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Porus Homi Havewala
Follow /1 Aug 2014 at 4:20am / Oracle

What is Enterprise Manager Snap Clone? – Part IV

We are continuing our discussion of the new Enterprise Manager Snap Clone capability. I talked about the " CloneDB " database capability, and how DBAs have been using this capability since Oracle Database 11.2.0.3 to create copy on write “thin...
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Kellyn PotVin
Follow /31 Jul 2014 at 10:44pm / Oracle

Using ASH Analytics to View Blocked Sessions

When concurrency is the crippling factor in a database performance issue, often I’m told that viewing blocked sessions in Enterprise Manager is difficult.  The query behind, along with flash image generation in any Enterprise Manager can take considerable...
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karen.r.morton
Follow /31 Jul 2014 at 3:57pm / Oracle

Understanding Optimizer Statistics and Keeping Them Simple - Part 3

Last time, in Part 2 , I reviewed Oracle's automatic statistics gathering mechanism using the DBMS_STATS package to collect statistics on tables and indexes when to collect statistics based on "staleness" the appropriate starting...
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DuncanDavies
Follow /31 Jul 2014 at 2:48pm / Oracle

Help Please! The UKOUG Partner of the Year awards

We’d really appreciate your help. But first, a bit of background: The Partner of the Year awards is an annual awards ceremony held by the UK Oracle User Group. It allows customers to show appreciation for partners that have provided a service...
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Steven Feuerstein
Follow /30 Jul 2014 at 4:14pm / Oracle

Hiring for a New Team: Oracle Database Evangelists

I have been given the honor of building a new team at Oracle: Oracle Database Evangelists . The Oracle Database Evangelists team is responsible for helping users fully leverage their investment in Oracle Database and to promote the use of Oracle Database...
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