Thoughts on Oracle’s Nimbula Purchase Announcement

posted March 25, 2013, 8:54 PM by

Dave Welch (@OraVBCA), CTO and Chief Evangelist

Tech Target’s Beth Pariseau asked for my opinion on Oracle’s recent Nimbula purchase announcement. She then posted an article titled “Oracle’s Nimbula IaaS buy sparks open source speculation” on March 14th.

I always appreciate…

Routine SQL Server DBA Tasks

posted March 15, 2013, 3:40 PM by

House of Brick Principal Architect

Every once in a while I get asked about checklists and routine tasks that DBAs should be performing. I have a set routine for the various activities around day to day management.

First, I have a…

Oracle Automated Deployment on VMware – Part 2

posted March 1, 2013, 8:55 PM by

Jim Hannan (@HoBHannan), Principal Architect

In my previous post I discussed tools to automate deployments for virtualized Oracle workloads. I outlined some of the current industry methods and their tools. In this blog post I will take a deeper look…