Archive for November, 2008

I'll attend UKOUG 2008…

November 25, 2008  |  off-Topic  |  No Comments

Less than 1 week to go until UKOUG 2008 in Birmingham ICC... My scheduled sessions are: Monday Advanced SQL for PL/SQL Programmers Oracle Application Express Now and in the Future Oracle Forms: Features and Future Oracle 11g/10g Developers: What You Need to Know Tuesday Web 2.0 in Buisness or Education . Which is the better marriage? Application Express...

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Fast Incremental Backups with Block Change Tracking

November 24, 2008  |  dba, security  |  No Comments

Backing up terabyte size databases can be time consuming. When RMAN performs an incremental backup, Oracle must scan all database / tablespace to identify which blocks have been updated since last backup. This, of course, is very time and resource consuming. Fortunatly Oracle 10g brings the possibility to track changed...

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