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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

Are You Confused About Oracle Database Extended Support Deadlines? Here’s What You Need to Know

What’s in-support and out-of-support for Oracle Database is a bit confusing right now.

Steve Thompson | April 11, 2019

Drop Everything and Patch Your Oracle Databases

You’re not going to be able to wait on patching your Oracle databases that are 12.1.0.1 or 11.2.0.3 and older. Find out why.

Chad Cleveland | April 10, 2019

Cheat Sheet: 5 Things to Know Before Migrating from Oracle to PostgreSQL

Many organizations are migrating from Oracle to open source cloud platforms. PostgreSQL is among the world’s most advanced open source database platforms.

Will Fike | April 9, 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

Automated AWR Performance Reporting

Oracle’s AWR repository is extremely useful, providing excellent reports on the performance of your database instances.

Zane Warton | March 15, 2019

HugePages Setup for Linux

Get the most of the HugePages feature on your Linux server. Find out how.

Datavail | December 28, 2018

The Value of a Data Governance Strategy

This blog post will explore the reasons why you can’t afford to ignore the importance of data governance to the success of your business as a whole.

Christian Screen | October 31, 2018
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