December 10: AXA HCM Cloud Customer Forum

Join us for an Oracle HCM Cloud Customer Forum on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time / 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time.  AXA had multiple core HR systems across the globe,...
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UKOUG Tech14 : It’s nearly here…

I’ve literally just picked up my train tickets for Monday’s trip to Liverpool for UKOUG Tech14! I’m only going to be there for Monday, so I’ve got a lot to pack in. I’ll...
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Upgrades

I have a simple script that creates two identical tables , collects stats (with no histograms) on the pair of them, then executes a join. Here’s the SQL to create the first table: create table...
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Oracle Midlands : Event #7

The line-up for the Oracle Midlands Event #7 has been put on the website. You can see the details here. Unfortunately I won’t be able to make it as I’ll be at the Riga Dev Day in Latvia....
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OTN APAC 2014 : Beijing Interviews

While we were in Beijing on the OTN APAC Tour, some of use were asked to do some media interviews. You can see them here: Me Francisco Munoz Alvarez Bjoern Rost I don’t like seeing myself on video,...
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Physical IO on Linux

I posted a fair amount of stuff on how Oracle is generating IOs, and especially large IOs, meaning more than one Oracle block, so > 8KB. This is typically what is happening when the Oracle database...
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Line Numbers

One of the presentations I went to at the DOAG conference earlier on this month was called “PL/SQL Tuning, finding the perf. bottleneck with hierarchical profiler” by Radu Parvu from Finland....
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The mess that is fast-refresh join-only Materialized Views

Every now and then you come across a feature or a combination of features which has turned into such a dog’s dinner that you wonder how many people can possibly be using it. This week – fast...
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The mess that is fast-refresh join-only Materialized Views

Every now and then you come across a feature or a combination of features which has turned into such a dog’s dinner that you wonder how many people can possibly be using it. This week – fast...
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Agents Management Via EM12c Release 4 Console

I’m going to take a break from the OMS/OMR Performance pages and jump over to the Agents page in release 12.1.0.4.  You can access this page from the Setup menu drop down in EMCC: Main Agent Management...
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