Tag: Oracle

Issues with Oracle Secure External Password Stores

Simon Pane, Pythian Database Consultant, Illustrates how to properly lock-down and harden scripts that use Oracle Wallets and Secure External Password Stores (SEPS).

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Securing Oracle Monitoring and Backup Scripts

Simon Pane, Pythian Database Consultant, demonstrates how to secure backups and monitoring scripts using an Oracle Wallet and Secure External Password Store.

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Log Buffer #457: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Fahd Mirza, Pythian Database expert and Oracle ACE, brings the best parts of Oracle MySQL and SQL Server right to your doorstep in this week’s roundup.

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Log Buffer #456: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Fahd Mirza, Pythian Database Consultant and Oracle ACE, provides you with a round-up of everything you need and need to know in the world of Oracle, MySQL and SQL Server blogs.

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Oracle RAC Scalability: Slides from Oracle OpenWorld 2015

Christo Kutrovsky revisits his OOW 2015 presentation and explores the type of challenges that come with scaling an application horizontally via Oracle RAC.

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Log Buffer #455: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Fahd Mirza, Pythian database expert and Oracle ACE, explains why there is no better way to enjoy the holidays than to kick back and soak in the best of Oracle, MySQL and SQL Server from around the globe! Seriously, where else would you rather be?

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Is Oracle Smart Flash Cache a “SPOF”?

Maris Elsins, Lead Database Consultant at Pythian, Oracle ACE & OCM, explores whether the failure of a solid-state device used by Oracle Smart Flash Cache affects the availability of the database.

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ASM Internals: Tracking Down Failed ASM Reads

Stefan Knecht, Pythian Solutions Architect, encountered some issues while mapping ASM allocation units (AU) to database extents. It’s not easy to find a clear cut solution, but he’s done some digging to make your life easier.

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Log Buffer #453: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Fahd Mirza, Pythian Database Consultant and Oracle ACE, presents this weeks Log Buffer Edition digging deep into the world of Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL to bring you some of the best blog posts around the web.

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How to Decipher Oracle Internal Datatype Storage

Jared Still, Principal Consultant and Oracle ACE explains why Oracle doesn’t always provide all the information you need as a DBA. Here’s one example and how to work around it with Oracle data type storage.

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