Eye on Oracle:

September, 2008

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September 25, 2008  9:52 AM

Are some Oracle DBA best practices not?



Posted by: Shayna Garlick
Oracle database administration, Oracle development

Have you ever questioned a “best practice”?

Most likely not - - after all, it’s a best practice. It’s what the experts have told you, what Oracle has told you, and what you’ve read in the manuals and documentation.

September 23, 2008  9:13 PM

Andy Mendelsohn’s Top 11g features



Posted by: Barney Beal
Blogroll, Managing an Oracle shop, Oracle database administration, Oracle development

Last summer we brought you some favorite 11g features of Oracle DBAs from around the Web. Here at Oracle OpenWorld, Andy Mendelsohn, Oracle's senior vice president of server technologies, didn't have...


September 23, 2008  3:17 PM

Is Oracle Beehive worth buzzing about?



Posted by: Shayna Garlick
Managing an Oracle shop, Oracle applications, Oracle database administration, Oracle development

It was the end of a long day - - nearly eight hours since Oracle publicly announced the release of Oracle Beehive - - but users were still eager to find out exactly what makes this new collaboration...


September 23, 2008  12:26 PM

IOUG’s new chief gets competitive



Posted by: Shayna Garlick
Managing an Oracle shop, Oracle database administration, Oracle development

"How many people have a (data) warehouse today?" Almost all hands shot up when Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) president and data warehousing expert Ian...


September 16, 2008  9:46 PM

Oracle certifications: More than a piece of paper?



Posted by: Shayna Garlick
Managing an Oracle shop, Oracle careers and certifications, Oracle database administration

How much is your Oracle certification worth? It's a question that's been asked many times, but for now, we seem to have an answer: Not as much (numerically, at least) as it once was. As pay for certified SAP skills is seeing...

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September 9, 2008  8:37 PM

Who’s in trouble now?



Posted by: Shayna Garlick
Oracle database administration, Oracle development

Lately, Oracle's accusations against SAP - - everything from corporate theft to massive illegal downloading - - have been all the legal buzz in the world of the software giants.  That is, until...


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