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Oracle 9.2.0.8 Released, Major Bug Fixes

I was looking for known issues under 10.2.0.2 (which are notoriously hard to find by searching MetaLink) and came across this note that mentioned 9.2.0.8. Looking up patch number 4547809 on Oracle’s FTP site (use your MetaLink credentials to log in), I see that it was released for Windows 32/64-bit, HP/UX 64-bit, and MVS (!) overnight:

New STATSPACK Methodology (part 1)

Recently, I was doing some performance analysis for one of our clients, using STATSPACK and found that they were not using a consistent method for control. STATSPACK was installed on most instances but some instances had scheduled cron jobs for STATSPACK gathering, while others had dba_jobs. In addition, there was no cleanup implemented for some of the instances. This situation led me to think about finding a consistent, integrated and simple way of setting up and configuring STATSPACK.

Doing something about the SysAdminDay DBA snub

Today is SysAdmin day, don’t you know. Right up until last year, DBAs were included in this global movement to celebrate systems administrators. The Internet Wayback Machine gladly shows us how the site looked last year, clearly including DBAs right in the home page. This year? No mention of us!

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