DBA Kevlar

Tips, Tricks, (and maybe a few rants) to make more DBAs bulletproof!

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This is a living document that I will continue to update and will add new database platforms to as I

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I’m new to Mac, but most know that anything you give me, I’m looking to automate any task that I

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I’ve been involved in two data masking projects in my time as a database administrator.  One was to mask and

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Anyone who’s anyone knows to search out OakTable World at major events in the US and Europe, and Oracle Open World 2016 is

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A number of emails I received about trying out Delphix Express was regarding VMWare.  Many of my followers had used

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For those of you that downloaded and are starting to work with Delphix Express, (because you’re the cool kids… :))

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So some unknowing fool gave me full access to a fridge of Starbucks caffeinated beverages, which should be against the

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Delphix Express offers a virtual environment to work with all the cool features like data virtualization and data masking on just a

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I’ve been going through some SERIOUS training in just over a week.  This training has successfully navigated the “Three I’s”,

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Back in 2012, when I started to build a reputation as a mentor, the goal was not just to create

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So there are some cool features that are built into the GPIOZero library/module.  One of the challenges I think many

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So after over two years at Oracle, I’m moving on.  Yes, for those of you who haven’t seen the tweets

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How many times have you had maintenance or a release complete and everyone is sure that everything’s been put back the

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I just built out my own EM13c environment so I can answer many questions that I won’t be able to

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I know Werner DeGruyter will like the title of this post, so here’s a post dedicated to him as my

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Per Oracle documentation, you’re able to upgrade from EM12c to EM13c, including the OMR, (Oracle Management Repository) to DB12c and

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Enterprise Manager does a LOT.  Sometimes it may do too much.  Customers on forums, on support or via email and

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This last week I presented at Great Lakes Oracle Conference, (GLOC16) and the discussion on monitoring of non-Oracle databases came

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