Oracle Backup and Recovery Strategies
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Based on a presentation delivered by Carlos Carballo, Senior Sales Consultant at Oracle I worked with Verizon for about 10 years and had a junior DBA who left to become a main DBA. His first month on the job, he calls me up and says, “I don’t think that the backups have been working and it just went down.” They get a hold of tech support and the person says, “First thing . . . update your resume. Second, pray…” In a survey of 250 IT global decision makers, 45% invest less than $500,000 a year in database recovery. And while …
Tuning the Oracle Grid: Part One
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In August 2008, DOUG hosted a presentation by the world-renowned Oracle expert, Richard Niemiec. Because of the large amount of material covered during his lecture, this has been split into two articles. The first deals with grid control and tuning with STATSPACK or AWR reporting. The second article will concentrate on RAC.