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Oracle database installation, upgrades and patches News
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.
October 25, 2018
Early users are kicking the tires of Autonomous Database, attracted by Oracle's pledge that the cloud technology will automate database administration chores.
August 09, 2018
Oracle launched a transaction processing version of Autonomous Database, a cloud-based platform that automates configuration and management of Oracle databases.
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.
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This handbook looks at what Oracle Autonomous Database offers to Oracle users and issues that organizations should consider before using the automated cloud service. Continue Reading
Database administrator Brian Peasland outlines the process of creating users in an Oracle Multitenant environment and details new views in the Oracle data dictionary. Continue Reading
Once you've created pluggable databases in an Oracle Multitenant system, the next step is to connect applications to them so they can be used. Here's how to do that. Continue Reading
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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
Oracle consultants offer tips and advice on upgrading databases, including new considerations created by the annual release schedule that Oracle is now following. Continue Reading
Oracle Database 19c is the last update to the 12c Release 2 line of Oracle's database software. This handbook examines its new features and potential reasons to upgrade. 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
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
The time to upgrade your Oracle database to the 12c version is now, DBA Brian Peasland says. And it's easy to do via the command line in Oracle's Database Upgrade Assistant. Continue Reading
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Karen Brownfield shows the advantages of using Patch Wizard for Oracle EBS and how to use the Applied Patches, File History and Register Flagged Files components. Continue Reading
Hoa Pham explains the importance of extracting metadata from HFM into Excel and how to track the changes as you redesign your HFM consolidation. Your existing metadata can be a big advantage. Continue Reading
Suffering from database sprawl? You might want to try Oracle Database 12c for database consolidation to ease management and infrastructure costs. Continue Reading