Category Archives: Oracle

UKOUG Operating System and Storage Event – 28th May

Just a quick note to say the call for papers is open for the UKOUG Operating System and Storage Event in Birmingham on the 28th May. To quote the website, “This event will cover Linux and Solaris Administration, Storage and Network Administration, Virtualisation and Engineered Systems. UKOUG Operating Systems & Storage Event takes place in Birmingham on […]


UKOUG Operating System and Storage Event – 28th May was first posted on March 27, 2014 at 10:30 am.
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Oracle Memory Troubleshooting, Part 4: Drilling down into PGA memory usage with V$PROCESS_MEMORY_DETAIL

If you haven’t read them – here are the previous articles in Oracle memory troubleshooting series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. Let’s say you have noticed that one of your Oracle processes is consuming a lot of private memory. The V$PROCESS … Continue reading

Oracle Midlands : Event #2 Summary

The second Oracle Midlands event took place last night. The most important part of the evening was the opportunity to win an Oracle Press teddy bear. Oh yeah, there were a couple of talks too… I was planning to arrive early and go for a quick drink with my dad, but the Birmingham traffic put […]


Oracle Midlands : Event #2 Summary was first posted on March 26, 2014 at 9:34 pm.
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C14 OakTable World Las Vegas

OakTable Network will be holding its OakTable World for the very first time during the COLLABORATE conference.

VirtualBox 4.3.10

VirtualBox 4.3.10 has been released. The downloads and changelog are in the usual places. At the time of writing, the link to the Windows version seems to be broken, but the Mac, Oracle Linux and Fedora versions are there. Happy upgrading! Cheers Tim… Update: Probably best to wait a while before downloading this new version. […]


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Diagnostics

Here’s a little test you might want to try. Examine the following script, and decide what sort of symptoms you would see in the AWR report. I don’t need anyone to tell me their results – but if your predictions and the actual results match then you can give yourself a pat on the head. […]

Diagnostics

Here’s a little test you might want to try. Examine the following script, and decide what sort of symptoms you would see in the AWR report. I don’t need anyone to tell me their results – but if your predictions and the actual results match then you can give yourself a pat on the head. […]

Min/Max

One of my most-repeated observations about trouble-shooting Oracle is that things break when you start combining features. Here’s an example that demonstrates the point. It’s possible to create “descending” indexes – or indexes with descending columns, as I prefer to call them, and there’s a special “min/max range scan” optimizer operation for a particular kind […]

Min/Max

One of my most-repeated observations about trouble-shooting Oracle is that things break when you start combining features. Here’s an example that demonstrates the point. It’s possible to create “descending” indexes – or indexes with descending columns, as I prefer to call them, and there’s a special “min/max range scan” optimizer operation for a particular kind […]

Watch for Pythian Speakers at Collaborate 14

This year COLLABORATE 14 is being held at The Venetian and Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, April 7-11. Some Pythian folks will be attending and speaking at the event, so be sure to watch for their presentations: Session Date Start Time Session Room Session Title Presenter Name April 9, 2014 8:30 AM Level 3,…