Category Archives: Cool stuff

Backups are forever

You should save this link in your bookmarks, for the next time you accidentally remove your database’s online redologs or overwrite some ASM disks: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-dELw73Z94&feature=player_embedded   Note that this year’s only Advanced Oracle Troubleshooting class takes place in the end … Continue reading

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Latch contention troubleshooting case study and Flashback Database performance issues with LOBs

Steve Bamber has written up a case study of library cache latch contention troubleshooting of an Apex application with LatchProf. I’m happy that others also see the value and have had success with my new LatchProf based latch contention troubleshooting … Continue reading

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ORA-4031 errors, contention, cursor management issues and shared pool fragmentation – free secret seminar!

Free stuff! Free stuff! Free stuff! :-) The awesome dudes at E2SN have done it again! (and yes, Tom, this time the “we at E2SN Ltd” doesn’t mean only me alone ;-) On Tuesday 22nd March I’ll hold two (yes … Continue reading

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