On the Twelfth day of 12.2, my DBA gave to me…

On the Twelfth Day of 12.2, my DBA gave to me… Pluggable Databases (PDBs) New Features December 23, 2016 Oracle introduced their Pluggable Databases (PDBs) technology in Oracle Database 12c Release 1, with the goal of helping customers migrate and consolidate hundreds, or even thousands, of standalone databases; into their…

On the Tenth Day of 12.2, my DBA gave to me…

On the Tenth Day of 12.2, my DBA gave to me… RMAN New Features The following are changes in the Oracle Database Backup and Recovery Reference for Database 12c Release 2 (12.2.01). All features require the COMPATIBLE initialization parameter must be set to 12.2.0.0 or higher. December 21, 2016 Perform…

On the Seventh day of 12.2, my DBA gave to me…

On the Seventh Day of 12.2, my DBA gave to me… Database Security New Features December 18, 2016 Encryption With Oracle Database 12c Release 2, encryption of a tablespace can be deployed with zero downtime. The encryption process can be executed in the background, so that the tablespace can be…

On the Sixth day of 12.2, my DBA gave to me…

On the Sixth Day of 12.2, my DBA gave to me… Automatic Storage Management Cluster File System (ACFS) New Features December 17, 2016 Oracle Automatic Storage Management Cluster File System (ACFS) made it’s debut with Oracle 11.2. Many DBAs are not aware of the vast features that are available with…

On the Fifth day of 12.2, my DBA gave to me…

On the Fifth Day of 12.2, my DBA gave to me… SQL Performance Tuning New Features December 16, 2016 AWR at PDB Level Automatic workload repository reports can now be generated at PDB level. This feature will help a lot in narrowing down performance issues in a very active 12c…