Tag: Oracle

Sydney Oracle Meetup #5 — Oracle 11g Adoption

This meetup is focused on Oracle 11g adoption. We will have one presentation followed by (or combined with) the discussion of Oracle Database 11g release, who is using it currently – what are positive and negative moments. The presentation for this meeting is “Oracle 11g New Features Out of the Box” by Alex Gorbachev. Unlike many presentations on 11g new features, we will try to focus on a more subtle enhancements and less known new features.

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Log Buffer #147: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Welcome to the 147th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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Oracle RAC Workload Management: A Webinar by Alex Gorbachev

When I posted my RAC Workload Management whitepaper, it was downloaded by many but it turned out that not everyone has half a day to go through such level of details and, frankly, not everyone is interested in how those features are implemented. This prompted me to put together a webinar that does high level overview of available options to balance workload properly with Oracle Real Application Clusters.

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NoCoug SQL Challenge Entry

I love puzzles. So when I heard about the NoCoug SQL Challenge I felt tempted to give it a go. The Northern California Oracle Users Group (NoCoug) has challenged us to find a good way to calculate the probability of getting different sums for x throws of a n-sided die using only SQL. The probabilities for the faces of a single die are stored in a table and that’s all you need to start playing with the problem. The SQL Challenge rules can be found on the NoCoug website, along with some other relevant information.

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Log Buffer #146: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Hello and welcome to the 146th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs. I have to make this a quick one, but I hope (as always) that the links give you the highlights of this week’s blogs.

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Sydney Oracle Meetup #4 — Backups, Recovery and Disasters

SOM #4 is about Oracle backup and recovery. As usual, Pizza and drinks arrive at 5:30PM and we start the presentation at 6PM. We should be out by 8:30PM with optional post-event program. It’s Friday night in the end!

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Log Buffer #145: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Welcome to the 145th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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Install Oracle EBS 12 on a PC with Centos Linux

I go throught the steps required for Installing Oracle EBS 12 on a PC with Centos Linux

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DBD::Oracle — Better Embedded Types

Thanks to a patch from Tomas Pokorny, you can now select Oracle user-defined types directly into a Perl object. User-defined types include Object, Varray, and Table. These have been around in Oracle since 8i but have never really gained any sort of popularity for any number or reasons. With the new functionality of DBD::Oracle, selects of these objects are simple to work with in Perl. Lets take the example below for a web site that has a number of different “user” types. Lets have a look.

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Log Buffer #144: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Welcome to the 144th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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