Category Archives: Oracle

Oracle Midlands : Event #8

Oracle Midlands Event #8 is now confirmed and one of the speakers looks rather familiar!

Thanks again to Redgate for sponsoring the event, allowing it to remain free!
Put the date in your diary. See you there!
Cheers
Tim…
Oracle Midlands : Even…

In-memory DB

A recent thread on the OTN database forum supplied some code that seemed to show that In-memory DB made no difference to performance when compared with the traditional row-store mechanism and asked why not.  (It looked as if the answer was that almos…

Deploying Application Express with Delphix

Seamless cloning of an application stack is an outstanding goal. Seamless cloning of an application stack including the full production database, application server, and webserver in a few minutes with next to zero disk space used or configuration requ…

Riga Dev Day 2015 : The Journey Home

The morning didn’t start well. I woke up several times in the night feeling pretty bad. The combination of a cold, general lack of sleep and too much beer was not great. I don’t drink very often, so it doesn’t take much to make me fee…

Oracle on GitHub

There has been a lot of activity on https://github.com/oracle lately. Apparently a place to keep…

Riga Dev Day 2015 : The Main Event

The event was held at a cinema in a shopping mall. We even got a free popcorn ticket. Awesome! I missed the starting keynote, which was a pity because everyone said it was really cool. So my day went as follows.
Krasimir Tsonev : Using Node.js for ev…

Riga Dev Day 2015 : The Journey Begins

My first flight was 06:20, so I had to leave the house at 04:00, which meant getting up at about 03:00. Yuck!
The first flight was about 90 minutes from Birmingham to Frankfurt, with the smoothest landing I can ever remember in a plane the size of an A…

Partition gotchas

Two minor partition gotchas on partition extent sizing and on the number of partitions in an interval partitioned.
First – old news – note that initial extent size for partitioned tables changed in 11.2.0.2.
Somehow this passed me by and I …

LOB Space

Following on from a recent “check the space” posting, here’s another case of the code not reporting what you thought it would, prompted by a question on the OTN database forum about a huge space discrepancy in LOBs.
There’s a fa…

Cluster Cache Coherency in EM12c

January is winding down and RMOUG Training Days 2015 is just around the corner, taking up much of my after work hours.
With that, we are going to discuss a great performance console in the EM12c cloud control-  Cluster Cache Coherency.
Cluster Cache C…