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Some of you might have experimented with, or used Oprofile, ltrace/strace, Systemtap, and wished you could look further into the userland process, like dtrace does, because dtrace allows you to profile and look into a process’ function calls.
I'm teaching the Oracle Database 11gR2: Security course this week.
During the auditing module, students are asked to enable auditing, and then configure to send audits to syslogd. The steps are simple: tell the database to send audits to OS; tell the database to flag the audits as a specific syslog facililty and level. These two items are in the initialization parameter file, and you restart the DB after making the change.
I will be presenting a free Webinar, brought to you by ODTUG, on Tuesday, July 17, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PDT. I will be talking about and demonstrating SQL and PL/SQL caching techniques that will considerably improve the performance of your queries and programs. The Webinar will cover the following five features:
Here’s a little thing that Dan Morgan mentioned to me some time ago. It’s a little routine from a package (owned by sys) that appeared in 22.214.171.124 that gives you some idea of the mess hidden behind a query that uses views. The procedure is dbms_sql2.expand_sql_text and takes two (CLOB) parameters, an IN parameter that is the text you want expanded, and an OUT parameter that is likely to be a long and messy piece of text. Rather than say any more, here’s an example of usage:
Have you ever felt that the optimizer was persecuting you by picking plans at random ? Perhaps you’re not paranoid, perhaps it’s part of Oracle Corp’s. master plan to take over the world. If you look closely at the list of hidden parameters you’ll find that some details of this cunning plan have leaked. In 10.1.0.2 Oracle created a new parameter _optimizer_random_plan with the description “optimizer seed value for random plans”. Who knows what terrible effects we may see when the default value of this parameter changes.
The UK Oracle User Group has revealed the shortlisted Partners for this year’s Partner of the Year Awards which features Oracle suppliers in a variety of areas including awards such as; E-Business Suite; Public Sector and Innovation Partner of the Year. We are pleased to announce that Scale Abilities has been shortlisted for Database Partner [...]
The headline articles for the July/August1996 edition of Oracle Magazine was on how to balance security and communication in a distributed world, extending Oracle power objects applications and automating Oracle tuning Oracle articles included:
Stated requirement from the forum:
To have a foreign key to a parent table only when the status in the child table is a certain value whilst allowing for rubbish and NULLs in the child’s fk column when the status is not ACTIVE.