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By: Joel Goodman

Archive for July, 2009

Do You Think About Your Database Links

Posted by Joel Goodman on 29/07/2009


I have written and presented a Master Class on Database links this year to two UKOUG DBA SIGs and added it to my “Articles and Presentations” page.  This forms part one of a two part series on DB Links which covers: the various DB Link Options, Remote Queries, Performance implications for DB Links, Security using DB Links and Implications for Administration. Part two will be presented at the UKOUG annual conference and will  cover:  remote and distributed queries, remote and distributed transactions; Oracle two-phase commit processing and recovery implications of distributed systems.

If you are interested in DB Links and Distributed Systems then have a look at Database Links Master Class Part 1.

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Interested in the Oracle Scheduler?

Posted by Joel Goodman on 14/07/2009


If you are working with or plan to use the Oracle Seheduler then a new book by Ronald Rood may help. I have just reviewed his book “Mastering the Oracle Scheduler in Oracle 11g Databases published by Packt Publishing. It is a useful guide to all the scheduler features upto and including Oracle 11gR1.

Here is a link to the review on my new Book Review Page.

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