Tag: Oracle

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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Why Locking Oracle Accounts is a Bad Idea

Oracle DBA and Consultant Stefan Knecht discusses how Oracle handles a failed login attempt when an account is locked, and in turn, why locking these accounts is a bad idea.

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Log Buffer #452: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition covers top Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL blog posts of the week.

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How to Troubleshoot an ORA-28030 Error

ORA-28030: Server encountered problems accessing LDAP directory service. Cause: Unable to access LDAP directory service. Action: Please contact your system administrator.   There are many reasons for causing this error when you are trying to login to the database with…

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