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    Ever wonder how all that storage you purchase is being used? You're not alone. Many organizations find it difficult to understand their soaring storage budgets. This is usually due to the lack of visibility into the various management domains, ...  Continue Reading

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  • Top five data management buzzwords

    We know the alphabet soup of IT acronyms can get confusing, so we've gathered a short list of the top data management terms you need to know: customer data integration, corporate performance management, master data management, Software as a Service ...  Continue Reading

  • Oracle instance tuning techniques

    Oracle professionals know that you must optimize your database by tuning global parameters before detailed application tuning can proceed. This excerpt from the best-selling book "Oracle Tuning: The Definitive Reference" reviews proven techniques ...  Continue Reading

  • SQL analytics: A self-service model

    SQL analytics is one of the best-kept secrets of the Oracle database. It represents the latest advancement in the evolution of delivering powerful analytic capabilities to end users. This article reviews a brief history at attempts to deliver ...  Continue Reading

  • Oracle RAC performance tuning

    Oracle's Real Application Clusters (RAC) is the most robust and complex of all Oracle environments, and the inter-instance communications makes RAC tuning especially challenging. This book excerpt provides expert tips and techniques used by ...  Continue Reading