Sometimes, it’s humongous revolutions. Most of the time, it’s itsy bitsy evolutionary steps. Today’s hack definitively sits in the second category, but I have the feeling that it’s a little dab of abstraction that is going to provide a lot of itch relief.
When I was in high school, my practical arts teacher asked us to create a miniature of a structure. This meant looking at the blueprints of an existing structure and using it to create a small replica. I thought that this would be a great opportunity to learn more about reading blueprints and understanding what…
Personal highlights from Collaborate 2013 in Denver. Discussion of networking with old and new friends, technical sessions (performance forecasting and multi-block read internals) and the Pythian RAC Attack class.
Like in love there is no precondition, there are no limits held when it comes to the labor of love called blogging. Lovingly, this Log Buffer edition brings you some more roses from the database arena.
I was recently playing with an Oracle XE database. The main benefit of Oracle XE is that it can be used free of charge.
MAbbey’s musings on Monday at COLLABORATE13
MAbbey’s musings and thoughts about Sunday at COLLABORATE13
MAbbey’s journey to COLLABORATE13; a dissertation on the pains and fortunes of traveling with our beloved Air Canada and more …
The goal of SQL Plan Management is to provide a consistent execution plan regardless of changes made to the database environment. While consistency is great in the face of changes to an environment, it is important not to miss out when changes would improve the runtime execution. SQL Plan Management has three components that meet this goal.
One of the things I love about my career (Oracle DataBase Administrator) , is how fragile it is on a day in and day out basis. I can say with certainty that every day I turn on my laptop to start working can be my last day working as a DBA. This is not because…