Author: Michael Abbey

COLLABORATE16 IOUG – Call For Papers

There’s so many ways to proceed To get the knowledge you need One of the best Stands out from the rest COLLABORATE16 – indeed! Why not be part of the show By sharing the stuff that you know Got something…

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Trust and confidence from Pythian

Recently I “inherited” some new responsibilities at work. It’s not the first time during my 11 or so of the last 16 years at Pythian. Throughout my employ at Pythian, I have been continually given new titles based on new…

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Michael Abbey: Still Presenting After All These Years

Michael S. Abbey’s torrid career presenting at many tech events over the past 25 years. Until the end of 2014, you can catch him on 2 continents at another 4 events.

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COLLABORATE minus 3

Musings about COLLABORATE, the 9th version of which is happening in Las Vegas USA from April 7-11 2014.

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MM-DD or DD-MM?

Musings about expressing dates using MMDD or DDMM.

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Nothing to Blog About? Think Again!

Suggestions about how to proceed if you are just getting started with blogging or searching for topics to blog about.

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Table recovery with rman in Database 12c

A quick look at table-level recovery with Database 12c including sample script and output.

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Database 12c: What’s New with Data Pump? Lots.

Oracle Data Pump appeared with release 10gR1 and has been a best friend for Oracle techs ever since. It offers so much more than traditional export/import, but do not let it detract you from its predecessors for even a second. This article offers an introduction to some of the new stuff in 2cR1.

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Dear Abbey: “I Want to Write a Technology Book”

On September 27 2013, Oracle Database 12c: Install, Configure & Maintain Like a Professional from Oracle Press is hitting the streets. This is the work of four seasoned Oracle database authors including yours truly. With contributing author work having been handled…

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Oracle Database 12c: Network Recovery in RMAN

Over the past 8 months, I have had the pleasure of working on a soon-to-be-released update for our popular Beginner’s Guide for Oracle Database 12c. Many of the new 12c features have fascinated me and my peers. I have thirsted in particular for the following handful of rman enhancements that are bundled with Database 12c…

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