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Why Oracle won’t kill MySQL
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Join 15,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. 1. MySQL does not compete with Oracle It’s a myth that MySQL somehow poses a threat to Oracle. Oracle’s customers tend to be large enterprises running apps like e-business suite. These are certified to run on Oracle, and further they sit close to finance. MySQL […]
Log Buffer #300, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs
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If you are reading this, it means that world moves on and somebody somewhere was wrong in predicting the end of it. The ageless Log Buffer Edition presents you yet again some cool blog posts just before the holiday season to top up your excitement. This Log Buffer #300 is as sweet as the holidays...
Log Buffer #299, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs
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Screenings, shows, premieres and parties. Where the stars have been spotted this week? No not on the red carpet in LA, but in this Log Buffer Edition. In Log Buffer #299, stars of Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL are twinkling. Get mesmerized!!! Oracle: Pythian’s very own Marc Fielding is revealing the hints behind the Automatic...
Log Buffer #284, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs
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This Log Buffer Edition is encompassing various blogs across Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL arena. Enjoy the Log Buffer #284. Oracle: Dimitrios Stasinopoulos was trying to install new Guest Additions to VirtualBox4.1.14 to 4.1.18 and all of a sudden…. Denes Kubicek has a good blog post about APEX 4.2. Jonathan Lewis blogs about the bugs [...]
Log Buffer #282, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs
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Blogging is the way to express an idea in an informal way by a person, who has either worked with it, or planning to work with it, or has seen it at work. In databases, ideas are the foundations of everything, and these Log Buffer Edition is presenting ideas from bloggers in Log Buffer #282. [...]
Log Buffer #280, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs
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This Log Buffer Edition is sparkling with fresh and budding blogs. This Log Buffer #280 is is encompassing Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL blogs. Please give your feedback in the comments. Enjoy Oracle: Kent Graziano shares the best practice about how to create the best data model ever. To compress or not to compress, Apun [...]
Log Buffer #279, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs
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In a typical organization, all work together to bring out a common good for the outside world. It’s interesting to see how all of these entities blog about technology, and there is more and more interest shown by managerial technologists about the database. This Log Buffer Edition appeases their appetites along with the others in [...]
Log Buffer #277, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs
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Database bloggers are blowing their trumpets at full throttle warming up the hearts of readers across the globe with cool tips, nifty tricks and gems. This Log Buffer Edition in Log Buffer #277 picks those gems and present to you. Oracle: Charles Hooper is dealing with a parallel execution challenge. why a very simple query [...]
Log Buffer #276, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs
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Sharing knowledge is not only beneficial to others, it also enhances one’s own knowledge and broadens the spectrum. Blogging is all about sharing and this Log Buffer Edition shares some great sharing of our bloggers around the database arena in Log Buffer #276. Oracle: Sometimes it is possible to build a very effective test case [...]
Log Buffer #275, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs
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With the rapid advancement in the database technologies, the legacy systems are either being upgraded or they are being replaced or in some cases technologists are finding ways to support them in new ways showing us the flexible nature of databases and the belief of professionals that the sky is the limit. For this Log [...]
Can’t Travel to Collaborate 12? Plug-in Virtually Instead! (revised schedule)
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  Plug-in to Vegas The program focuses on key topics such as high availability, virtualization, security, business intelligence, Exadata, Cloud Computing and internals.  Recently added, we switched around the schedule to include the Thursday Deep Dive, Avoiding Downtime through the Maximum … Continue reading →
Collaborate 2012 Registration is Now Open!
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http://collaborate12.ioug.org   Double Down at COLLABORATE 12- The IOUG Forum with Two Ways to Save- and a Chance to Win! The user-driven Oracle event of the year is fast-approaching, and IOUG wants you to make youreducational experience a sure bet. Between … Continue reading →
Latest New Whitepapers in the IOUG On-line Library – 11-Jan-2012
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Current White Papers for the Oracle Professional Zero Downtime Migration to Oracle Exadata using Oracle GoldenGate In this paper we will review Oracle GoldenGate’s capabilities and how it can be used to achieve zero downtime migration and consolidation to Oracle … Continue reading →
Pythian Speaking at Oracle OpenWorld 2011
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Pythian is pleased to announce our speaking schedule at this year’s Oracle OpenWorld 2011, October 2-6, 2011 in San Francisco, CA.

