate your databases, each with pros and cons. Continue Reading
This handbook examines Oracle Database performance management trends and offers insight and advice on using performance monitoring and tuning tools in Oracle systems. Continue Reading
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Oracle DBAs can use features in Oracle Enterprise Manager under database licenses. But third-party tools may aid efforts to monitor and tune database performance. 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