ODA Rant

On April 28, 2012, Posted by , In RAC, With Comments Off on ODA Rant

Oracle spends 4.5 billion on R&D.  ODA is a 4u box Marketed as HA in a box. You can license 2 cores up to 24 –> 3.06Ghz, 12 mb L3 of cache per socket (Intel XEON 5674) Bottom node is Server node SN#0 –> have to run the install on the bottom node Top node […]

VM World 2012 Call For Papers

On April 19, 2012, Posted by , In Linux, With Comments Off on VM World 2012 Call For Papers

VM World 2012 Call for papers is now open until May 18. VM World will be at San Francisco this year at the Moscone Center, August 27 – 30 Education.Choose from more than 200 Breakout Sessions and Hands-on Labs covering topics such as the hybrid cloud, enabling IT as a service and delivering end-user freedom while […]

Best Practices for Gathering Optimizer Statistics

On April 17, 2012, Posted by , In General DBA, With Comments Off on Best Practices for Gathering Optimizer Statistics

A must read for everyone:  twp-bp-optimizer-stats-04042012-1577139.pdf

ASM Disk Group Configuration

On April 16, 2012, Posted by , In ASM,Exadata,General DBA,Linux, With Comments Off on ASM Disk Group Configuration

ASM Disk Group Configuration Everyone should be leveraging ASMLIB instead of using block devices to create our ASM disk groups     Proper ASM configuration and standardization and following best practices is just as important in a virtualized environment as it is in a bare metal environment             First, create […]

OOW 2012 Call for Papers

On April 1, 2012, Posted by , In Exadata, With Comments Off on OOW 2012 Call for Papers

On March 14, 2012, Oracle opened their call for paper for this year’s Oracle OpenWorld conference. The call for paper expired on April 9, 2012.  Here’s the abstract that I submitted for Exadata with ZFS Storage Appliance.   Come learn how the industry’s leading supply contracting company, delivers unmatched savings to their customers leveraging Oracle […]