Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Jonathan Gennick | Released: December 11, 2018, 12:34 pm
Lists are an essential aspect of technical writing. They are easy to create, yet many authors go wrong and end up with suboptimal presentation of their content. Are you using the right kinds of lists in your writing?
A DBA’s Journey to APEX: From Napkin to Application In a Single Weekend
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: James Czuprynski | Released: November 16, 2018, 8:40 am
The frenetic pace of application development in modern IT organizations means it’s not unusual to demand an application be built with minimal requirement gathering—literally, from a napkin-based sketch—to a working first draft of the app within extremely short time frames—even a weekend!—with produc
Cloning a Remote Database (non-CDB and PDB) with minimal downtime – No GoldenGate/DataGuard Required
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Sushil Motwani | Released: November 5, 2018, 3:05 pm
With 12cR2 version of the Oracle Database, one has the ability to clone a database (also known as hot-cloning) without the restriction of read-only or downtime on the source. Also, hot-cloning can be achieved without an existing backup of the source.
The Future of DevOps: Predictions for 2019
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Kristin Fields | Released: October 23, 2018, 8:10 am
The term DevOps – or the methodology that promotes closer collaboration between development and IT operations teams – was coined nearly 10 years ago by Patrick DeBois. In this article from DBTA, IT execs share their predictions on DevOps in 2019.
Looking Outside Your Discipline
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Jonathan Gennick | Released: October 19, 2018, 8:40 am
It’s easy in the tech world to value deeper and deeper expertise on increasingly arcane topics. We build self-images and reputations around expertise on the finer points of technology and sometimes miss the greater gains to be had.