Month: February 2015

Benchmarking Transaction Databases

Tom Roehr, Senior Consultant How much work can your database server do? That’s a question that’s difficult to answer.  After all, unless you’ve run performance tests against a known standard with the database server, any answer you can give is just an...

OS Watcher Black Box – Revisited

Tom Roehr, Senior Consultant Previously, my colleague Jim Hannan, wrote an introductory blog about Oracle’s OS Watcher Black Box. I’d like to review OS Watcher and add some additional information that I have found useful. What is OS Watcher Black Box? OS...

Oracle’s Cloud Offering: DBaaS Part 2

Jeff Stonacek, Principal Architect Every major hardware and software vendor has a Cloud Computing offering nowadays.  Oracle Corporation is no different.  In part 1 of this series we provided a general overview of Cloud Computing.  In this segment, we will delve...