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Franck Pachot

SLOB in the Cloud: how to check Cloud Services performance

By | Database Administration & Monitoring, Oracle | No Comments

You buy resources on the Cloud, but they are mutualized, thanks to virtualization. Are you sure ou have the resources you paid for? When it comes to Oracle databases there are 3 ways to test performances: Run an application, or a simulation of an application, such as the excellent SwingBench from Dominic Giles Run low-level calibration tools, such as Orion that simulate database, good when you have no database yet Or run something in the…

 
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Franck Pachot

Oracle Cloud Services DBaaS and dbi services best practices

By | Database Administration & Monitoring, Oracle | No Comments

When we give our trainings (dbi services workshops) we signal our best practices with this logo. It’s our know-how, acquired through experience, consulting, service desk, exchange at events, beta testing, etc. that we share with our customers. Let’s have a look at a few points that we recommend to change if you provision a database with DBaaS on the Cloud.  

 
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Franck Pachot

Oracle Database Cloud Service – My first trial

By | Database management, Oracle | No Comments

The cloud has been annouced, I want to try. From the cloud.oracle.com/database website, there is Trial only for the ‘Database Schema Service’ so I asked fot it, received an e-mail with connection info and it works:   Good. The password was temporary, so I have to change it, and set answers to 3 within 4 questions in case I forgot my password. Java error: my user does not exist: Ok, I was too quick after…

 
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Matthieu Munch

Row Store vs Column Store in SAP HANA

By | Development & Performance | One Comment

The SAP HANA database allows you to create your tables in Row or Column Store mode. In this blog, I will demonstrate that each method has its advantages and disadvantages and should be used for specific cases. Thanks to two kind of tests, I will show you that the Row Store mode should be used for simple SELECT SQL queries, without aggregation and the Column Store mode should be used for complex SELECT queries, containing…

 
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Microsoft Team

SharePoint 2016: What’s new? And What to expect?

By | Application integration & Middleware | One Comment

The Ignite Event took place in Chicago last week. According to what has been presented, here are the first news about the new SharePoint 2016!  SharePoint 2016 looks like an enhancement of the existing SharePoint 2013 version. Most of the SP2013 features will continue to work but in a more powerful way. SharePoint 2016 will be focused on the following points: Security Compliance Advanced Analytics and Insights (data analysis and reporting) Cloud experience The new…

 
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