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Linux Hugepages and AUTO_ONLY in Oracle 19c

Most Oracle DBA are sufficiently educated about the benefits of using large memory pages for Oracle database SGA to reduce… Read more

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Google Bare Metal in Numbers

In the previous posts I shared my first impression and how to start using the Google Bare Metal Service (BMS). In this… Read more

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My Vagrant fork of Oracle Fleet Patching and Provisioning (FPP)

Intro I have been asked to read about Oracle database fleet management at work but the turnoff was that it relied entirely… Read more

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Oracle Database on Google Cloud Platform

“Hey Google, can you run Oracle Database on GCP?” Yes, you can.  This is an announcement that we have been waiting for. We… Read more

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From Oracle to Google BigQuery by Kafka

Last week while checking my Twitter feed I found a tweet from Confluent with an announcement about a new Kafka connector… Read more

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Convert Local Listeners to Oracle Grid Managed Listeners

Intro One of the advantages of Oracle Grid Infrastructure is to restart all managed resources (Databases, ASM, Listeners…etc.) … Read more