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Martin Klier

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Very cool interview with Maria Colgan

Community work can be so much fun. When working for the German Oracle User Group, DOAG, one of my favourite jobs is interviewing interesting people for doag.tv. In fall 2019, we recorded a fun interview with Maria Colgan, Master Product Manager for the Oracle Database. I had the chance to prepare the story: Based on […]

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Oracle PGA Analysis Query

Sometimes, something in an Oracle Database starts eating PGA, and there is need to find out which process, and where the memory is left, and what or who is responsible for allocating / using / holding it. For a recent issue, I wrote the SQL below. It gives back one line for each Category (SQL, […]

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Oracle 12c in practice – customer report in Cologne #12cjetzt

From Beta to Production – Oracle 12c at TGW In October, I’ll speak at the Oracle #12jetzt (#12cnow) symposium in Köln (Cologne) about the introduction of 12c as standard palttform at our ISV customer TGW Software Services. I had the privilege to continuously working on the 12c product evaluation and introduction from availability of 12c beta2 […]

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Oracle dbms_workload_repository awr_global_report_text fails with ORA-06553 PLS-307

My last post was about generating AWR reports from SQL – not a very complicated case. “But” – little word, big meaning. And suddenly we get a strange error message. In my example, I was especially interested in a Real Application Cluster’s “global” report. The subprogram call for that purpose is dbms_workload_repository.awr_global_report_text(), accepting the DBID, begin […]

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Chemnitzer Linux Tage 2015

Last weekend, I had the chance to attend the Linux Days Chemnitz. It’s an annual meeting of the German Linux family with roundabout 2,500 attendees and a FANTASTIC atmosphere. It was two days of hearing tech talks, enjoying rich nerd content and talkin’ shop. […]

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Speaker at DOAG 2015 Datenbank – “Oracle Core für Einsteiger: InMemory Column Store”

The DOAG 2015 Database conference is on the horizon: June 16, 2015 in Düsseldorf, Germany. I’m proud to announce my participation as a speaker, as I was honoured with in the years before. This year, my part will be a new “Beginners” talk in German: “Oracle Core für Einsteiger: InMemory Column Store”   Abstract: ==================== Der Vortrag richtet […]

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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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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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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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