This Time What Happens in Vegas Won’t Just Stay in Vegas: Join Us at the Modern Service Experience Mar 31–Apr 2 By Stephen Fioretti

With fast moving technologies in mobile and social, ever changing, blending and new interaction channels and rapidly change customer expectations, it’s more difficult than ever to deliver great customer service....
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HP and Oracle: 2 Big Fish Play Nice Together

Sometimes the big boys play nice with one another, like Adobe and SAP. This week, HP and Oracle are playing nice — or at least their technologies are. This is the tech world, after all, and vendors...
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SQL Developer: Viewing Trace Files

Just a quick plug for looking at raw sql trace files via SQL Developer. There is a nice Tree View: Which can be expanded: Also summary view of statistics, filterable: And a list view, filterable and...
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Exadata Documentation Available

Please join me in welcoming the Exadata product documentation to the internet. It’s been a long time coming, but glad it’s finally made an appearance! By: [author-name] This article was...
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Everything I Needed to Know About Enterprise Manager I Learned at Collaborate 2015

Collaborate 2015 at the Mandalay in Las Vegas is just around the corner and the sheer amount of Enterprise Manager focused content is phenomenal!  Oracle partners and power users around the world come...
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Delivering Enterprise Mobile Applications Webcast

Please join us for a discussion around opportunities and challenges around delivering enterprise mobile applications. We will have product management and an oracle partner who has been successful in creating...
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Real time sql monitoring – bulk bound statement

Moving through some observations of an ongoing investigation tackling the easiest ones first. Previously I observed the slow execution of a recursive delete of statistics history but coming not from MMON...
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COUNT STOPKEY – NVL

Yesterday I mentioned issues with a recursive delete operation on statistics history. This is a quick illustration of the last points I made on that post regarding the lack of a COUNT STOPKEY optimisation...
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ERP’s Data Quality Myth

Back in the 1960s, 70s and 80s, the mainframe was king. For those users not lucky enough to have a console enabling data entry directly to analog/magnetic tape, good integration meant keeping your box...
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Understanding vs Resolution – Statistics History Cleanup

Today I helped resolve a problem quickly but to the detriment of my understanding of exactly what was going on and why. And as part of the quicker resolution, I had to destroy the evidence which would...
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