Tag: Oracle

IOUG Collaborate 2013 Wrap-Up

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.

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Log Buffer #315, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

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.

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Trying Out S-ASH: Historical Performance Data for the Under-Licensed

I was recently playing with an Oracle XE database. The main benefit of Oracle XE is that it can be used free of charge.

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COLLABORATE13 Day Two

MAbbey’s musings on Monday at COLLABORATE13

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COLLABORATE13 Day One

MAbbey’s musings and thoughts about Sunday at COLLABORATE13

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A Look at SQL Plan Management

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.

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Log Buffer #314, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

It is an industry norm, supported by analyst researches, that blogs are the best informal medium to share the information.  This unique medium provides readers with increased leverage in negotiating the hard turns in their technological lives. Log Buffer makes…

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Which Partitions Does the SQL Statement Access?

This is a short blog post on how one can prove that a particular partition of the table or index is accessed by a specific query.

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COLLABORATE 13 à la Pythian

Like many previous IOUG/OAUG/Quest shows, Pythian will be in Denver next week!

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Meet Pythian’s Oracle Apps Experts at Collaborate 13!

There’s a rare event happening next week: All three of Pythian’s Oracle Apps tech leads will be in the same place. Vasu Balla, Maris Elsins, and recently-minted Oracle Ace Director Yury Velikanov will all be at Collab 13 this year. Since we’re a globally distributed, round-the-clock team, this is not something that can happen very often.

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