Tag: remote dba

Tips that Help Alleviate Pressures on DataOps

Data is hard. Its always been hard, and it’s not getting easier. We always have more of it, there are more sources to integrate, it changes all the time, the quality is questionable, and the business wants it all right…

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How Pythian Is Flattening the IT Disruption Curve

COVID-19 is creating a perfect storm of disruption, chaos, and challenges for organizations in both the private and public sectors. The current pandemic is almost certainly adversely affecting every institution, while a few might be able to draw a few…

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While Upgrading from GI 12c to 19c, +asm1(19c) Cannot Detect +asm2(12c)

A few weeks ago, I was working on a GI upgrade from 12.2 to 19.6. After running the upgrade on Node 1, an issue occurred where +asm1(19c) could not detect +asm2(12c). The information below describes the actions I performed to... Read More >

101 Series of Oracle in Google Cloud – Part I : Building ASM and Database

About a year ago, I worked on a project with some amazing teammates (Simon Pane and Karun Dutt) to collaborate on a POC to move their Oracle environment into Google Cloud. This series reflects some of the things I learned... Read More >

Advice for Remote Work Planning

With many companies investigating or enacting remote work options in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Pythian team would like to share their best advice to those companies considering a move to remote work. Here are some of our remote…

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The life of a happy remote DBA

Life is a balancing act between the personal and professional. It is a journey and this journey should be filled with joy and happiness. It should also give you a chance to learn, to grow and to cherish moments, spending…

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