Wednesday, August 24, 2011

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Online Apps DBA gives other Oracle users a heads up on something they encountered: WebLogic Startup fails with Unable to obtain lock on Server may already be running.

RDBMS Performance

Craig Shallahamer, an author of many articles and books on Oracle performance over the years, posts this article at his A W i d e r V i e w blog: Why tuning oracle works and modeling it. Give it a read and tell Craig your thoughts.

Always one of the joys of performance (well, for engineers, anyway), trace files come in many flavors. the Structured Data blog gives us a new angle: Creating Optimizer Trace Files.

Computing and the Future

Ok, so it wasn't in our labs, but this is seriously cool: IBM unveils chips that mimic the human brain


Shay Shmeltzer's Weblog has a few semi-sneaky tricks in the realm of Java Class and UML Modeling with JDeveloper. Did you know that many people never do a full, proper design process the way we did in the 'good old days'? I am shocked.


The Oracle DBA – Tips and Techniques blog posted a useful method for GoldenGate users: Using the GoldenGate column conversion functions - CASE and EVAL.


Martin's Blog is subtitled 'Another Oracle DBA blog'. I like that, though I probably would have used YAODB (Yet another...). It seems a very useful part of the crowded field, though. Here's a link to Martin's article on Essential tools for Exadata performance experiments.


Oracle WebCenter Content Alerts blog lets us know that the next quarterly customer update is rolling around soon.


This week at the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology blog:

Reminder: ATG Live Webcast Aug 24: Tuning All Layers of E-Business Suite (Part 1)

Managing EBS 12 Physical Standby Databases with Oracle Data Guard Broker

ATG Live Webcast: Tuning All Layers of E-Business Suite


The Cubegeek discusses Attribute Drilling and In 2 Hyperion fills us in on: How to Maximize Excel by Using Customer Functions.

Book Reviews

Charles Hooper brings us a very detailed review on the new edition of Beginning Oracle SQL at his Charles Hooper's Oracle Notes blog.

Also of interest is this review of Oracle on Amazon Web Services and Rackspace Cloud over at the One Size Doesn't Fit All blog.

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