Join Pythian at Oracle OpenWorld 2016

Find out information on Pythian’s Oracle OpenWorld speakers, and details about our annual blogger meetup.

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Oracle Service Secrets: Migrate Transparently

In the third post in this series, Bjoern Rost, Principal Consultant at Pythian, explains how to migrate transparently using Oracle services.

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GoldenGate 12.2 Big Data Adapters: Part 5 – MongoDB

In part five of his series on GoldenGate 12.2 Big Data Adapters, Gleb Otochkin, Principal Consultant and Certified Oracle Expert at Pythian, tests the Oracle GoldenGate Adapter for MongoDB taken from the Oracle Data Integration project.

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What’s Eating My Database? Where to Focus Performance Efforts Using Oracle AWR

Jared Still, Pythian Principle Consultant and Oracle ACE, explains how to determine the periods of highest activity using Oracle AWR.

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Oracle Service Secrets: quiesce tactically

In the second post in this series, Bjoern Rost, Principal Consultant at Pythian, explains how to temporarily disable connections during maintenance with the help of services.

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GNU Screen Utility for DBAs

Gleb Otochkin, Principal Consultant and Certified Oracle Expert at Pythian, explains how to use the GNU Screen utility for DBAs.

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Oracle Service Secrets: Group and Filter

Bjoern Rost, Principal Consultant at Pythian, discusses adding services to your Oracle database to increase manageability and performance.

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The rlwrap utility for DBA.

I spend most of my time as a DBA in linux terminal and sqlplus. Everybody who works with oracle sqlplus knows about its power, but also about its limitations. For many years I have used the rlwrap utility developed by…

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How to install a brand new Exadata X5 (Part 1)

When you buy an Exadata machine, you can ask Oracle to proceed with the installation or let some brilliant DBAs like the one at Pythian to do it :) I will then present in this blog how to install a brand…

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ASM 12c : How to Rename a Diskgroup

Fred Denis, Pythian Oracle Database Expert, explains how to rename a diskgroup.

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