SQL*Plus on Windows (Part 1)

Welcome to Part 1 in a series of articles on running SQL*Plus on the Windows platform. Did you know that SQL*Plus under Windows is often preferred to its Unix equivalent? There are many ways to configure SQL*Plus to suit your …

e-DBA and Club Oracle

Currently at the e-DBA (@e_DBA) hosted Club Oracle with Jason Arneil (@jarneil),  Jonathan Lewis (@JLOracle) and Dominic Giles (@dominic_giles) in London.  Follow the event on Twitter #cluboracle.

AWR Slideshows

Having seen Mike Aults presentation at OpenWorld this morning, I thought I’d share the link to some excellent slideshow presentations he has done on AWR and Tuning. http://www.slideshare.net/texasmemorysystems/using-awr-for-sql-analysis-8237394

Oracle Openworld Keynote

What an awesome start to Openworld, some really great sessions so far today. Keynote due to start at 17:30.

Oracle Block Corruption

Here is a great article on checking file headers within Oracle, it’s proved useful for recovering deleted links to RAW devices!! http://orainternals.wordpress.com/category/corruption/ Link above, article below: June 18, 2009 Resolving corruption issue with file_hdrs dump Filed under: Oracle database internals, corruption, …