“If you’re not paying for the product, you are the product.” This doesn’t mean that if you are paying you will get a better service, but that you are paying to not receive (targeted?) advertisement. But I want ads. Quality ads. Ads that are useful. I don’t want to log in into a Hungarian hotel […]
Perhaps one of the most prohibitive aspects of cloud services is the perception that network security suffers when compared to on-premise IT solutions that keep data within direct owner control. However, industry leaders are now seeing more opportunity than ever with regard to the security capabilities of the cloud, reaffirming the technology as a force to be reckoned with in the coming years.
Database and operating system administrators are ultimately responsible for guaranteeing the quality of their organization’s information processing environments. From protecting against unauthorized access to providing 24×7 availability – “the buck stops with the support unit.” Although the database infrastructure (DB binaries, O/S, hardware) doesn’t change much, there is one component that usually changes a lot – the application. This blog post provides readers with helpful hints and tips on application change management best practices.
Oracle Appliance Manager patch bundle 2.9 (OAK 2.9) was released on February 18th, 2014 and is available for download as patch 17630388.
As always there are features, enhancements, and some bug fixes included with this release.
Join us on a short but amazingly diverse and colorful tour of the world in photos, courtesy of the amazing photographers on WordPress.com.
Now that mobile device management is making a name for itself as a primary pillar of enterprise IT, businesses and service providers alike are searching for the best way to prioritize mobility and get the most out of personal devices in the workplace. Approaches have ranged from free-form bring-your-own-device implementation to strict, software-based device management platforms and everything in between, but there is still work to be done before mobile earns its place as a must-have component of any company regardless of sector or trade.
I’m aware that in the previous article in this series I said I’d continue “in a few days” and it has now been more like 11 weeks – but finally I’ve got the time. In this article I’m going to talk primarily about Bloom filters and their impact on performance, but I’ll need to say something about the “virtual tables” and “parallel execution message size” before I begin. Take a look at this fragment of a parallel execution plan: