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July 2014 archive
Oracle just released the 188.8.131.52 patchset approximately thirteen months after 184.108.40.206 was made available. There are a few new features with this release that can be seen here.
I am working towards upgrading databases from 220.127.116.11 to 18.104.22.168. This should go smoothly, right? Well after I upgraded a development database, I got a call about a slow performing query. In all of the 22.214.171.124 databases, the query runs in about 50 seconds. In the 126.96.36.199 databases, the query runs in 4 minutes. The …
Oracle announced a new product called Big Data SQL that will be available in the Fall. I think this product will be interesting. The one downside I see is that it appears to only run on an Oracle appliance which means you are forced to use their hardware as well. For more information, see the …