I got a really surprising error message today when setting up a new data guard standby database.
I created a standby controlfile as usual and placed it on a common NFS share accessible also to the new data guard host:
While recently reading the latest Microsoft Azure updates, I found that we could try some VM’s from Azure Marketplace for free, even without any Azure subscription account. The feature is called “Azure test drive”. I found it interesting and decided to give a try, and see what it could offer. Here I am going to share my “driving” experience with the service.
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You might be thinking “
href="https://connormcdonald.wordpress.com/2016/05/13/those-pesky-dates-as-strings/">Nothing is more frustrating that encountering a string column that is full of dates”. But there is something worse than that.
style="font-weight: 400;">It won’t be too long before we’re touching down in New York City to attend another
style="font-weight: 400;">Cloud Computing Expo
style="font-weight: 400;">, June 7-9 at the Javits Centre.
As demonstrated in the first post in this series, the default size for Table Partitions is to start with an I nitial8MB Extent. The fourth post demonstrated how to resize a Partition that has already been created and populated.
Developing a solid business case for going to a conference is not always easy. Most of the time the company culture dictates the succes-rate of your attempt. The necessity for your own development is of great importance to you but is most of the time not the prevailing factor for the company. So how to convince your manager that it is of vital importance for the company that you will attend the conference ? One of the drives for writing this blog is of course the AMIS-conference on June 2-3 in 2016, but reasons for going to a conference is of all times.