I received in the post today a copy of an Oracle Magazine that I’m missing from my collection. It was sent to me by Kim Berg Hansen from Denmark. Check out his blog. I owe him a beer at the UKOUG conference in Birmingham later this year in December. This now means that I have a copy of every Oracle Magazine from July 1998 right up to the current Avengers special editions. Plus other editions with a few gaps going back to 1992.
It is evident and beyond doubt now that the new media technologies like Twitter and Facebook are not going to wipe-out the blogs, rather they are complimenting each other very nicely and it seems they were made for each other. This Log Buffer Edition enhances this match, and presents you Log Buffer #272. Oracle: It [...]
After completing your Oracle VM and Oracle VM Manager installation (see my previous blog posts here) you are ready to start your friendship with Oracle VM technology. However to make your life and experience even more enjoyable I would suggest you to follow a few simple steps listed bellow. Configure Public Oracle YUM and install [...]
There’s something about this time of year that always makes me wistful for the good old days—the simpler times, if you will—when all that mattered were family, friends, and a whole lotta blogging about everything under the sun. I miss those days, don’t you?
Fear not, my fellow blogging friends. We’ve got you all covered today with a theme that will make you want to stop time and write about everything in your lives until you can’t write anymore.
I was in a discussion recently about how to estimate the size of a bitmap index before you build it, and why it’s much harder to do this for bitmap indexes than it is for B-tree indexes. Here’s what I wrote in “Practical Oracle 8i”: