Author Archives: Maria Colgan

OpenWorld 2019 Wrap Up

I can’t believe Oracle Open World is done for another year. But what a great conference it was for those interested in the Oracle Database. We saw the introduction of Oracle Database 20c and of course the continuing evolution of … Continue reading

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FREE Oracle Autonomous Database

Today was the first day of Oracle Open World and during Larry Ellison’s afternoon keynote he made a number of extremely exciting announcements around Oracle Autonomous Database including the launch of an Always Free Tier for Developers and students in … Continue reading

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Are you ready for Oracle OpenWorld 2019?

With less than a week to go until Oracle Open World kicks off, I thought I would share with you what you can expect. Of course the whole Database team will be there and you will have multiple opportunities to … Continue reading

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Can I use an Autonomous Database to develop new applications?

Yes, Oracle Autonomous Database (ADB) is the ideal platform for new application development. With this family of cloud services, developers no longer have to wait on others to provision hardware, install software, and create a database for them. With ADB, … Continue reading

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Cloning an Oracle Autonomous Database

Often times development and testing teams need a copy of a production database in order to develop or test using a representative dataset. Up until now, creating these cloned  environments has been a challenging and time consuming process for DBAs. … Continue reading

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Oracle Database 19c is now available!

Today, April 25th, Oracle Database 19c became available to downloaded from Oracle.com. Oracle Database 19c is the final member of the 12.2 family a.k.a 12.2.0.3 and is therefore the ‘long term support’ release. This means it will come with 4 … Continue reading

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Oracle RAC on Docker just got simplier

Early this year, I wrote a blog to let you know that Oracle Database RAC was available on Docker.  However, in that blog I described a number of manual steps that were required to rebuild the image before you could … Continue reading

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Oracle Open World Wrap Up

Oracle Open World this year was a crazy busy week catching up with customers, Oracle Aces, Development Champions and partners as we all crammed into the Moscone center to hear the very latest on Oracle Technologies. For the database, this … Continue reading

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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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