Author: Bjoern Rost

Oracle OpenWorld 2017 Bloggers Meetup

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…

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Reading Execution Plans for Parallel DML

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…

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OTN Appreciation Day: public-yum

In the spirit of OTN Appreciation Day, Bjoern Rost, Principal Consultant at Pythian, talks about his favourite favourite Oracle feature: public-yum.

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Oracle Service Secrets: Migrate Transparently

In the third post in this series, Bjoern Rost, Principal Consultant at Pythian, explains how to migrate transparently using Oracle services.

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Oracle Service Secrets: quiesce tactically

In the second post in this series, Bjoern Rost, Principal Consultant at Pythian, explains how to temporarily disable connections during maintenance with the help of services.

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Oracle Service Secrets: Group and Filter

Bjoern Rost, Principal Consultant at Pythian, discusses adding services to your Oracle database to increase manageability and performance.

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Characterset Conversion Conundrums

Characterset migration projects can quickly escalate from trivial to very complex. Bjoern Rost, Principal Consultant at Pythian, explains the two major issues to understand and deal with.

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When the default value is not the same as the default

Bjoern Rost, Principal Consultant at Pythian, explains what steps to take when the default value is not the same as the default.

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