Tag: dba

Is the DBA Career Dead?

Felipe Ferreira, Pythian Database Expert and Microsoft MVP, explains how embracing the cloud as an emerging technology doesn’t necessarily mean the end of the DBA role.

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SQL 2016 – Improve Performance with the Query Store feature: Part 1

  After playing with this great new feature for some time and speaking about it during a SQL Saturday in Montreal, I can say that I am very excited about Query Store in SQL 2016! Performance tuning is our bread and butter…

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Log Buffer #444: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition covers some blog posts of Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL from this past week.

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Log Buffer #443: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition finds and publishes blog posts from Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL.

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Oracle 12c – Adaptive Query Optimization

Scenario: A user complains that a batch job that is critical for the month end business processing is taking more time than expected. As a DBA you quickly check and identify the sql statement that is running, compare the current execution…

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Sales: Eliminating the Status Quo

The Challenging Sale Working for Pythian as a sales person is challenging, exciting, rewarding, and challenging. “But Ben you said challenging twice!” It’s not an easy job (read: challenging) because we disrupt the status quo, bringing new value to our…

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Azure cli on Mac

Microsoft Azure has a really good, intuitive GUI interface where you can do a variety of tasks. But for me, as a DBA working most of my time in command line, sometimes it’s much easier to log on and run command from…

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Autoconfig in Oracle EBS R12.2

All seasonal Oracle Apps DBAs know that Autoconfig is the master utility that can configure the whole E-Business Suite Instance. In E-Business Suite releases 11i, 12.0 and 12.1 running Autoconfig recreated all the relevant configurations files used by Apache server….

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Log Buffer #436: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition covers the top blog posts of the week from the Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL arenas.

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Log Buffer #434: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition throws spotlight on some of the salient blog posts from Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL.

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