CIO: New Hybrid Storage Solutions

Many Enterprises today are grappling with a dramatic increase in the amount of data they need to manage and store. And with the ongoing growth of mobile applications, social media, and big data and analytics...
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Quick Links to Helpful Literature on Oracle Database In-Memory Column Store.

I’m surprised to find that Google is not cleanly ranking the helpful set of blog posts by Oracle’s Maria Colgan on the Oracle Database 12c In-Memory Column Store feature so I thought I’d...
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OTN APAC 2014 : Tokyo – Day 1

Day 1 of the Tokyo event started with a taxi ride over to the conference venue. The traffic was not as bad as I expected, based on the stuff you see on TV. Does that mean TV has been lying to me all this...
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EM12c, Rel. 4, OMS and OMR Health, Part II

There are a large number of “moving parts” when performance tuning or trouble shooting an Enterprise Manager environment.  The new EM performance features, (available in release 12.1.0.4)...
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OLTP Compression, Drop Column, Partition Exchange

With Basic Compression, you cannot drop a column. create table t1 (col1 number ,col2 number) compress; table T1 created. alter table t1 drop column col2; SQL Error: ORA-39726: unsupported...
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An interview with enterprise mobility lead Luc Bors

We're on a roll in interviewing Oracle customers who specialize in enterprise mobility. Following on from my interview of Andrew Paterson and Simon Canil, this time I've taken the opportunity to interview...
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The Importance of the In-Memory DUPLICATE Clause for a RAC System

With the INMEMORY clause you can specify 4 sub-clauses: The MEMCOMPRESS clause specifies whether and how compression is used The PRIORITY clause specifies the priority (“order”) in which the...
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Gartner Tries to Protect Its Magic Quadrants

Gartner really doesn’t want to lift the veil of secrecy surrounding its Magic Quadrant (MQ) reports. The research firm is challenging many of NetScout’s requests for information about its business...
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The Cloud UX Lab

There’s a post over on VoX about a OAUX new lab at Oracle HQ, the Cloud UX Lab. Jeremy Ashley, VP, in the new lab, image used with permission. Finished just before OOW in September, this lab is...
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The Cloud UX Lab

There’s a post over on VoX about a OAUX new lab at Oracle HQ, the Cloud UX Lab. Jeremy Ashley, VP, in the new lab, image used with permission. Finished just before OOW in September, this lab is...
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