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Nicolas Jardot

Nicolas Jardot

Oracle Open World 2013: 2nd day – VirtualBox, Oracle Linux and Big Data

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Another packed day in San Francisco, I had to visit 3 different places to assist sessions I have planned today. I have not enough time to write about everything, so what’s the program? A few words about the keynote on Big Data, some cool news concerning VirtualBox and also Linux management. Big Data Mark Hurd, President of Oracle, started the conference with a video on Oracle Team USA and asks the public to motivate the…

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Nicolas Jardot

Oracle Open World 2013: First day – In-Memory, Perl for DBAs, and RDBMS Forensics

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Oracle Open World 2013 just started this Sunday morning, 22 October. I’m very happy to be part of such an event this year as an attendee and as a speaker. It’s a very impressive event with lots of people (60.000) until the 26th. In the following days, I’ll keep you informed of the most interesting things I’ll see. Let’s talk about the first day! Even for the first day and for a Sunday, it was…

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Nicolas Jardot

OOW 2013 : Solving customer issues with the 12c Optimizer (I) – Adaptive execution plans

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During the last year, I faced many performance issues at customer sites with their applications. To solve the issues, I had to implement some workarounds because in most cases, the application code couldn’t be changed. As Oracle 12c is now available since more than 2 month, I decided to focus on how this new release will help our customers to solve their performance issues. I will present you 3 real customer cases reproduced in lab…

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Nicolas Jardot

UKOUG 2012: Day 2 – Not only about Oracle Optimizer (CBO)

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Yesterday was a very busy day at UKOUG 2012: many technical sessions about performances and also a time travel back in the evening. I really like sessions about performances (Oracle Optimizer) and Oracle behinds, but I will not focus on the technical side because it will take too much time (maybe in future blogs!). I will just summarize a little the main interesting topics. I had the opportunity to attend several sessions during this day…

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Nicolas Jardot

UKOUG 2012: Day 1 – Oracle 12c features and database performance

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Today was the official launch of UKOUG 2012. We started with keynotes including one from Tom Kytes giving information about Oracle 12c features. Then I had some very interesting sessions on database performance. Oracle 12c When we talk about performance issues on SQL statement, it’s really often due to bad/missing statistics and Oracle using the wrong execution plan. In next Oracle database two features may (or not) help us to deal with this topic: Enhanced statistics…

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Nicolas Jardot

OakTable at UKOUG 2012: Hybrid Columnar Compression (Exadata), SQL tuning, etc.

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Yesterday, I went to a set of sessions organized by OakTable members just before the kick-off of the UKOUG conference 2012, one of the biggest events on Oracle Technology and E-Business in Europe. This post focuses on some of the covered topics, such as database development, Hybrid Columnar Compression (Exadata), optimizer statistics, and SQL tuning. There were 2 streams with very interesting topics. I attended to sessions covering the following topics: Application development: Keep it…

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