Monday started with the San Francisco bay swim. I was actually pretty scared about doing this. I like to swim, but I’m a child of the “Jaws” generation, so open water is not my thing! Added to that, the water is cold. The coldest my training pool ever gets is 25 degrees C, which feels quite cold. The water in the bay is unseasonably warm at 19 degrees C. For anyone that doesn’t know, that means it is damn cold!
Sunday started with the walk across the Golden Gate Bridge. It was meant to be a run, but a few of us lazy folk met up early and walked it instead. I did run about 5 paces, so I don’t feel quite so guilty about having a “I ran the bridge” type T-shirt.
Lot’s of new stuff at Oracle Open World; if you’re here:
– Developers should look for new Mobile Application Framework (MAF) features and tools
– DBAs will find lots of information on In-Memory database and other new features of 188.8.131.52
– Applications users will see some pretty-cool User Experience and ease-of-use improvements
– Everyone will learn lots about Oracle’s Cloud offerings
I’ll post more once the official announcements are over!
Especially on this Monday it seems all about new database data intern ration technologies and…
Thank you all those who attended my session Cache Fusion Demystified.
As I mentioned, it was impossible to fit in a demo within that compressed 45 minute timeline. I put the details of the demo in a separate file with all the scripts and instructions that allows you to execute the demos at your own site.Download the slide deck as well as the scripts. In addition I have also written a whitepaper to explain the concepts clearer.
Download the slides, the paper, the demo scripts and instructions here.
I sincerely hope it demystified one of the most complex topics in Oracle RAC. As always, I would love to hear from you about your experience.
It’s been about 8 months since I posted a little note about a “notable change in behaviour” of the optimizer when dealing with subqueries in the where clause that could be used to return a constant, e.g.:
select * from t1 where id between (select 10001 from dual) and (select 90000 from dual) ;
There’s been a note at the start of the script ever since saying: Check if this is also true for any table with ‘select fixed_value from table where primary = constant’ I finally had a few minutes this morning (San Francisco time) to check – and it does, in both 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11. With the t1 table from the previous article run the following:
Thank you all those who came to attend my session "Demystifying Cache Buffer Chains Latches" at Oracle Open World 2014. Much appreciated. I hope you got something out your time investment.
I have also written a paper to accompany this session. The paper explains the concepts I presented in greater detail. You can download a zip file containing the slide deck, the paper and the scripts here. Please note: this is a zip file.
And, yes, here is the blog entry that talka about why you need 7X memory to completely fit your database in buffer cache http://arup.blogspot.com/2011/04/can-i-fit-80mb-database-completely-in.html
As always, I would love to hear about your thoughts on the presentation.
One down at #oow14; five more to go :)
It’s funny this might be one of the first time in years that my strange…