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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…

Log Buffer #394, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This week’s log buffer edition collects some of the insightful blog posts from Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL. Oracle: Oracle StorageTek T10000D Tape Drive achieves FIPS 140-2 Validation. Oracle is a Leader in IDC MarketScape for Global Trade Management. The Benefits of Integrating a Google Search Appliance with an Oracle WebCenter or Liferay Portal. Maintenance…

NZOUG14 Beckons

New Zealand is famous for Kiwis, pristine landscape, and the New Zealand Oracle User Group (NZOUG) conference.  The location of choice is New Zealand when it comes to making Lord of the Rings and making Oracle Lord of the Databases. NZOUG 2014 will be held 19–21 November in the Owen G. Glenn Building at the…

Log Buffer #393, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Bloggers get connected to both the databases and their readers through their blogs. Bloggers act like a bridge here. Log Buffer extends this nexus through the Log Buffer Edition. Oracle: MS Sharepoint and Oracle APEX integration. Just a couple of screenshots of sqlplus+rlwrap+cygwin+console. Say “Big Data” One More Time (I dare you!) Update OEM Harvester…

Log Buffer #392, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

It seems its all about cloud these days. Even the hardware is being marketed with cloud in perspective. Databases like Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL are ahead in the cloud game and this Log Buffer Edition covers that all. Oracle: Oracle Database 12c was launched over a year ago delivering the next-generation of the #1…

Log Buffer #391, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Oracle Open World is in full bloom. Enthusiasts of Oracle and MySQL are flocking to extract as much knowledge, news, and fun as possible. SQL Server aficionados are not far behind too. Oracle: Frank Nimphius have announced REST support for ADF BC feature on OOW today. Probably this functionality will be available in the next…