As you know, thresholds for flash/fast recovery area (FRA) usage are set internally in a database to 85 and 97 per cent, and there are no ways to change the thresholds — at least none that are supported by Oracle. This might work fine in most cases, but being aware of changes in FRA usage can sometimes be helpful. You can then contact your DBA and suggest verifying your database’s settings.
I am happy to announce that, thanks to all the volunteers’ hard work and Oracle Technology Network’s support, RAC Attack is going to be part of the Oracle OpenWorld 2013 conference in less than a month’s time.
This Log Buffer Edition starts with an awesome post by Dana Pylayeva from Rakuten LinkShare, a long term Pythian client, about her deep and insightful reflections about security. And as usual, it also brings together all the sparkling gems of Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL. Enjoy!
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.
Data Guard Broker in #DB12c introduced a new command, VALIDATE DATABASE, which tremendously lightens the process of information gathering to make sure role change operations succeed. It is very helpful in the case of RAC database usage in Data Guard configuration.
PalominoDB is proud to be the first company participating in a matching donation challenge for the Ada Initiative.Palomino will match up to $500 of donations in the next 24 hours, until 3pm PDT August 20th (20:00 UTC August 20). The Ada Initiative helps women get and stay involved in open source, open data, open education,…