Author: Jose Rodriguez

Replicating MySQL to Snowflake with Kafka and Debezium—Part One: Data Extraction

What, Snowflake? Yes, Snowflake. While my core skills are based on the Oracle database, lately I’ve been working more on platforms like BigQuery and Snowflake—”lately” being the last one-and-a-half years or so. While this is my very first post related…

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Save Time With This Quick OCI CLI Installation

Editor’s Note: Because our bloggers have lots of useful tips, every now and then we update and bring forward a popular post from the past. We originally published today’s post on April 15, 2019. This is more of a personal…

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OATUG Forum Online (or, the 2020 Version of Collaborate Las Vegas)

Hi everyone! It’s been a very busy year for me, so I haven’t had much time to blog. But, here we go! This isn’t a technical post, but more of an opinion piece. I’ve split this post into two parts….

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An Oracle-based approach to the “taxi fare” prediction problem – episode 2

This is the second part of the series on the Taxi Fare prediction problem from an Oracle perspective. You can read Episode 1 here. In this Episode, I will put our model to work. That is, I will show several…

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An Oracle-based approach to the “taxi fare” prediction problem – episode 1

Although I haven’t produced a lot of posts, those I have produced were always strictly related to the Oracle RDBMS as a whole product, basically a record of interesting findings that came up during my day-to-day job. Now, this is…

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Solving an uncommon Oracle error code – ORA-01041

So, here is the thing. We have a customer running a 11.2 Single Instance Oracle database on Windows. I know the version is a bit old and Windows may not be the most common choice to run an Oracle database,…

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First time presenter, what a feeling!

It’s been a couple weeks now, and the dust has settled but not the sentiment. I am talking about my very first public presentation performed at Spain Oracle Users Group (SPOUG) during the Technical SPOUG Day 2018 on September 25th….

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Does Oracle allocate PGA in HugePages?

The short question While preparing a presentation I am giving this year about HugePages, a colleague of mine at Pythian posed an interesting question: Does Oracle use HugePages for PGA? The short answer No, it doesn’t. The long question We…

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How to test an Oracle database upgrade using a physical standby

It was a Thursday morning. I started my day at work and found out that I was tasked with running a test upgrade to 11.2.0.4 right on Friday. This is just to make clear that I did not have much…

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MySQL plugin for Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control

This is the same plugin that Alex Gorvachev created back in the day. I’ve simply modified it to be compatible with both 12c and 13c versions. I created this in response to a comment on the blog about issues deploying…

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