Author Archives: Maria Colgan
Last week at Dockercon, Oracle announced that the Oracle Database is now available alongside other Oracle products the on Docker Store. Given how much folks here in Silicon Valley (including my better half) rave about how easy and great Docker … Continue reading
Over the last few years there has been a rapid surge in the adoption of smart devices. Everything from phones and tablets, to smart meters and fitness devices, can connect to the Internet and share data. You only have to … Continue reading
Yesterday I had the privilege to join Stewart Bryson, Danny Bryant and Bobby Curtis for a special episode of Real Time BI. During the show we had an opportunity to chat about some of our favorite new features in Oracle … Continue reading
Believe it or not, it’s time to start thinking about Oracle OpenWorld 2017! The Oracle OpenWorld 2017 call for papers is now opens! Oracle customers and partners are encouraged to submit proposals to present at this year’s Oracle OpenWorld conference, … Continue reading
At the RMOUG Training Days, a couple of weeks, ago @GeraldVenzl and I delivered a session demonstrating what it would take to get a REST enabled, web-based application up and running with Oracle Database 12c. During the session Gerald asked me … Continue reading
My favorite marquee feature in Oracle Database 12c is Database In-Memory. With the introduction of Database In-Memory in 22.214.171.124, data can now be populated into memory both in a row format (the buffer cache) and a new in-memory optimized column … Continue reading
I know I promised more blog posts on the new features in Oracle Database 12c but I thought I would cheat on today’s post and point you to an article I wrote in the current issue of UKOUG’s Scene Magazine. … Continue reading
Prior to Oracle Database 12c Release 2, all object names had been limited to just 30 bytes. This limitation lead to some interesting problems, especially if you wanted to use descriptive names for the database objects you were creating.
Take for example the dictionary tables we wanted to create in 12.1 to help manage SQL Plan Directives. The first table was DBA_SQL_PLAN_DIRECTIVES, with 23 characters, which wasn’t problem. However, the second table we wanted was DBA_SQL_PLAN_DIRECTIVES_OBJECTS. Continue reading
Yesterday saw Oracle complete the release of Oracle database 12c Release 2 when the software became available for download on Oracle.com for both Linux & SPARC. Earlier this year I was lucky enough to have an opportunity to grab a … Continue reading
Today Oracle Database 12c Release 2 became available for download on Oracle.com for both Linux & SPARC. So anyone who wasn’t ready to try 12.2 in the Cloud can now play around with it, in the comfort of their own environment.
With each new release of the Oracle Database come fundamental architectural changes, driven by new technologies and user requirements. This has never been more evident than with Oracle Database 12c, which has 3 marquee features: Continue reading