I explained in an earlier post how I am using GCP’s Cloud Shell for all of my command-line needs all the time. Whenever you start your cloud shell, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) spins up a small compute instance with the…Read More >
I had been working with a client to add a little bit of functionality to an analytical view that we had been running queries against for a while. The functionality was easy to implement but during testing we found that…Read More >
I am useless without a shell. For anything from managing git repositories, editing files with vim, writing small scripts and programs in bash, python or java to controlling cloud environments I prefer a command line interface. So when I learned…Read More >
For the Oracle Code series of events I have delivered an older but still relevant talk called “Tackling Time Troubles.” Half of it is nice-to-know geek trivia and the other half is a few points on how to avoid very…Read More >
Fascinated by streaming data pipelines, I have been looking at different ways to get data out of a relational database like Oracle and into Apache Kafka. I have presented about this topic at a number of conferences. There is a…Read More >
A huge but often overlooked aspect of tuning cluster databases is workload management. That means controlling on which and how many nodes a RAC database should actively work. The default service and most intuitive configuration is to spread the workload…Read More >
DON’T PANIC. Yes, we are doing the OOW Bloggers Meetup this year. Yes, it’s the same time. Yes, it’s the same location. Yes, it’s more fun every year. What: Oracle Bloggers Meetup 2017. When: Wed, 04-Oct-2017, 5:30pm. Where: Main Dining…Read More >
Parallel execution in Oracle seems to be a topic of myths, mysteries and misunderstandings. In this post I hope to clear up at least one of them by diving into a discussion about parallel DML. Actually, I want to show…Read More >
In the spirit of OTN Appreciation Day, Bjoern Rost, Principal Consultant at Pythian, talks about his favourite favourite Oracle feature: public-yum.Read More >
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