Managed Application Service Provider TriCore Solutions Acquires Database Specialists, Strengthening its Oracle Database Management Support Capabilities

Boston, Mass. – (October 5, 2016) – TriCore Solutions, the application management experts, today announced the successful acquisition of Database Specialists, a database managed service company focused on support for Oracle database systems. The company’s comprehensive, enterprise level service suite includes architecture, design, database tuning, performance management, and ongoing 24×7 technical support and continuous improvements. […]

Managing Database Load

Introduction One of the most common issues with Oracle databases that result in major business issues happen when database resources are overwhelmed with work. When this happens, some or all of the following can happen: Response time can increase to the point where no SQL operations are completing from any connected sessions, The database and […]

Leveraging Your Remote DBA as a Partner

In today’s business world, management not only has to work with their current employees but a plethora of vendors. Properly managing vendors has become a crucial task for upper management, and when it comes to managing your database, the CIO must effectively communicate with the DBA vendor. Having access to the right remote DBA vendor […]

Collaborate IOUG 2015 Session Material

I had the pleasure and the honor of presenting “DBA 3.0 or How to Become a Real-World Exadata DBA” at Collaborate 2015 – IOUG’s annual user conference – in Las Vegas. It was a fantastic experience for me, personally, and I thoroughly enjoyed answering questions and talking about all things Exadata with the audience both during and after my […]

Remote Database Administration On-Shore

Database administration is crucial for most businesses, and recently the trend has returned to keeping all aspects of DBA work on-shore, instead of outsourcing it to companies’ off-shore. There are definite benefits to keeping your rDBA in the same US time-zone as your business, as well as reasons outsourcing is no longer a viable solution. […]