Continuous Delivery Pipeline – Overview, considerations and tools for Oracle Database and Fusion Middleware

It is important to consider the broad range of tools and product for creating your Continuous Delivery Pipeline. From this perspective we share our vision on the Continuous Delivery Pipeline specifically for the Oracle stack. This document is an overview and guide for the complete delivery pipeline and shows our […]

How to create a private 10 Gb network on an ODA X5-2

Jaap Poot

In my previous post Network considerations on an ODA X5-2 I described a solution where I created a private network to optimize network performance between the components running on an Oracle Database Appliance. I am talking about a Virtualized setup in this article, and rebuilding the second pair of public […]

Network considerations on an ODA X5-2

Jaap Poot

When you buy an Oracle Database Appliance (ODA) X5-2 off the shelve, you will get a machine with four times 10Gb copper Ethernet (bonded into two interfaces) for public communication and two 40Gb InfiniBand (bonded into one interface) for interconnect communication between the two ODA_BASE’s. You would think that should […]

Oracle OpenWorld 2015: Finally a real Vision and Mission. A pleasant surprise

Robbrecht van Amerongen

For me the 2015 Oracle OpenWorld was a pleasant surprise.  The surprise was not the announcement of an additional set of cloud products like the Identity Cloud or the Application Builder Cloud Service. The biggest surprise was the different tone of voice during the conference. In the past you could […]

Oracle licenses needed while monitoring your (non-)Oracle environment with OEM

Job Oprel 3

With Oracle Enterprise Manager you are able to monitor an Oracle environment as well as a non-Oracle environment, like Microsoft’s SQL Server. You are also able to exchange notifications between Oracle Enterprise Manager and e.g. Microsoft’s SCOM, and there’s a choice how to monitor this heterogeneous environment. One of the […]

SQL*Plus / SQL*Net Dead Connection Detection

Patrick Roozen

Recently I came across the situation where I knew for a fact that my sessions to the database were dead because I pulled the power plug out of my application server for a failover test. But the sessions stayed visible in the database and kept their locks therefore the failover failed. Now how […]

When to use the Oracle Database In-Memory option?

The application and usage of the Oracle Database In-Memory has been described by Pom Bleeksma in this post. Oracle Database In-Memory can result in huge improvement in application query performance. This post will answer the question: “what would be an optimal situation for using the Oracle Database In-Memory feature?” The […]

AMIS Whitepaper User Experience Frameworks “Future of optimal UI development”

“ There’s A Lot More Behind This Pretty Face “ The whitepaper “User Experience Frameworks – Future of optimal UI development -” starts with an overview of user experience guidelines. These guidelines translate to additional UX requirements when designing and building a new user interface on modern systems. We will also […]