Troubleshooting VMware Workstation at 100% CPU

posted November 30, 2017, 2:51 PM by

by Phil Ekins (@SQLPhilUK), Principal Architect

Here at House of Brick, virtualization is near and dear to our hearts, we heavily utilize VMware Workstation to create secure client access, create labs to test new features, etc.

This is a great product,…

Are Non-Default Parameters Killing Your Oracle Database Performance?

posted November 17, 2017, 12:39 PM by

by Jonas Mason, Principal Architect

House of Brick Consultants assess Oracle instance performance for clients large and small and often find non-default parameters that are deprecated, hidden, or undersized.

These non-default parameters can cause out of memory errors, increase disk I/O,…

Oracle 12.2.0.1 Silent Installation

posted November 7, 2017, 3:12 PM by

Andy Kerber (@dbakerber), Senior Consultant

A basic skill of any Oracle DBA is to install the Oracle database software, both silently and using the installer through X-Windows. In this article, we will discuss installing the Oracle database home using the…

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