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Author: John Kaufling
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IOUG Collaborate 2015 Webinar with Chuck Ezell on Oracle Health Checks

With the heavy workload that most, if not all, DBAs face, it’s no wonder there is little time left to perform routine health checks.

John Kaufling | March 12, 2015

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New NIST Best Practices for Managing SSH

Security breaches are a top-of-mind concern throughout enterprises, which is why adopting best practices for technology use and implementations is increasingly important.

John Kaufling | November 3, 2014

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What Does Shellshock Mean for My Enterprise Linux Operating System?

A critical vulnerability in the Bash command-line shell engendered concern in its wake, but what does the discovery of Shellshock mean for my enterprise?

John Kaufling | October 30, 2014

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Reducing the Wait for Garbage Collection

When we’re profiling application code, there’s one common problem in the Java operating environment that has the potential to affect the entire application: Garbage Collection.

John Kaufling | April 21, 2014

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Effective Database Indexing Can Optimize Operations

Effective database indexing can increase performance and productivity, but the wrong index may render the process useless.

John Kaufling | October 30, 2013

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DBAs Need to Work With Colleagues on Database Security

Database security is enhanced when DBAs join forces with security professionals.

John Kaufling | October 29, 2013

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Using Your Archived Data

Archives are often thought of as static data repositories, but although the information isn’t used in daily operations it can still be valuable.

John Kaufling | October 24, 2013

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Is Data Archiving Obsolete?

With so much data available to organizations these days, is there any benefit associated with archiving data?

John Kaufling | October 23, 2013

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