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Log Buffer #337, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

The journey is old, but the milestones are new. It’s the same old quest for excellence. Innovative questions are being asked and answered in the blogs across the Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL branches of technologies. This Log Buffer Edition relishes just that. Let’s start this Log Buffer with the exquisite blog post by Dana Pylayeva.
Oracle:

EMlight might not be as important now with Oracle 12c coming out and with Oracle’s EM Express, but EMlight is still pretty cool.

The maximum size for VARCHAR2, NVARCHAR and RAW columns has been extended to 32767 bytes with the Oracle

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Log Buffer #336, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

With organizations gearing up to the new round of technologies as the database vendors announce newer versions and features, the bloggers are busy covering all of those details with practical advice. This Log Buffer Edition brings you that advice.

Oracle:

Marco Vigelini has written one post regarding creation of a pluggable database PDB using the files of the seed PDB$SEED and his second post describes how to create a pluggable database by unplugging an existing PDB and plugging it into another container.

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Log Buffer #335, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This week’s Log Buffer Edition casts light on selected blog posts from different database logs across the globe slicing and dicing different ideas. Enjoy!

Oracle:

Saurabh Verma is correlating SQL statements in DB Sessions with ODI Sessions in ODI 11.1.1.7.

David Allan is writing about file transformation debatching within ODI.

An interesting thread about OEM 12c support for the database 12c release is currently on the oracle-l mailing list. Martin has more.

Anyone who has been around Oracle performance over the years knows the grief that …

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Log Buffer #334, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition starts with an awesome post by Dana Pylayeva from Rakuten LinkShare, a long term Pythian client, about her deep and insightful reflections about security. And as usual, it also brings together all the sparkling gems of Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL. Enjoy!

Oracle:

Alberto illustrates the algorithm used by Oracle (in 11.2.0.3) to fast refresh a materialized view (MV) containing only the SUM aggregate function.

Tim Hall writes about Oracle 12c Multitenant Option : CDBs and PDBs. …

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Log Buffer #333, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Does size matter? This question has been teasing mankind since the beginning. But now, due to improvements in technology, size doesn’t really matter. Databases now have the features to tackle all data: big, medium, small, or very small. This Log Buffer Edition is here once again to bring you your data news of all sizes.

Oracle:

Marco tells us how to create a pluggable database by cloning an existing local PDB and talks about a bug in Oracle 12c.

Niall installs …

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Log Buffer #332, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

We know very well that database technologies need a blog presence, and how to best offer that blogging experience — without the danger of boredom — is something tons of Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL bloggers continue to show through Log Buffer. Enjoy!

Oracle:

Various approaches exist to organize your groovy scripts and package up utilities.

Oracle Certification announces the release of the new Oracle Linux 6 certification paths.

Designed for the Cloud, the new multitenant architecture of Oracle Database 12c now enables customers to greatly simplify and accelerate database consolidation by …

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Log Buffer #331, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

More and more blogs are springing up to cover database technologies. This ethereal Log Buffer Edition yet again cherishes this spectacular growth and offers a few links from the Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL arenas.

Oracle:

Are Oracle enqueue rules leading to deadlock changes again in 12.1? Charles Hooper asks.

James Morle writes about optimal Oracle configuration for efficient table scanning.

Richard Foote writes a quick post on the reuse of empty leaf blocks in index.

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Log Buffer #330, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition marvels at the ease, simplicity, and power of the database bloggers as they go about their adventures in the realms of Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL.

Oracle:

The new Oracle Database 12c’s “Implicit Result Sets” (IRS) feature allows query results to be returned from a stored PL/SQL procedure (or a PL/SQL anonymous block) without requiring a special PHP code.

Ranka has been spending a lot of time on big data and its application, architecture, and processes.

Kashif Manzoor tells us how to use the new Clone Log Parser utility in Oracle E-Business Suite.

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Log Buffer #329, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

In this Log Buffer, you have naan bread, two types of roti, pasta, Karachi biryani, Chiken Tandoori, Beef tikka, eggplant masala, mixed pickles, French pastry with some elixir to wash all of it down. Yes, once again, this edition of Log Buffer contains numerous flavors from Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL.

Oracle:

Sometimes it’s the little differences that make something really cool, and Martin was wondering why this hasn’t made it into the Oracle dictionary before.

Oracle introduced a new feature for DataGuard called Far Sync. This configuration is designed to support synchronous redo transport between primary and standby database, which are far apart.

There are a few …

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10 Things in SQL Server Which Don’t Work as Expected

So far, I have been blogging about curious RDBMS caveats mostly related to Oracle and MySQL databases. Some examples:

But there are also other databases, which have 1-2 things that do not work as expected. For example, SQL Server. Here’s an interesting blog post, …

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