Fedora 21 : Oracle 11g and 12c Installations

Fedora 21 has arrived and it’s now delivered in three focussed flavours (Workstation, Server and Cloud). This of course resulted in the usual articles from me. Fedora 21 (F21) Installation Oracle...
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The Increasing Role of ERP in Customer Experience and B2B E-Commerce

A Guest Post by Justin King, Oracle Principal Sales Consultant (pictured left) When most people in the e-commerce industry discuss the digital B2B buyer, they often talk about the consumerization...
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Parse Time

Here’s a little query I wrote some time ago to see where my time went while running a query. It’s nothing sophisticated, just one of those simple things you can do with v$active_session_history...
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Riga Dev Day 2015

Over the weekend I booked my flights and hotel for the Riga Dev Day on January 22nd. It’s my first time in Latvia, so I look forward to seeing everyone out there! Cheers Tim.. Riga Dev Day 2015 was...
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Oracle ACE Program : Thanks Folks!

As you will know from my previous post, I picked up the “UK Speaker Award” at UKOUG Tech 14. I’ve already  done a bunch of thank you messages, but I’d just like to take a minute...
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UKOUG Tech 14 : Monday

The day started with a taxi ride into New Street station to get the 06:01 train to Liverpool Lime Street. I was a little dissapointed that the train was a sprint train, so there were no tables and no power...
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Cardinality Change

Here’s an entertaining little change across versions of Oracle, brought to my attention by Tony Hasler during UKOUG Tech 14. It’s a join cardinality estimate, so here are a couple of tables...
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Announcing XtremIO Performance Engineering Lab Report: Facts About Redo Logging And NAND Flash.

I invite you to please read this report. NAND Flash is good for a lot of things but not naturally good with write-intensive workloads. Unless, that is, skillful engineering is involved to mitigate the...
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Field Service Management Top Ten: Talking the Talk by Tori Ballantine

As with any industry, there is a lot of lingo involved when talking about field service management. Don’t worry if you don’t know all of the terms: we’re here to help. Here is a glossary of the top...
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Join Us For a Networking Event at UKOUG

Join us for an informal networking event alongside Rittman Mead on Monday December 8th during UKOUG. We will be discussing how to leverage data to drive your organization’s success. Come meet with peers...
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