Thursday, August 12, 2010

Performance, Indexing, Sun Ray, GoldenGate


Cary Millsap, who may be one of the better pretenders to the title of 'Mister Trace' himself, has come out with a program to use with Oracle SQL Developer called 'MR Trace'.
Have a look here. And Tom Kyte seems to think it looks interesting as well.


In this posting on Partially Index a Table Christian Antognini over at the Striving for Optimal Performance blog has found a workaround for an indexing feature we actually don't have in Oracle, at least not yet:
Partially Index a Table

Sun Ray Desktop Virtualization

Sun Ray developer Craig Bender takes us on a demo tour of the Sun Ray 3+ and explains the elegance and efficiency of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in this MP3 format interview.


At the Inside the Oracle Optimizer blog we have a posting on adaptive cursor sharing. This is a feature that has caused more than its share of confusion over the years. See what the experts have to say here: Explain adaptive cursor sharing behavior with cursor_sharing = similar and force.


Over at the Oracle DBA – Tips and Techniques is a handy article on commands for GoldenGate: Useful GoldenGate commands - SHELL, OBEY, HELP, HISTORY,VERSIONS. What, no SIT?

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