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Using PL/SQL to run the SQL tuning Advisor in 11gR2

Using PL/SQL to run the SQL tuning Advisor in 11gR2

In the article we will have a look at the steps to invoke and run the SQL Tuning Advisor using the interface of the PL/SQL packages provided by Oracle. The SQL Tuning Advisor can be run in an alternative way using the OEM 12c Cloud Control interface. We will not cover the OEM 12c CC interface.

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May 7, 2016 Posted by | oracle | Leave a comment

Star Transformation in 11gR2

Star Transformation in 11gR2

 In the article we will review the prerequisites for the CBO to perform a star query transformation. We will use the SH samples schema. We will look at two cases with and without a bit map join index. Continue reading

May 4, 2016 Posted by | oracle | Leave a comment

Using the SQL ACCESS Advisor PL/SQL interface

Using the SQL ACCESS Advisor PL/SQL interface

In the article you will have a look at an example of using the SQL Access Advisor PL/SQL interface to obtain the access path and object structures change recommendations.

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March 2, 2016 Posted by | oracle | Leave a comment

Configuring Fast Start Failover

Configuring Fast Start Failover

In the article you will have a look at an example of configuring Fast Start Failover (FSFO). Oracle 11gR2 has been used. The configuration is based on server zeus running the PRA database and server Apollo running the STBY2 database. The STBY2 is the standby database.

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March 2, 2016 Posted by | oracle | Leave a comment

Session failover using Data Guard 11gR2

Session failover using Data Guard 11gR2

In the article we will see the session failover using an Oracle 11gR2 Data Guard. The feature is available since Oracle 11gr2 when the services become a CRS resource. The software used is Oracle RDBMS 11gR2. There are two nodes zeus running the PRA primary database and a STBY1 standby database and apollo running the STBY” standby instance. We will demonstrate a connection failover of a connection to a service on the primary while transitioning the STBY2 standby database open as an ADG as a new primary.

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March 2, 2016 Posted by | oracle | Leave a comment

Packt’s $5 eBonanza returns

Packt’s $5 eBonanza returns

Following the success of last year’s festive offer, Packt Publishing will be celebrating the holiday season with an even bigger $5 offer.

From Thursday 18th December, every eBook and video will be available on the publisher’s website for just $5. Customers are invited to purchase as many as they like before the offer ends on Tuesday January 6th, making it the perfect opportunity to try something new or to take your skills to the next level as 2015 begins.

With all $5 products available in a range of formats and DRM-free, customers will find great value content delivered exactly how they want it across Packt’s website this Xmas and New Year.

Find out more at www.packtpub.com/packt5dollar

December 31, 2014 Posted by | oracle | Leave a comment

2014 in review

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The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 120,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 5 days for that many people to see it.

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December 29, 2014 Posted by | oracle | Leave a comment

The best deals from Packt Publishing

This month marks 10 years since Packt Publishing embarked on its mission to deliver effective learning and information services to IT professionals.

To celebrate this huge milestone, Packt is offering all of its eBooks and Videos at just $10 each for 10 days – this promotion covers every title and customers can stock up on as many copies as they like until July 5th. Please visit Packt Publishing here.

July 1, 2014 Posted by | oracle | 2 Comments

Upgrade OEM Cloud Control 12cR1 no BP1 on OEL 6.1 to OEM Cloud Control 12cR4 on OEL 6.5 – Download

Upgrade OEM Cloud Control 12cR1 no BP1 on OEL 6.1 to OEM Cloud Control 12cR4 on OEL 6.5 – Download

In the article you will have a look at the steps and guidelines for upgrading OEM Cloud Control 12cR1 no BP1 on OEL 6.1 to OEM Cloud Control 12cR4 on OEL 6.5. This initial configuration is described here. The OMR is Oracle 11.2.0.3 database. Looking at the certification matrix on MOS you will notice that platforms are certified and supported.

You can read online from here or download Upgrade OEM CC 12cR1 on OEL 6.1 to OEM CC 12cR4 on OEL 6.5

June 25, 2014 Posted by | oracle | 1 Comment

Upgrade OEM Cloud Control 12cR1 no BP1 on OEL 6.1 to OEM Cloud Control 12cR4 on OEL 6.5

Upgrade OEM Cloud Control 12cR1 no BP1 on OEL 6.1 to OEM Cloud Control 12cR4 on OEL 6.5

In the article you will have a look at the steps and guidelines for upgrading OEM Cloud Control 12cR1 no BP1 on OEL 6.1 to OEM Cloud Control 12cR4 on OEL 6.5. This initial configuration is described here. The OMR is Oracle 11.2.0.3 database. Looking at the certification matrix on MOS you will notice that platforms are certified and supported.
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June 25, 2014 Posted by | oracle | 1 Comment

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