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Day 2 of Open World 2018

Oracle OpenWorld started yesterday and San Francisco is just buzzing with Oracle folks and the excitement generated by the Oracle Autonomous Database. If you missed Larry Ellison’s keynote yesterday the short video below will service as a good recap! If you are … Continue reading

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Day 1 Oracle Open World 2018

The biggest day of the Oracle calendar has arrived. Oracle OpenWorld 2018 officially starts today! The show kicks off with ton’s of great technical sessions including several great sessions on Oracle Autonomous Database. 9:00 AM – 9:45AM Oracle Exadata: Strategy and … Continue reading

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Time to start planning for Oracle Open World 2018

With just a week to go until Oracle Open World, the largest gathering of Oracle customers, partners, developers, and technology enthusiasts, I thought I would share with you what you can expect. Of course the Autonomous Database team will be there and … Continue reading

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Getting started with Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing

Getting started with Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing is actually much easier than you might think. In fact, with Oracle’s $300 in free cloud credits you can probably get your first 30 days on the service for free. Please note, you … Continue reading

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What you can expect from Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing

Today Larry Ellison announced the general availability of Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing (ATP), the newest member of the Oracle Autonomous Database family, combining the flexibility of cloud with the power of machine learning to deliver data management as a service. … Continue reading

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How does Autonomous Transaction Processing differ from the Autonomous Data Warehouse?

In my previous post, I explained that  Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing has three main attribute: Self-Driving, Self-Securing and Self-Repairing. All of the functionality I described in that post is shared between both the Autonomous Data Warehouse (ADW) and ATP. Where … Continue reading

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Oracle Launches TimesTen Scaleout!

What a week for announcements! First we had Oracle Database 18c available on-premises and now Oracle TimesTen Scaleout. If you are not familiar with TimesTen, let me reminder you that it’s Oracle’s  In-Memory Database. In fact, it’s been a leading … Continue reading

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Oracle Database 18c is now available for Download!

Today Oracle officially released Oracle Database 18c for download on Linux x86-64. As you may recall, we originally released 18c on the Oracle Public Cloud and Oracle Engineered Systems back in February. So, when will you be able to get … Continue reading

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JEFF Talks From Kscope18

The first day of the ODTUG Kscope conference is always symposium Sunday. This year’s Database symposium, organized by @ThatJeffSmith, consisted of multiple, short, rapid  sessions, covering a wide variety of database and database tool topics, similar to Ted Talks but … Continue reading

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Avoiding reparsing SQL queries due to partition level DDLs – Part 2

In my pervious post, I promised to provide an alternative solution to avoiding repasing SQL queries due to partition level DDLs. So, what is it? In Oracle Database 12 Release 2 we implementing a fine-grained cursor invalidation mechanism, so that … Continue reading

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