Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC) becomes the technology of choice for highly available and highly scalable deployment of enterprise Oracle database environment. With its innovative technology it comes with no surprise its complexity. The complexity is not only with the underlying database technology itself, but also how well you design and implement it to work […]
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Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (184.108.40.206.0) for Solaris (SPARC) (64-bit) platform is now available for download.
Our organization requires a regular password change on some database accounts for security compliance. If this account is used in the database link in other database, that database link has to be dropped and recreated with an updated password. This changes in 11gR2 because it now offers the alter database link to change password. No […]
The File Watcher is a scheduler object that starts a job whenever files whose attributes met the defined criteria arrived on a system. These criteria include the name, location, and other properties of a file. When the file watcher detects the arrival of the designated file, it raises a file-arrival event. The event message, which […]
The DBFS (Database File System), one of the new 11gR2 features, takes advantage of the SecureFiles feature (which is new in 11gR1). The SecureFiles provide powerful file storage features (including de-duplication, compression, etc.) which removes performance barrier to storing files in the database. This stands in contrast to LOB (now called the BasicFiles). Not only […]
Today all my sessions are pretty much centered around Oracle ASM. Even though all sessions started with basic information about ASM (what is, why, and so on), I found the Q&A time at the end more interesting. One of the sessions – “Extending Oracle ASM in Release 11.2 to Manage All Data” has the panel […]