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Author: Steve Thompson
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Oracle Database Extended Support Deadlines: What You Need to Know

If you’re confused about Oracle’s extended support deadlines, you are not alone. Here’s an overview of what’s in store for 11g through 19c.

Steve Thompson | January 19, 2021

Harnessing Oracle’s ADW with a Dedicated DBA

The Autonomous Data Warehouse (ADW) provides tools and capacities that elevate the value of a dedicated DBA far beyond their traditional role.

Steve Thompson | November 5, 2020

Changes to Oracle’s Professional Database Certification

Here’s all you need to know about the recent changes to Oracle’s Professional Database Certification so you can update as soon as possible.

Steve Thompson | November 21, 2019

Oracle 18c Database (DBA): Top 5 New Features

Oracle 18c DBA offers database administrators a range of functional improvements throughout the product. Check out the top 5 new features of Oracle 18c.

Steve Thompson | April 23, 2019

How to Fix the SYSAUX Tablespace Size Issue in Oracle 11g

This post will discuss a major problem encountered with the size of the SYSAUX tablespace in Oracle 11g, and how Datavail’s team can help resolve it.

Steve Thompson | April 17, 2019

Removing Advanced Compression from Large Tables with DBMS_REDEFINITION

One of our customers found there were some tables using advanced compression features, but did not have a license, and the tables were too large to be moved.

Steve Thompson | March 28, 2019

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