Tag: Oracle

My Agenda for AUSOUG Conference in Perth

There is a very strong Oracle Community in Perth, Australia. I admire many Perth based Oracle User Group volunteers who year from your organizing a great Oracle event. This year it isn’t an exception. I just spent 30 minutes going through the program and I should say the lineup of speakers is very impressive. Here’s the schedule.

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Oracle Direct NFS Configuration File Explained

While Oracle tech folks doing their best to explain meaning of not so many DNFS configuration file (oranfstab) parameters I still find an official description a bit confusing. Therefore I decided to share my understanding of the DNFS configuration parameters in hope that it will help someone or if my understanding is wrong someone corrects me :) So, if I am wrong please please please feel free to leave comments.

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Log Buffer #292, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition is once again here, packed with rocking and rolling blogs from the database world. Log Buffer#292 comprises of select few posts from Oracle, MySQL and the SQL Server. Enjoy.

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Oracle E-Business Suite News from OpenWorld 2012

I always followed all Oracle OpenWorld happenings through blogs, but this is the first OpenWorld that I physically attended. The blog post from Michael Abbey on tips for OOW first timers was a godsend for me. This helped me to navigate OOW like a pro. This is what I checked out..

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DNFS: wtmax = /proc/fs/nfsd/max_block_size

This is one of those posts that you find via google using an error message for direct hit search. If you didn’t reach this post that way I would advise you to stop reading here. If you are still reading then you (as I did) faced error messages below and got frustrated as it isn’t obvious what exactly Oracle means by wtmax/fsinfo/rt/rtp/wt/wtp etc. It all has been very confusing to me as I am Oracle DBA and still need to learn a lot on system administration level side of things.

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Adaptive Log File Sync: Oracle, Please Don’t Do That Again

Disclaimer: much that follows is pure speculation on my part. It could be completely wrong and I’m putting it out there in the hopes that it’ll eventually be proven one way or the other.

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Log Buffer #291, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

While Flex Baumgartner was jumping from the outer space, bloggers of database technologies were adventuring into the vistas of new technologies and sharing their experiences through their blogs. This Log Buffer Edition jumps right into the middle of database blogosphere and brings you Log Buffer #291.

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Amazon RDS – Prime Time? Time Will Tell

A client of ours is just getting started with Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) and I wonder as time marches on how popular this cloud solution is going to play out for them and Amazon as a valid/useable service offering.

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Adding Networks to Exadata: Fun with Policy Routing

Follow these steps when setting up interfaces in a policy-routed Exadata system, they should be helpful.

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Log Buffer #290, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition once again touches upon the bold and best blog posts from the wide world of Oracle, MySQL and SQL Server. This Log Buffer #290 is all about ideas and their implementation and much more.

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