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Franck Pachot
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OCM 12cFranck Pachot has 20 years of experience in Oracle databases. Through his expertise as a DBA, Oracle expert, data architect, and performance specialist, he is able to cover all database areas: architecture, data modeling, database design, tuning, operation, and training. Franck knows how to enable an efficient collaboration between the developers and the operational team when it comes to troubleshooting issues or performance tuning.

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Next public appearance:
Swiss Oracle User Group

Leman: Calculer les statistiques comme prévu par l'optimiseur
Baden: Single-Tenant 12.2
San Francisco, Oct 1st

Multitenant: Trust It by Understanding Beyond What Is Documented
Nürnberg, Nov, 21st

Multitenant internals
From Transportable Tablespace to Pluggable Databases
Join Methods: Nested Loop, Hash, Sort, Merge, Adaptive
Las Vegas , Apr 25th

From Transportable Tablespaces to Pluggable Databases
12.2 Multitenant New Security Features to Clarify DevOps and DBA role separation

Franck Pachot

Database is more than persistence. It is shared. My thoughts about Microservice Database.

By | Oracle | 4 Comments

The development teams often see the database as a ‘persistence layer’ only. And sometimes it is mentioned that the database is always the cause of the problems, especially when implementing continuous integration and trying to be agile. Then cames the idea to have this ‘persistence layer’ in an isolated environment, such as a docker container, with the database for each developer. However, this overlooks the real cause of the problems, which is not the persistence…

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Archivelog deletion policy on Data Guard configuration

By | Oracle | No Comments

The deletion policy on a dataguard configuration should be: CONFIGURE ARCHIVELOG DELETION POLICY TO APPLIED ON ALL STANDBY; for the site where you don’t backup. It can be the standby or the primary. and: CONFIGURE ARCHIVELOG DELETION POLICY TO APPLIED ON ALL STANDBY BACKED UP 1 TIMES TO DISK; for the site where you do the backups. It can be the primary or the standby. I’ve always configured it in this way, but I recently…

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VirtualBox 5.2 exports the VM to the Oracle Cloud

By | Database Administration & Monitoring | 3 Comments

The new release of Oracle VM VirtualBox (aka VirtualBox) is there with a new functionality to export a VM to the Oracle Cloud Compute (aka Oracle Cloud Infrastructure). That can be interesting to prepare a VM on my laptop and move it to the Cloud to get it accessible from everywhere. Here’s my first try. In my opinion, it’s idea but probably need further evolution.  

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Oracle Database Multilingual Engine (MLE)

By | Oracle | No Comments

My ODC appreciation blog post was about Javascript in the database running in the beta of the Oracle Database Multilingual Engine (MLE). Here I’ll detail my first test which is a comparison, in performance, between a package written in Javascript, running in the MLE, and one written and running in PL/SQL.  

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By | Oracle | 12 Comments

ODA X6-2 So, the ODA X6 End of Life seems to be planned for October, and be careful, as far as I know, this concerns also the storage expansion. The main feedback from the X6-2 series were: not enough cores when consolidating multiple databases in M, L and HA not enough storage on HA when compared with X5-2 Standard Edition on HA would be great for cheaper RAC The position of the ‘Large’ version of…

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