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Martin Klier

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DOAG Noon2Noon Event Nürnberg / MySQL vs. Oracle – Review

It was time to try something new in our DOAG Database Community. And please, please just not another frontal conference: twenty guys look forward, one looks back, like eight-oars-and-coxswain. I don’t know if DOAG invented it, but it was a success: The Noon2Noon Event. How does it work? It’s like 24 hours of BarCamp, starting with […]

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Oracle 12c Multitenant: impdp fails w/ ORA-31625 and ORA-01031 because of Database Vault

Things are different in Oracle Database 12c with multitenancy option. My most recent example: I tried to import a schema (new name “NEWSCHEMA”) with datapump IMPDP and REMAP_SCHEMA into the same pluggable database it has been exported from with EXPDP immediately before (name “OLDSCHEMA”), running as SYSTEM. I’m doing things like that with DBA permissions, since […]

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Oracle: Did my SQL get worse over time? (AWR query)

Sometimes, we get statements to look at, and are told “it’s getting worse and worse”. Since DBAs are well advised not to take anything for granted and only to believe what they see with own eyes, here comes a SQL on AWR to see Buffer Gets per Minute, over time. select s.BEGIN_INTERVAL_TIME, round(t.BUFFER_GETS_DELTA/ 0.0001+ (extract […]

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Martin Klier in DOAG.tv Interview: Oracle Standard Edition

A while ago, DOAG.tv interviewed me about Oracle’s Standard Edition and database system migrations. The material was published just recently, so I’d like to share it. Enjoy, and if there are questions, just let me know! http://www.doag.org/home/aktuelle-news/article/oracle-database-standard-edition-versus-enterprise-edition.html I have to add a corrigenda: SE RAC is not – at least not at the moment – limited […]

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DOAG 2014 Presentation and Whitepaper online: Database I/O

Hi, my #DOAG2014 presentation and whitepaper are online now! “Oracle Core für Einsteiger: Datenbank I/O” Presentation: http://www.performing-databases.com/uploads/media/OracleCoreDatabaseIO-Klier-2014.pdf Whitepaper: http://www.performing-databases.com/uploads/media/Klier-Database-IO.pdf Thank you all for attending! Regards Martin Klier […]

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It’s #DOAG2014 time!

Hello World! It’s time for all Oracle folks to congregate in Nuremberg for DOAG Konferenz 2014! I’d love to meet and greet you there – maybe you are also interested in my talk for Database Rookies: “Oracle Core für Einsteiger: Database I/O”: https://www.doag.org/konferenz/konferenzplaner/konferenzplaner_details.php?locS=0&id=459293&vid=485382 Hope to have a great week with you! Martin Klier   […]

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Performance is rarely an accident (Deutsch)

Some time ago, I saw a great presentation of Cary Millsap: „Thinking clearly about performance”. It was obviously relevant for our internal developers, so he unhesistantly granted me permission to reproduce some of his ideas for us. Cary, thank you very much! Here you can see, what I made out of the topic, mostly for […]

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Oracle 12c InMemory – don’t stop thinking about performance

Oracle has released its new database version 12.1.0.2 that includes the famous in-memory column store. InMemory option  promises a big advantage for OLAP-like work loads by keeping table contents in a columnar in-memory structure. InMemory is not new, they did that for decades, but the interesting part is “columnar”. There’s much writing about that on […]

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Oracle 12.1.0.2 with In Memory Option available for Linux

As of today, the Oracle Database 12.1.0.2 with InMemory Columnar Store is available at https://edelivery.oracle.com. According to the price list of July 10th, it will be sold as an option for Enterprise Edition (Exadata NOT mandatory), for US$ 23,000 per CPU (calculation like EE). Hope it will do well, beta demos were extremely impressive. Yours […]

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