Database Administrators (DBAs) often activate their Standby Database for testing purposes – the end result is that post activation, the Standby Database must be recreated. While testing I realised faster methods to save time, is to take a Standby Database backup post activation – then once the test is complete – restore the Standby Database…
It is generally accepted that service definition is required in RAC environments.
However, the concept of Services was made available in 8i --- predating RAC. Services can be defined in non-OPS / non-RAC / non-MultiTenant / MultiTenant environments. A single PDB in a 12c MultiTenant database can host multiple services.
There are a host of new features in Dbvisit Replicate 2.8. In the next few blogs I want to share with you some of the features that we worked on. Some will be large changes, some small changes. As I mentioned last week, this release has been a long time coming. Let’s dive into some…
Folks that have read my blog for very long know that I routinely point out that Intel Xeon processors with fewer cores (albeit same TDP) get more throughput per core. Recently I had the opportunity to do some testing of a 2-socket host with 6-core Haswell EP Xeons (E5-2643v3) connected to networked all-flash storage. This post is about host capability so I won’t be elaborating on the storage. I’ll say that it was block storage, all-flash and networked.
It’s time to announce the 4th episode of Gluent New World webinar series by James Morle! James is a database/storage visionary and has been actively contributing to Oracle database scene for over 20 years – including his unique book Scaling Oracle 8i that gave a full-stack overview of how different layers of your database platform worked and performed together.
For a business to become optimally successful, it absolutely must incorporate a quality life-cycle management system.This begs the question:Why do so many vendors miss the mark when it comes to providing the necessary updates and enhancements?Developers and software companies should embrace their respective ALM systems as their staunch allies; and progressive IT organizations stay well ahead o