Tag Archives: Oracle

How to configure Oracle VM manager 3.3 in a lab at home using local disks

This post was done using version 3.3 of Oracle VM Manager. Graphically things haven’t change much from version 3.2, but the configuration is slightly different and there are other improvements as well, by the way, I love the new Virtual Machine console!. I am … Continue reading

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How to install and configure Oracle Virtual Server 3.2 at home (Part 1/2)

As a DBA we do like to play with features and versions a lot, now with the release of Oracle 12c I wanted to take my virtualization system to another level 😉 I have been using VirtualBox on Linux for … Continue reading

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Exadata workshop – impressions and notes

I have read articles and specs on Exadata before, but now I have had the opportunity to assist to an Exadata Hands-On workshop. I’m writing these impressions without talking too much about the specs, they are everywhere, some links here. … Continue reading

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Benefits and consequences of the NOLOGGING option

I still find confusion out there about the LOGGING and NOLOGGING clauses when performing DML and DDL operations, the reality is that the NOLOGGING clause will work only on particular conditions, but all regular inserts,updates and deletes will still log … Continue reading

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Oracle Widgets for the Grid Control / Oracle Enterprise Manager

Oracle desktop Widgets for the Grid Control Continue reading

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Finding a locking session

How to identify lockers This article will explain about locks on rows and on objects in ORACLE. Locks on rows can cause performance problems or even impede a transaction from finishing, when there are processes running for long time we … Continue reading

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Oracle + Sun strategy – Live Webcast

Oracle now have a very broad range of products: Hardware + OS + Java + Database + Virtualization (Oracle and Sun Virtual Box), application servers, ORM, etc,etc,etc We also now that major companies loves and appreciate to talk to a … Continue reading

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