Re-Adding a Database to the AWR Warehouse Without Losing Historical Snapshots

There may be a reason that one needs to re-add a database to the AWR Warehouse.  This is a new opportunity for me to learn and offer assistance, but I’m working off the grid to figure out a solution....
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Strategies for Minimising SQL Execution Plan Instability

Execution Plan Instability – What is the problem? The Oracle Optimizer is a complex piece of software and with every release it becomes more complex. RBO In the beginning, the Optimizer was rule-based. The...
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Is Salesforce For Sale?

Did you hear the one about Salesforce.com selling itself to a competitor? It’s not a joke, at least according to news reports that sent shock waves through the technology world Wednesday. The company...
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Whitepaper: Oracle Database 11g and 12c Consolidation and Workload Scalability with EMC XtremIO 3.0

This is a just a quick blog post to direct readers to the best Oracle-related paper detailing the value EMC XtremIO brings to Oracle Database use cases.  I’ve been looking forward to the availability...
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Not Exists

This whole thing about “not exists” subqueries can run and run. In the previous episode I walked through some ideas of how the following query might perform depending on the data, the indexes,...
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ASH Data and How Sizing an AWR Warehouse Can be Mitigated

When sizing the AWR Warehouse, one of my requirements is to have certain reports for a sampling of databases that will source the AWR Warehouse. This report provides me the right information to create...
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Modern Customer Experience Metrics by David Lanning

As organizations evolve on their roadmap to a modern customer experience, they are adopting new business processes and technologies that allow them to support the needs of the connected customer. As a...
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Oracle Commerce Cloud Partner Strategy: Helping Customers Reimagine Commerce

A Guest Post by Katrina Gosek (pictured left), Director, Oracle Product Management, Commerce Cloud In recent blog posts you heard from Ken Volpe and Ian Davis about our vision and strategy for Oracle...
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Cloud is the Must-Have / Best Choice Option at Solairus Aviation

For many organizations, moving to a public cloud is an “unavoidable reality of doing business in the 21st century” rather than a choice says Tony Kontzer in an article in Search Financial...
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Email Marketing Is Dead? Long Live Email Marketing?

As a stand-alone application, email marketing is all but dead. As an integral part of a robust CRM system, email marketing is not only alive but also thriving. For the past five years or more, email...
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