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What Happens in Vegas, Doesn’t Stay in Vegas – Collaborate 14

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.

SLOB Logical I/O testing: Check if your benchmark delivers the maximum

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.

Big Data Oracle NoSQL in No Time - From 3x1 to 3x3 Topology Part 5

Big Data Oracle NoSQL in No Time - From 3x1 to 3x3 Topology Part 5

Big Data Oracle NoSQL in No Time - Expanding 1x1 to 3x1 Topology Part 4

Big Data Oracle NoSQL in No Time - Expanding 1x1 to 3x1 Topology Part 4

Oracle Application Express (APEX) 4.2.5 is now available for download

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.

Paul Vallée’s Interview with Oracle Profit Magazine

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. Paul Vallee

Collab14 Session Should You Drop Indexes in Exadata?

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.

Slides
Paper

Oracle/ SQL DBA Needed in SF Bay Area

Title: Database Administrator (DBA)
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Pay Rate: $130,000
Duration: Permanent
Openings: 1
Work status (W2/C2C): W2, no sponsorship

Purpose:

Longreads Joins the Automattic Family

We're delighted to announce that Longreads is joining the Automattic family.

Database experts contend with clients using Windows XP

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.

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