I recently was awarded the certification Oracle 12c Certified Master Database Cloud Administrator. In addition to passing the full day practical Oracle 12c OCM upgrade exam, in addition I had to pass two other exams which were the 1Z0-027 – Oracle Exadata X3 and X4 Administration and 1Z0-028 – Oracle Database Cloud Administration exams.
I recently presented a paper at the Australian Oracle User Group conference series held in Perth last week. The title of the presentation was Oracle Partitioning – Then and Now which basically looked at all the features which were introduced in Oracle Partitioning right from it’s introduction in Oracle 8.0 way back in 1997 until the eagerly awaited Oracle 12c release 2.
In this article, I’ll cover what the Oracle CUME_DIST function is and show you some examples. Purpose of the Oracle CUME_DIST Function The purpose of the CUME_DIST function is to find the cumulative distribution of a value in a list of values. The value that is returned will be between 0 and 1. The function […]
This blogpost is an introduction to Intel’s Pin dynamic instrumentation framework. Pin and the pintools were brought to my attention by Mahmoud Hatem in his blogpost Tracing Memory access of an oracle process: Intel PinTools. The Pin framework provides an API that abstracts instruction-set specifics (on the CPU layer). Because this is a dynamic binary instrumentation tool, it requires no recompiling of source code.
Wow, what an exciting time it has been here at Dbvisit with the release of the new Dbvisit Standby Version 8. It has been 2 years since the release of Version 7 and we are super excited to share the new version with you.