Vic Milne

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Exploring Autonomous Data Warehouse: Part 4

Exploring ADW Part 4 - Auto-Scaling and Loading Data For this set of blogs I’ve been using the smallest amount of ADW, 1TB storage and 1 OCPU.  I’ve been moving GBs of data in and..

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Exploring Autonomous Data Warehouse: Part 3

Exploring ADW Part 3 - Using DataPump to Move Data IN and OUT of ADW In the previous two blogs we used the DBMS_CLOUD procedure to move data into ADW.  Here we are going to look..

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Exploring Autonomous Data Warehouse: Part 2

Now we have moved data into Cloud storage (see part 1) we want to move it into ADW.  It sounds pretty simple (and to be fair it is) but I can guarantee that the first time you do..

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Exploring Autonomous Data Warehouse: Part 1

Exploring ADW Part 1 - Uploading more than 1MB to object storage If you’re having a ‘play’, for want of a better word, in uploading data into object storage to use with something..

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Will 75% of your databases be in Cloud by 2023?

The prophets at Gartner tell us that relational technology will continue to be used for at least 70% of new applications and projects through 2020, and that by 2023, 75% of all..

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Oracle and Microsoft Partnership – A Match Made in Heaven

(Heaven is in the Clouds right)  I was really excited to hear about the official partnership between Oracle and Azure.  I initially saw the announcement on Twitter but only later..

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The Tortoise had a Point

We all know the fable of the Tortoise and the Hare – ‘slow and steady wins the race’ is an often-used mantra, and for good reason.  But how does it link with innovation in the..

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Datacentre Refreshes - it's just like buying a new car

Make your Datacentre Refresh as Simple as Replacing your Car According to a recent report, the need to upgrade outdated IT infrastructure remains the top factor leading..

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Data Visualisation - Oracle Analytics at the IaaS PaaS Forum

IaaS and PaaS Forum – Oracle Analytics There is something about data visualisations that I find fully engaging; I’m not sure why, they just are.  That’s one of the reasons I like..

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Here's why outsourcing your DBA functions should be your next move...

Why Outsource? There are plenty of examples in everyday life where you could outsource a task which in reality could be done by yourself.  Window cleaning comes to mind – how hard..

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