Tag: Group Blog Posts

IOUG Collaborate 2013 Wrap-Up

Personal highlights from Collaborate 2013 in Denver. Discussion of networking with old and new friends, technical sessions (performance forecasting and multi-block read internals) and the Pythian RAC Attack class.

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Trying Out S-ASH: Historical Performance Data for the Under-Licensed

I was recently playing with an Oracle XE database. The main benefit of Oracle XE is that it can be used free of charge.

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COLLABORATE13 Day One

MAbbey’s musings and thoughts about Sunday at COLLABORATE13

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COLLABORATE 13 à la Pythian

Like many previous IOUG/OAUG/Quest shows, Pythian will be in Denver next week!

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REGEXP_REPLACE: Auto-Translate SQL Literals to Bind Vars

In this post I show you how to get SQL strings transformed in a way that resembles the result of cursor_sharing.

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A Petabyte of Data Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Inspired by a T-shirt he got from Splunk, Alex shares his thoughts on Big Data, data storage and the changing landscape with emerging technologies like Hadoop.

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Pythian Appearances at RMOUG in Denver CO

As usual, the who’s-who of the Oracle tech space will be assembling in Denver the week of February 11 for the Rock Mountain Oracle Users’ Group. A plethora of Pythian employees with be speaking as will we also have a booth in the vendor hall. Please drop by and say “hi”. See the full detail of who is presenting and when.

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Hadoop FAQ – But What About the DBAs?

Do DBAs have a role to play with Hadoop clusters? If so, what is that role and what skills they need to get there. I provide the answers to these questions in this post.

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The Easy Way of Finding Similar SQL Statements

As we all know proper use of bind variables in SQL statements is a must to make transaction processing applications scalable. So how do we find the queries that don’t use bind variables and have to be parsed each time they are executed? There is number of ways, but this article is all about the most effective way I know. If you have a better one – let me know please!

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Working at Pythian

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