Oracle DBA Support – Datasheet

Oracle DBA Support – Datasheet

Oracle technologies are great at “just working”, ploughing on delivering businesses’ requirements. They’re like Land Rovers – you can buy a shiny new one but many old, unloved workhorses are supporting business everywhere. But even old Land Rovers and Oracle databases...
Death of the Oracle DBA (Again)

Death of the Oracle DBA (Again)

Death of the Oracle DBA (Again) by Jonathan Stuart Larry Ellison, Oracle’s CTO & co-founder, recently announced the world’s first fully autonomous database, with the promise that this will reduce the effort and hence cost of running enterprise databases: “In a...
Ignore Oracle Database Administration at your Peril

Ignore Oracle Database Administration at your Peril

Ignore Oracle Database Administration at your Peril by Jonathan Stuart You know that spongy feeling in your car brakes that you ignore at your peril? Or the widening crack in the outside wall of your house? That’s your enterprise Oracle database: the foundation of...
A DBA shaped miracle

A DBA shaped miracle

A DBA shaped miracle by Tony McLaughlin Picture the scene, it’s the last Friday of the month and the Financial Controller crashes into the IT department looking for a DBA shaped miracle. In a rush to close out the financial reporting before the bank holiday...
What makes a good DBA

What makes a good DBA

What makes a good DBA? by Mike Sowerbutts We DBAs are a funny old bunch (“Really?!?” I hear you cry – Yes! Really!) – I’m sure we can seem to the untrained outsider somewhat Forest Gumpy (box of chocolates and all that).  There are many conflicting traits that could...