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Tuned-adm and Oracle

(Anand) “Tuned” in RHEL7/OEL7 is tuning daemon for automatically tuning the system via the use of tuning profile. It can also be configured to react to changes to improve performance of the server and also to make system settings persistent.

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Clustered Indexes Matter

When talking about using natural keys the last couple of days, the most frequent comment against this technique is the issue of performance. I have databases where using natural keys outperforms using sequential, system assigned keys. Today I am going to posit a theory as to why that is so (other than I am just fooling myself, or my measurements […]

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Should I Tell My Current Employer About My Side Business?

Should I tell my current employer about my side business? Career Management Series By Laura Lee Rose Hello, this is Laura Lee Rose – author of TimePeace: Making peace with time – and I am a business and efficiency coach that specializes in time management, project management and work-life balance strategies. I help busy professionals and entrepreneurs create effective systems […]

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Can we Agree on Keys?

I had forgotten how much polarization there is regarding the use of System Assigned or Natural Keys. It seems to be an issue were we tend to have VERY strong opinions, mostly based on bad experiences we don’t want to re-visit. If we had a bad experience using Natural keys we lean toward system assigned keys. Those with issues caused […]