Managing Oracle Database Feature Usage

Oracle Database Enterprise Edition comes bundled with a wide variety of options and management packs. The ability to track the usage of individual product features is built in to the database engine. This internal accounting is very fine-grained.  The usage data is typically updated once per week by an internal, hidden job. The feature usage view is the same one that Oracle would refer to in the case of a formal audit of its products at

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Broadcom to Acquire VMware

Broadcom today confirmed the rumors of a few days ago that it was in acquisition talks with VMware. My reaction: anybody but Oracle. Before I

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Oracle Advanced Compression

Oracle Database Enterprise Edition has several types of data compression. Most seasoned Oracle DBAs will understand how to best use these features, but may not fully

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