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What kind of DBA are you? Oracle Software Downloads

When I was a college professor I used to tell my students that “there are no stupid questions”, but that was 25 years ago, back when entry into the computer room was closely guarded.  Back then, Geekdom had “barriers to entry“, and only those people who had studied for years could gain entry into the […]

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FAWN: Fast Array of Wimpy Nodes for Sun Oracle, Google, and Facebook

FAWN: Fast Array of Wimpy Nodes for Sun Oracle, Google, and Facebook: by mbenedict October 16, 2009 7:12 PM PDT It’s not just about the raw cost. There’s a finite amount of electricity you can bring to a data center, so at some point the number of queries you can do per kWh becomes very […]

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Oracle Grid Computing to Support Future Business and Data Warehouse Growth: Taobao.com in China with 83 Million Concurrent Users Management

Oracle Grid Computing to Support Future Business and Data Warehouse Growth: Taobao.com in China with 83 Million Concurrent Users Management: http://www.iaskchina.cn/Report/view/id/10 WHY ORACLE GRID? GRID LEADERSHIP Grid computing enables groups of networked computers to be pooled and provisioned on demand to meet the changing needs of business. Instead of dedicated servers and storage for each […]

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How to do best Load, Stress, and Performance Testing? Let’s learn

How to do best Load, Stress, and Performance Testing? Let’s learn by looking at link given below. Not necessarily, compression yields best results if we are dynamically compressing very huge data sets. Reference : matt@webperformance.com ©2008 Web Performance, Inc. v1.0 – Dec 4, 2008 ____________________________—— _______________________________- Load Configuration * Five test cases as described above. […]