Author: Fahd Mirza

The 5 Best Things That Will Happen to DBAs When SQL Server Moves to Linux

Fahd Mirza, Pythian Database Expert and Oracle ACE, contemplates how SQLServer on Linux will bring positive changes the DBA role.

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Log Buffer #465: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition covers some tricks, tips, workarounds, and tech-dives covered in various blog posts from Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL.

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Bug in Ointment: ORA-600 in Online Datafile Move

Fahd Mirza, Pythian Database Expert and Oracle ACE, finds himself face-to-face with ORA-600 in Online Datafile Move.

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Log Buffer #464: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition delves deep into the realms of Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL while gathering up some nifty blog posts for this week.

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Sydney Gets New AWS Availability Zone

Fahd Mirza, Pythian Database Expert and Oracle ACE, discusses the creation of the recent AWS Availability Zone in Sydney, Australia.

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Log Buffer #463: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer is a weekly roundup of useful tips and tricks from Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL blogs.

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Log Buffer #462: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer browses through Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL spaces and brings forth some of the useful blog posts for this week.

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PRKO-2002 : Small Things, Large Shadows

Fahd Mirza, Pythian Database expert and Oracle ACE, reminds you to remember the syntax, and how small things can have a huge impact on your work.

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Log Buffer #461: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer browses through Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL spaces and brings forth some of the useful blog posts for this week.

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Step-by-Step Guide to January 2016 PSU Patch Apply on 12c Grid and RDBMS Homes in Linux

Following step by step action plan is for single instance database stored on ASM in 12.1.0.2 on Linux (OEL 6 64 bit in this case.) Step Description ETA 1 Update the OPATCH utility:   For Database home:   $ unzip…

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