Month: September 2015

Installing Oracle Software – Prerequisites

Andy Kerber, Senior Consultant The intent of this series of posts is to cover basic Oracle skills for the beginning DBA. These are follow-on posts to my previous article titled ‘Eleven Critical Skills for the Beginning DBA’. I debated with myself for some time on how...

Oracle Calibrate I/O – Part 2

Jim Hannan (@HoBHannan), Principal Architect In Part 1 of this blog, published in June of last year, we discussed the value of having I/O baselines and some of the tools available to administrators and DBAs for testing I/O. Additionally, we detailed how to test IOPS...