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Quickly create a hundred databases and users

Do you need a hundred databases and users for training etc. in PostgreSQL?

Oracle APPS DBA opening in Hyd [3+ yrs exp]

Name of the company: Remote IT Consultants, Location: Hyderabad RITC is currently looking for a Junior  APPS DBA with SSO integration  for one of our prime fortune 500 US Client. Required Experience: New position for a Jr Oracle APPS DBA resource. Experience administering Oracle  10g / 11g / 12c database Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)  . Experience […]

Swiss Postgres Conference 2015

At the 26th of June I had the chance to attend the second Swiss Postgres Conference at the HSR Rapperswil. It was packed with interesting sessions.

Friday Philosophy – At What Point Can You Claim a Skill?

I’ve just installed Oracle 12C on my laptop {I know, why only now?}. I went for the option to have a Container database with a pluggable database within it. {It is easy and free to install Oracle on your own home machine – so long as it is for personal use only and you are singed up to OTN (which is also free) }.

Log Buffer #429: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition gathers a wide sample of blogs and then purifies the best ones from Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL.



Note to self because it’s just one of those date/timezone-related topics which just doesn’t seem to stick…

Epoch/Unix time – See

Unix time (also known as POSIX time or erroneously as Epoch time) is a system for describing instants in time, defined as the number of seconds that have elapsed since 00:00:00 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), Thursday, 1 January 1970,

OTech Magazine – Summer 2015

OTech Magazine - Summer 2015 OTech Magazine issue Summer 2015 is the eighth issue of OTech Magazine – the independent Oracle technology magazine – . Our contributors are the best of the best of the Oracle atmosphere.

RAC buffer states: XCUR, SCUR, PI, CI

In RAC, blocks are copied across instances by the Global Cache Service. In single instance, we have only two status: CR for consistent read clones where undo is applied, and CUR for the current version that can be modified (then being a dirty block). I'ts a bit more complex in RAC. Here is a brief example to show the buffer status in Global Cache.
SCUR: shared current

I connect to one instance (I have a few singleton services. service ONE is on instance 3 and service TWO is on instance 1)

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