We’re excited to be joined by our customers Western Union, and Worldwide Technologies (WWT) as we present real-world experiences and project success. If you’re attending, don’t miss the chance to hear our team of experts. Bring your toughest questions to be answered as they relate to any of the subjects below.

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Watch for Pythian speakers at upcoming Oracle Technology Days, NoCOUG, OOUG, SQLSaturday & Pythian Australia.
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It’s a busy summer at Pythian, with our continuing wave of speaking sessions at upcoming community and regional industry events.

Coming to a city near you, watch for Pythian presenting hot Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server database topics:


Oracle Technology Days – Montreal
August 9, 2011 – 8:30am – 1pm, Hilton Montreal Bonaventure

Oracle Technology Days – Toronto
August 25, 2011

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Log Buffer #213, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs
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Warm welcome to the Log Buffer, a weekly amalgamation of database news across different technologies. Let’s get warmed up with sizzling Log Buffer #213.


One of the leading performance gurus, Kellyn Pederson is letting us know how she is finding the initial months at Pythian and she rightly praises her fabulous team mates Mark Brinsmead, Paul Logan, and Andy Klock.

The famous Oracle Database Junkie – Arup Nanda, blogs more about Interested Transaction Lists.

Universal Connection Pool, Oracle’s next

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Log Buffer #199, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs
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Welcome to Log Buffer. The weekly review of DBA industry news. Enjoy Log Buffer #199.

Remember if you find a link or interesting blog post that you think Log Buffer should mention, send a note to the editor at Log Buffer and be sure to include the link, and a short note outlining why you think that particular post would be of value to other DBAs, or what you learned from reading it.

And, for inquiries about hosting or editing a future edition of Log Buffer on your own blog, send your query to the Log

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Log Buffer #198, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs
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Welcome to Log Buffer, a weekly review of the database industry. This week’s issue Log Buffer #198 is generously published by Sam DeFilippis, who manages Oracle Notes blogs, with latest postings on Oracle GoldenGate.

As always, if you’d like to host your own issue of Log Buffer, simply reach out to the Log Buffer coordinator.
Please enjoy Sam’s issue

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Log Buffer #197, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs
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Log Buffer #197 marks the middle of summer, and the fact that we’re a mere two weeks away from our 200th edition.

To begin this week’s reading, I’d like to highlight two Oracle blogs maintained by Sam J. DeFilippis: Oracle Notes, where he’s recently posted about troubleshooting GoldenGate and positioning a read of Extract/Replicat Trail file or Oracle redo

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Log Buffer #196, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs
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Welcome to Log Buffer, the weekly roundup of database industry news.

For your reading pleasure this week we have Log Buffer #196:

Charles Hooper blogs about an in-depth investigation on what can cause Oracle to ignore a hint.

Doug Burns reminds his readers that there are only two weeks left to

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Larry Ellison to Announce OLTP Database Machine on… Sun Hardware
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In line with my prediction from few days ago, Larry Ellison is announcing the new Database Machine — the new version is targeting OLTP workloads and is based on Sun hardware.

Looks like I just got the date wrong. Oh well, now is the announcement, hype and demo is at the Oracle Open World and shipments are to

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EU Should Protect MySQL-based Special Purpose Database Vendors
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In my recent post on the EU antitrust regulators' probe into the Oracle Sun merger I did not mention an important class of stakeholders: the MySQL-based special purpose database startups. By these I mean:

I think it's safe to say the first three are comparable in the sense that they are all analytical databases: they are designed for data warehousing and business intelligence applications. ScaleDB might be a good fit for those applications, but I think

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Oracle Exadata v2 — Truly Oracle (Sun) Hardware
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Update 16-Sep-09: Apparently, all this was true and you can find more details after the announcement that posted here.

OK. It’s not often that I make predictions these days but this was on my mind for a while so here we go. Mind you, I don’t have any confirmed insider information so it’s based on some assumptions, my perspective on Oracle-Sun acquisition and some vibes I can feel in the air.

The rumors are that Oracle Exadata v2 and Oracle Database Machine v2 are going to be announced within few weeks and my take is that it’s going to happen at the Oracle Open World. I don’t think it comes as a surprise to anyone that it will be configured

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