12.1.0.2 Introduction to Zone Maps Part II (Changes)

In Part I, I discussed how Zone Maps are new index like structures, similar to Exadata Storage Indexes, that enables the “pruning” of disk blocks during accesses of the table by storing the min and...
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Percona Live London 2014

Percona Live London takes place next week from November 3-4 where Pythian is a platinum sponsor—visit us at our booth during the day on Tuesday, or at the reception in the eveningl. Not only are we...
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Metric Thresholds and the Power to Adapt

Metric thresholds have come a long way since I started working with OEM 10g.  I remember how frustrating it could be if an ETL load impacted the metric values that had to be set for a given IO or CPU...
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A World View

I’ve mentioned this before, but I thought I would show something visual… The majority of my readers come from the USA and India. Since they are in different time zones, it spreads the load...
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IBM, Twitter in ‘Landmark’ Enterprise Analytics Deal #IBMandTwitter

Tweet this — enterprise software met social media today in one of the first major business partnerships of its kind.  IBM and Twitter have joined forces in the red-hot enterprise analytics software...
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Deploying a Private Cloud at Home — Part 7

Welcome to part 7, the final blog post in my series, Deploying Private Cloud at Home, where I will be sharing the scripts to configure controller and computer nodes. In my previous post, part six, I...
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OTN APAC Tour 2014 : It’s Nearly Here!

In a little less than a week I start the OTN APAC Tour. This is where I’m going to be… Perth, Australia : November 6-7 Shanghai, China : November 9 Tokyo, Japan : November 11-13 Beijing,...
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How to Use Hadoop as a Piece of the Big Data Puzzle

It's easy to become overwhelmed by the growing volume, velocity and variety of big data. While it can be the key to uncovering profitable insights and answering complex questions, many organizations struggle...
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From Data to Action

Featuring 30 articles from researchers and practitioners in data science, marketing, and other fields, the report offer guidelines on making good use of information and turning it into profitable behaviors.Request...
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Best Practices in Data Management for Big Data

This paper discusses capabilities and techniques for optimizing SAS Data Management products for big data. It demonstrates how SAS supports Apache Hadoop technologies, including details on the various...
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