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Intro The common trend for cloud providers is to compare their services/offers with AWS (Amazon Web Services – even… Read more

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Intro In an ideal world, I believe, every backup script should be matched by 2 recovery scenarios. As this swiss OUC figure… Read more

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Intro If there is something I honestly always struggled with as a DBA, it’s RMAN incarnation. Both mystical like its name… Read more

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Intro Besides the long term release benefits, upgrading to a multitenant 19c Database will allow to completely ease the… Read more

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Intro In Oracle multitenant architecture, the default database container upon connection is CDB$ROOT. But as of 18c,… Read more

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