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Linux users may need experts to reinforce malware detection functions

Enterprises using Linux operating systems to run servers or desktops may want to consider hiring specialists to prevent actions initiated by the "less" command. 

In addition, Linux users should also be aware that they have been targeted by a dangerous cyberespionage operation that is believed to be headquartered in Russia. If these two threats go unacknowledged, enterprises that use Linux may sustain grievous data breaches. 

Data management challenges, concerns for health care companies

Volume and velocity are two words analysts are associating with health care data, motivating CIOs to assess the scalability and security of their current database infrastructures. 

Oracle AWR Reports: When IOStats Lie

If you’ve been unfortunate enough to follow my dithering on Twitter recently you’ll know that I’ve been lurching between thinking that there is and isn’t a problem with Oracle’s tracking of I/O statistics in its AWR reports.

Platform Migration and Database Upgrade from Oracle 9i to Oracle 11g using GoldenGate

Let us look at an example of using Oracle Golden Gate to achieve a near zero (not zero!) downtime for performing an upgrade from Oracle 9i ( to Oracle 11g ( as well as a platform migration from Solaris SPARC to Linux X86-64.

With no downtime for the application we have performed the following tasks:

ORA-01122: database file 22 failed verification check

Today when I tried to restart my test database I got strange but known error. rgb(240, 240, 240); border: 1px dashed rgb(204, 204, 204); font-family: arial; font-size: 12px; height: auto; line-height: 20px; overflow: auto; padding: 0px; width: 450.828125px;">SQL> startup ORA-32004: obsolete and/or deprecated parameter(s) specified ORACLE instance started. Total System Global Area 5344731136 bytes

How to store SQL Server data files in Azure Storage

A new functionality, introduced with SQL Server 2014, enables to store data files from a SQL Server database in Windows Azure Storage. In this posting, I will show how it works.


Fusion Middleware Attack

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Editors’ Picks of the Year: Notable Reads on

Our editors dove into the archives to resurface top posts published on this year, from personal essays to comics, and photography to fiction. Here’s a glimpse of what you published — and what the community especially loved — in 2014.

Oracle data transform using analytic lag row_number case

So I needed to transform this source data:

New Cookbook: Oracle Linux 6 Update 5 within an Oracle VM Template

I’ve posted a new installation cookbook for using Oracle within a virtual machine running on Oracle VM.

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