Best Practices for Backing up Your Database

It’s almost the end of the workday and the employees are cranking out the last of the reports when every computer screen in the office goes dark. Some employees are checking the CPU connections while others are tapping on keyboards to see if something happens. When the database finally comes back online, there are large […]

Sometimes it’s the little things.

As Oracle consultants we often get caught up in the esoteric areas of performance, such as contention, complex execution plans, and obscure parameters.  But we forget that sometimes it’s the little things that count, many of which we learned in the DBA101 phase of our careers. I was reminded of this recently at one of […]