IOUG’s Collaborate 14, is star-studded this year with the Pythian team illuminating various tracks in the presentation rooms. It’s acting like a magnet in the expo halls of The Venetian for data lovers. It’s a kind of rendezvous for those who love their data. So if you want your data to be loved, feel free to drop by at Pythian booth 1535.
With this post, I would like to share one tip related to SLOB Logical I/O testing when you need to find out the maximum “Logical read (blocks) per second” your “benchmark” is capable of.
The tip is the rule number two, but let’s describe the well known rule number one first.
A new minor release of Oracle Application Express (APEX) has been announced yesterday.
Version 4.2.5.00.08 is now available for download.
Check out the accompanying documentation for new features and bugs fixed in this release.
You may also find interesting reading Joel's blog posting about Apex 4.2.5.
Aaron Lazenby, Editor at Oracle’s Profit Magazine interviewed Pythian Founder, Paul Vallée this week to discuss the growing risk of internal threats to IT.
Thank you all those who attended my 8:30 AM session at Collaborate 14 "Should You Drop Indexes in Exadata" (Session 316). I will appreciate receiving your feedback and giving it on the IOUG website and mobile app.
Here are material I presented. I have the slides here; but I suggest you download the paper as it is more standalone in nature.
We're delighted to announce that Longreads is joining the Automattic family.
Despite the fact that fair warning was given to Windows XP users several months before Microsoft announced that it would terminate support services for the outdated operating system, a large number of businesses continue to use it. Citing security concerns, database administration services have urged these professionals to make the transition to Windows 8.1.