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Switchover or Failover: Dual Databases at Work

To ensure the functionality of both a primary and backup database, companies need to know how to move from one to the other in the case of switchover and failover.

Glenna Coultas | September 12, 2019

OEM Database Preferred Credentials

Credentials are an essential part of Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) security, database expert Chad Cleveland makes it simple in this latest blog post.

Chad Cleveland | July 23, 2019

Sqlplus Shortcut Script

Oracle DBA expert Zane shares a sqlplus shortcut script in his latest blog post.

Zane Warton | June 25, 2019

Restore a Single Tablespace Using RMAN

Sometimes you only need to restore a single tablespace using RMAN, it can be done with four simple steps provided in this latest blog post.

Cindy Putnam | May 14, 2019

Detecting and Repairing Block Corruption within Oracle Databases

In this blog post, we discuss how you can detect and repair the problem of block corruption within your Oracle databases.

Cindy Putnam | May 8, 2019

Oracle RMAN Backup and Recovery with Restore Points

Oracle restore points are useful for benchmark testing. Find out how you can use Oracle’s Recovery Manager (RMAN) tool to create and use restore points.

Cindy Putnam | May 3, 2019

Top 5 New Features of Oracle 18c Database

With the release of Oracle 18c in January 2019, you have access to lots of new features. Here are the top five.

Steve Thompson | April 23, 2019

Is it Really That Critical to Patch? Oracle CPU Patching

A recent survey of Oracle DBAs indicated that only one-third of DBAs have ever applied a CPU or PSU patch. Find out why you should be prioritizing patches in our latest blog post.

Cindy Putnam | April 18, 2019

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

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

Steve Thompson | April 17, 2019
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