Reflections of a DBA
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Michael Abbey | Released: May 20, 2018, 11:08 pm
It’s mid-1986, and this kid is out of college with his computer programming diploma and other credentials. I have just spent six months enjoying yet more COBOL/JCL programming on Amdahl mainframes with CICS and TSO … yes, dinosaur acronyms from the 1980s.
Exadata Storage Maintenance
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Andrew Meade | Released: May 15, 2018, 7:50 am
Managing an Exadata Server is a great way to jump from being a normal DBA to great DMA (Database Machine Administrator), and get into the nitty-gritty details of storage administration. This tip will share some Exadata Storage maintenance jobs, how to manage them and at which logs to look.
Collaborate 2018 – IOUG Forum Takeaways
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Michelle Malcher | Released: May 4, 2018, 9:41 am
Once again, we find ourselves on the other side of COLLABORATE 2018 – IOUG Forum. Back to work we go, bringing new information and our learnings from the previous week back to our respective day-to-day roles.
Using ZFS Storage Appliance with Exadata: Match Made in Heaven
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Umair Mansoob | Released: April 20, 2018, 9:05 am
Many Exadata customer faces a common dilemma when it comes to additional storage options for their Exadata environments, especially for backup and recovery of their large databases.
Sharding Database Infrastructure Horizontally - Sharding Oracle – Part III [Testing Oracle Sharding]
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Nassyam Basha | Released: April 16, 2018, 7:08 am
We will walk through the remainder of the setup - post the initial deployment. The main purpose of this article is to test and demonstrate that the data is indeed being distributed across the shards.