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Log Buffer #398, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition covers some informative and interesting posts from Oracle, SQL Server and the MySQL. Oracle: If you’re not using Toad DBA Suite, it’s sometimes hard to find solutions. Somebody wanted to know how to find indexes that aren’t that aren’t indirect. Indirect indexes are those created for a primary key because a…

Log Buffer #397, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

In the spirit of Movember, the database bloggers are also chipping in with their fair share of contribution, not only with a mo but also with the blog posts. This Log Buffer Edition encompasses that all. Oracle: Will the REAL Snap Clone functionality please stand up? Oracle Linux images for Docker released. In-depth look into…

Log Buffer #396, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition lists down some of valuable blog posts from across the arenas of Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL. Oracle: OOW Recap: Industrial Innovation with IoT, enabled by Oracle Fusion Middleware and JD Edwards. PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 Update Image 9 is Now Available! – Simple and Intuitive User Interface on Multiple Devices. API…

Log Buffer #395, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition ventures out in the fields of Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL and picks some of the coolest blog posts for this week. Oracle: In Oracle, if we add a column to a table which is NOT NULL, we are allowed to do it directly, in a single statement, as long as…