Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 15-JUN-2011


The Oracle Instructor has a whole section of his site dedicated to an introduction to Exadata technology.

Enterprise DBA

Also of interest to EBS users is this article over at Chris Warticki's Blog - Oracle Support: EBusiness Webcasts.

Storage and Clustering

RDBMS Performance

Structured Data points out two series of YouTube videos on real-world performance:


Pythian blog has some information on one of the trickier aspects of I/O in Solaris: How to confirm DIRECT IO is getting used on Solaris


Nice item from the Oracle guru Guy Harrison over at his Guy Harrison's web bits blog: A first look at Oracle on Amazon RDS


John's Blog announces the start of the APEX quiz.


Some tips on getting effective error handling from MaxL in Essbase at Cameron's Blog for Essbase Hackers, with some nice distractions into the realm of existentialist philosophy: No Exit (but not in MaxL).


For those who want the deep, rich cosmetic look of ADF Rich Faces, the Java / Oracle SOA blog posta about: Using the EJB or Java Datacontrol in ADF Rich Faces.

Hand's on With Solaris

Another excellent hands-on lab session over at the Sun wikis: Protecting Your Applications with Oracle Solaris 10 Security


Elated has a nice way for you occupy the rest of the day: Build a CMS in an Afternoon with PHP and MySQL


Here are a few items not directly related to Oracle products, but of general interest to techies:

Quantum Computing

Have you always wanted a quantum wrench (you use both sides at once and it collapses when you look at it)? Well this isn't about silly jokes from me, it's a serious lecture on learning the real underpinnings of quantum computing. If you feel comfortable with discrete mathematics, take a look: Quantum computing for the determined


There are some memorization tricks in here I'd never seen before. Have a look:

Free Courses

You don't get the credit, but you get the knowledge, so this is a remarkable resource. Berkeley has a whole batch of courses available to audit here.

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