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Oracle Database 12.1.0.2.0 – New Features

The world around us is changing and new stuff in the Oracle database arena is nowadays released on patch level. Although not many new features...
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Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.2) Patch Released

I just read this post by Dirk Nachbar, saying that 12.1.0.2 is now available from edelivery.oracle.com. I’ve downloaded it, so the rest of the world is now allowed to start their downloads. :)

I assume it will be available from MOS also at some point.

Cheers

Tim…

PS. It will allegedly be made available on OTN at some point in the future.

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Using the Self Service Portal with PDBaaS in EM 12.1.0.4

Following on from my earlier blog post on setting up Pluggable Database as a Service (PDBaaS) in EM 12.1.0.4, this post will cover how you actually use the Self Service Portal to create on demand an empty pluggable database within the container database I created for that earlier post. You’ll no doubt be pleased to […]

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Loading XML documents into an Oracle database (2)

If only I could do the following…(but it seems that it isn’t supported yet)… That is…based on the first “Loading XML documents into an Oracle...
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Loading XML documents into an Oracle database (1)

Very often people want to load XML documents into an Oracle database so, for example, they can shred the needed values from those XML documents...
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When Storage is REALLY Fast Even Zero-Second Wait Events are Top 5. Disk File Operations I/O: The Mystery Wait Event.

The SLOB code that is generally available here differs significantly from what I often test with in labs. Recently I was contorting SLOB to hammer an EMC XtremIO All-Flash Array in a rather interesting way. Those of you in the ranks of the hundreds of SLOB experts out there will notice two things quickly in the following AWR snippet:

1)   Physical single block reads are being timed by the Oracle wait interface at 601 microseconds (3604/5995141 == .000601) and this is, naturally for SLOB, the top wait event.

2)   Disk file operations I/O is ranking as a top 5 timed event. This is not typical for SLOB.

 

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AWR Warehouse Webinar from ODTUG

The webinar is over, but you haven’t missed out on everything I presented on the console feature, under the hood and behind the scenes!

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Delivering DBaaS using EM 12.1.0.4

One of the jobs I’m currently working on is writing a technical whitepaper on Delivering DBaaS using EM12c. I realized as I was starting it that a technical whitepaper really isn’t the place for a step-by-step how-to sort of description, so I thought I’d better blog about it instead. Actually, I’m going to write a […]

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VirtualBox 4.3.14

Oracle have given birth to VirtualBox 4.3.14. Mother and baby are doing well, with the downloads and changelog in the usual places.

Happy upgrading…

Cheers

Tim…

PS. Looks like the baby might be still-born. Fails pretty badly on Windows 7 at the moment…

PPS. Seems to work fine on Mac and Linux (Fedora 20)…

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Using Database In-Memory Column Store with Complex Datatypes (1)

The Oracle database 12.1.0.2 version, with the In-Memory option, isn’t yet released, but a lot of detail is already out there since it’s announcement by...
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