Holy Disk Crash!
It’s funny, right after writing The Day the DB Died, the American Pie parody about a DBA that loses their database and their job due to not having backups…the disk dies on my non-backed-up...
The Day the DB Died
I have a habit of writing parody songs about things I like, and Oracle is one of those things. I’ve never seen a full on Oracle parody song, so I will make the claim that this is the first. If...
GQLPlus – Command Line Goodness
I just found a link to a command line wrapper for SQL*Plus called GQLPlus. Supposedly this wrapper allows historical editing, table/column name completion, and more. Even better, it’s just a precompiled...
Make History with Streams
Oracle Streams is an outstanding way to get data from one server to another. It is NOTHING like the advanced replication of old, which is why I call it “outstanding” and not “horribly...
Internet Explorer Users Rejoice!
It looks like I got everything looking good on IE6 and 7 again. If you notice any pages that don’t look right, please leave me a note by clicking on the Contact...
« Older Entries
A Few Words on Oracle Licenses
Oracle Database 12c (12.1) Installation and New Features
Frequently Misused Metrics in Oracle
Add History and Tab Completion to SQLPlus
MapReduce with Hadoop Streaming in bash - Part 1
Adventures of Ace, DBA
Cloudera Hadoop Training
Grow Your Career
Radio Free Tooting
Subscribe to Oracle Alchemist
Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.
Ask the Alchemist