Tag: Oracle

Insync12 Melbourne’s End Heralds a Beginning

Pythian was at Insync12 in Melbourne and your’s truly presented two sessions on Exadata, one dealt with the overview of the machine while answering the justification of the beast, and the other tried to demystify the working of DBRM with the IORM within Exadata. It was a great two days of technical fun was packed with nifty tricks, cool tips, strengthening of knowledge and sharing of it in an exquisite way.

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Log Buffer #282, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Blogging is the way to express an idea in an informal way by a person, who has either worked with it, or planning to work with it, or has seen it at work. In databases, ideas are the foundations of everything, and these Log Buffer Edition is presenting ideas from bloggers in Log Buffer #282.

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IOUG Oracle RAC SIG Board Officer Nominations are Open!

If you are looking to kick start your community contributions or looking to volunteer more than what you already do, I have an awesome suggestion for you — nominate yourself to serve as an IOUG Oracle RAC SIG Board Officers volunteer. Find out more here.

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Pythian at Oracle OpenWorld 2012: Speaking Sessions

Pythian is pleased to announce our speaking schedule at this year’s Oracle Open World 2012! Here are the speaking sessions that we will be participating in, including one session that we will be co-presenting with our friends at Harvard Business Publishing.

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Pythian Speaking at Insync12 in Melbourne

This Australian conference represents the climax of Technology, Development, and Applications users in one go. As icing on the cake, mobile technology and telecommunications will also feature during this scintillating saga of expertise and sharing of knowledge.

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Log Buffer #281, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

The Log Buffer Edition is one-stop joint to know about the latest blog entries regarding the database technologies like Oracle, MySQL, and SQL Server. Enjoy this Log Buffer #281.

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Cursor: Pin S Wait on X in the Top 5 Wait Events

When a new cursor is given to Oracle to execute, it first needs to check if there is already such cursor in the Shared Pool, so we will not need to go to the expensive process of a hard parsing it again. To check this quickly, a hash value is generated from the text of the SQL .

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Log Buffer #280, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition is sparkling with fresh and budding blogs. This Log Buffer #280 is is encompassing Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL blogs. Please give your feedback in the comments. Enjoy

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Log Buffer #279, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

In a typical organization, all work together to bring out a common good for the outside world. It’s interesting to see how all of these entities blog about technology, and there is more and more interest shown by managerial technologists about databases. This Log Buffer Edition appeases their appetites. Enjoy!

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SNAPSHOT CONTROLFILE Isn’t Just a Backup Copy of a Control File Anymore

Recently I have troubleshooted failing RMAN backups in a 11.2.0.2 RAC environment. The backups failed with the error message “ORA-00245: control file backup operation failed”. The solution for the issue is simple. Here it is!

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