What is Pivotal?

posted August 8, 2013, 3:04 PM by

House of Brick Principal Architect
On December 4, 2012, EMC and VMware released the initial details on a new group called the Pivotal Initiative. From the details released so far, the goal of Pivotal appears to be to construct a…

OS Watcher Black Box

posted August 5, 2013, 2:40 PM by

Jim Hannan (@HoBHannan), Principal Architect

Most DBAs will agree that good performance monitoring and troubleshooting should include OS metrics – in addition to traditional tools like Statspack and AWR. I would speculate that Oracle Support agrees with this notion and…