un is shining and the warm wind is blowing and bringing in new and novel ideas for the technology blogs and database are no exception. From the SQL Server to MySQL and up to Oracle, blogs are bubbling with warm and cool blog posts and we present you the pick of the week in this Log Buffer #228 edition of Log Buffer.
An ideal summer day is when the sun is shining, the warm sunshine refreshes your body, the light breeze becomes naught with your hair, the birds sitting on intoxicated leaves smile at you, and you to top all of that you get the latest hot issue of the Log Buffer. Yes to put cherry on your cake, Log Buffer #227 is here.
In your hands, the new edition of Log Buffer is smiling and it wants your undivided attention, because it is full of selected simmering yet cool blog posts from around the blogistan of database arena. Enjoy the Log Buffer #226.
I’ve been so amazed by the community response to my requests over the past few days that I just HAD to blog about it. In this post I’ll cover Oracle MIX and Suggest-a-Session voting, my very first experience and approach to the event, and special thanks to those who showed their support.
Are you considering Oracle Exadata as a data warehousing or consolidation solution for your organization? Before you go any further, be sure to join Alex Gorbachev, Oracle ACE Director & Pythian CTO at noon tomorrow (EST) as he outlines where Oracle Exadata is the best fit.
In this follow up post: I’m going to provide notes and diagrams as well as answer questions from my web cast on Oracle 11G SCAN – RAC SIG. Let’s get into it….
March of bloggers goes on and so is the unstoppable production of the blog posts. It’s getting more exciting week after week watching the new and old bloggers adding spice to the database blogosphere. This edition of Log Buffer brings some of the simmering and scintillating posts from around the globe in Log Buffer #225.
No, this isn’t a re-post of my earlier blog about bug 1233183.1. We’ve found a fun new bug that seems to be specific to our poor standalone ASM instances when upgrading from Oracle Grid Infrastructure 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206.
We have a client that runs an application that, for whatever reasons, does NOT like daylight saving time. For that reason, the Oracle server is kept in Eastern Standard Time and does not change with the rest of the eastern United States when DST begins and ends every year. They accomplish this with a custom /etc/localtime file. However, they left /etc/sysconfig/clock set to “TZ=America/New_York,” which would prove fateful as I shall point out.
Summer’s here, and that means it’s time to start thinking about Oracle OpenWorld 2011. Pythian’s plans are well underway. We have been busily planning since March, have submitted a number of abstracts on all sorts of topics: Exadata, ASM, GoldenGate, ADR, ASM, many based on real world experiences with Pythian clients. Some have been accepted, but we’re hoping for a few more and we’re asking Pythian fans to vote for our sessions on Oracle Mix.