I saw this from an Oracle account manager who I deal with.
Oracle’s regional price lists are based on a constant Dollar based price list, and these are usually recalculated at the beginning of each financial quarter. Given the recent sharp decline in the £ against the $, I’m expecting an increase of roughly 15% for Oracle’s next financial quarter, beginning September.
For illustration, a single Oracle DB EE license has a current GBP list price of £31,597. Based on the constant Dollar price list and today’s exchange rates, this price should be £36,862.
Something I presented recently during an Oracle Database 12c Performance Management and Tuning class. Hints are a double-edged sword; they may do more harm than good. What if hinted SQL comes from an application that you as the DBA in charge can’t modify? You can tell the Optimizer to ignore that nasty hint.
In a CDB since we have multiple pluggable databases sharing a set of common resources, we can prevent multiple workloads to compete with each other for both system as well as CDB resources by using Resource Manager.
Let us look at an example of managing resources for Pluggable Databases (between PDB’s) at the multitenant Container database level as well as within a particular PDB.
The same can be achieved using 12c Cloud Control, but displayed here are the steps to be performed at the command line using the DBMS_RESOURCE_MANAGER package.
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Our team had been planning a partner meeting in Europe for some time. I usually look to make sure that I can combine partner meetings, with customer meetings and some events to make the trip as efficient as possible. I was lucky enough that the UKOUG Database SIG was having an event on June 28th and…