Yesterday I finally busted a cap in ASMM's proverbial ass, setting sga_target back to 0 and manually configuring the various SGA member pool sizes. After my first problems with ASMM, I began reading more and more about "immaturities" with ASMM which I hadn't come across before, particularly with rapid-fire SGA... [Read More]
Wherefore art thou, Development DBA?
Highlander Doug Burns wrote a great piece last month entitled "What use is a Development DBA?" that really hits home for me. I have a lot of minor and not-so-minor conflicts with the developers on my team (read about "the compound keys" for some perspective).As Doug says, a lot of... [Read More]
Oracle SQL Developer 1.1.3 is out
Kris Rice announced the release of Oracle SQL Developer 1.1.3, with "about 200 bug fixes in this build."Full list of bug fixes is here.
I'm kind of a bigger deal around here now
Eddie Awad recently posted about some new Technorati "Authority" rankings for blogs included in his Oracle blog news aggregator, OraNA. Well I gave Eddie the sad puppy-dog-eyes and he graciously has added this blog to the collective.Now I just need some suckers to add me to their favorites ... [Read More]
Hiding "Permission denied" errors with `find`
Jon Emmons over at Life After Coffee, a blog of linux tips and tricks, has posted some tips for the "find" command. Nothing new for myself, although his tip of redirecting STDERR to /dev/null to avoid having my terminal polluted with "Permission denied" errors is something that brightened my day,... [Read More]