Category Archives: Oracle

Robert G. Freeman on Oracle 2015-02-18 22:28:34

In a Multitenant database,you can create user accounts within the PDB’s just like you normally would. For example this command:

SQL> show con_name


SQL> create user dbargf identified by robert;


Robert G. Freeman on Oracle 2015-02-18 01:33:49

I have received a few comments related to my posts on the deprecation of the non-CDB architecture. I must admit, I find some reactions to be a bit confusing.

First, let me be clear – I am NOT an official voice for Oracle. This is MY blog, MY opinio…

Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) in 12c and RTFM Carefully

I keep thinking I’m moving forward with this Oracle database 12c stuff, but around every corner there is another surprise. A few days ago I was setting up a demo for Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) in 12c using my existing articles (10g, 11g)….

Oracle DB12c in Docker

Docker has been making a lot of noise in the last couple of years. It piqued my interest recently when I came across a tweet saying that Oracle had recently uploaded an Oracle Linux 7 image to the Docker repository. Containers are nothing new in the Un…

VirtualBox 3.2.22

VirtualBox 3.2.22 arrived yesterday, and here was me thinking it was dead.
The downloads and changelog are in the usual places.
Happy upgrading!
VirtualBox 3.2.22 was first posted on February 13, 2015 at 1:57 pm.©2012 “The ORACLE-BA…

Let’s Talk Database Replay- Part I

Database Replay is a feature in EM12c that a lot of folks are unfamiliar with, but once they learn about it, well, now then they figure out how valuable it really is.  Where the ADDM Comparison Report comes in really handy when you want to see what ch…

Parallel rownum

It’s easy to make mistakes, or overlook defects, when constructing parallel queries – especially if you’re a developer who hasn’t been given the right tools to make it easy to test your code. Here’s a little trap I came ac…

Robert G. Freeman on Oracle 2015-02-12 01:00:00

Welcome to part three of my response to this blog entry on the deprecation notice of the Oracle non-CDB architecture. The previous blog entries are here for part one. Until now I’ve tackled these comments:
What I want to talk about is Oracle…

Oracle, please take my money!

I need to renew my Oracle Support contract. Everyone on the intertubes tells me Oracle are a money grabbing evil empire right? So it follows that they are going to be really on the case with a support renewal right?
Two days ago I wrote an email to …

Public Appearances 2015

Here’s where I’ll hang out in the following months:
11-12 Feb 2015: IOUG Exadata SIG Virtual Conference (free online event)

Presentation: Exadata Performance: Latest Improvements and Less Known Features
It’s a free online event, so …