Tag: Oracle

Exadata “technology that most changed his life”, says Oracle ACE & Pythian DBA Fahd Mirza

Pythian’s Oracle ACE, Fahd Mirza appears in this month’s Community: Peer-to-Peer review “In With the New”, as published in the September/October 2011 issue of Oracle Magazine. Fahd states that “Oracle Exadata Database Machine” has most changed his life – changing the game, and setting very high standards of performance, support, scalability, reliability and unification. Shout out to Fahd from your peers at Pythian!

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Pythian Speaking at Oracle OpenWorld 2011

Pythian is pleased to announce our speaking schedule at this year’s Oracle OpenWorld 2011. We’re excited to be joined by our customers Western Union, and Worldwide Technologies (WWT) as we present real-world experiences and project success. If you’re attending, don’t miss the chance to hear our team of experts. Bring your toughest questions to be answered.

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Watch for Pythian Speakers at Upcoming Oracle Technology Days

t’s a busy summer at Pythian, with our continuing wave of speaking sessions at upcoming community and regional industry events. Coming to a city near you, watch for Pythian presenting hot Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server database topics.

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Log Buffer #232, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This week’s Log Buffer in its Log Buffer #232 has lumped some interesting posts together.

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Final Videos of Open DB Camp Online:

The final videos from Open DB Camp back in May in Sardinia, Italy are now online.  The full matrix of sessions, videos and slides can be found on the schedule page. Hands on JDBC by Sandro Pinna – video “MySQL…

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Why You Should Submit a Paper for an Oracle User Group Event

Just a few days ago I received a reminder email from Burke Scheld for the “AUSOUG National Conference Series – Perth 2011 – Call for Papers”. I had an event-related conversation with several Oracle guys in my professional networks and the answers I received triggered this blog post. Some of the very good Oracle professionals I personally respect said “…I am not sure what I would get out of it …” or “…I haven’t done anything exciting for the last FEW MONTHS …”. The answers I received shocked me a bit.

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Log Buffer #231, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Log Writer is busily and efficiently pumping out innumerable bytes from log buffer to online redo logs, while more and more exciting features are being added to the MySQL and the SQL Server community is getting more vibrant with each passing day, and in all this beautiful frenzy, we manage to catch some elegant blog posts from across all these Log Buffer editions and present you this Log Buffer #231.

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RMOUG 2011: Pythian Raffle Results

I’m following up on a conference almost half a year later — try to bet that! Actually, this blog post was written more than 3 months ago and was sitting in my drafts waiting the moment I understand why I really wrote it. 3 months later… I still don’t know but I thought I should share it anyway. Maybe I could at least get some comments…

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OpenWord Suggest-a-Sessions @ Oracle Mix

There has been quite a bit written about Oracle Mix Voting (let me refer to it as OMV for short) this year and I don’t think I should waste your time restating any of this. What I wanted to do is to take a step back and try to list “stakeholders” of OMV.

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Bringing Oracle OpenWorld 2011 Closer: Oracle 11GR2 SCAN Webinar this Wendsday

This is a short blog post to let you know that there is a Oracle 11GR2 Clustering Webinar is coming this week. This session is going to be presented more in-depth at Oracle OpenWorld this year. Thank to all your votes at Oracle MIX. This webinar is kind of a bit of a pre-Oracle OpenWorld warm up :)

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