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11 February 2015
11 February 2015

Questions About SQL Server Transaction Log You Were Too Shy To Ask

You can give a deep-dive presentation about SQL Server's transaction log, and round it off by inviting questions. Your audience will stare awkwardly at their boots. Afterwards, to your surprise there will be a queue of questioners, and the questions are the ones they were too shy to ask out loud. Tony Davis answers these apparently simple, yet tricky questions.… Read more
02 February 2015
02 February 2015

Oracle Database 12c – RMAN New Features: Part 3

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Oracle Database 12c has new enhancements and additions in Recovery Manager (RMAN).  The Recovery Manager continues to enhance and extend the reliability, efficiency, and availability of Oracle Database Backup and Recovery. In this article series, I will be explaining the new features and how they help the Oracle community. See new features around SYSBACKUP, pluggable databases, and the SQL interfac… Read more
01 December 2014
01 December 2014

Oracle Database 12c – RMAN New Features: Part 2

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Oracle Database 12c has new enhancements and additions to Recovery Manager (RMAN).  The Recovery Manager continues to enhance and extend the reliability, efficiency, and availability of Oracle Database Backup and Recovery. In this article series, I will be explaining the new features and how it will help the Oracle community. See new features covered in Part 1 – Oracle Databas… Read more
20 November 2012
20 November 2012

Handling Backups for Rapid Resilience

The backup and restore system in SQL Server hasn't changed a great deal over the years despite a huge growth in the typical size of databases. When disaster strikes, and an important service is taken offline while a restore is performed, there is often time to reflect on whether it might be possible to design databases for a more rapid recovery of the most critical parts of a database application.… Read more
16 January 2012
16 January 2012

TortoiseSVN and Subversion Cookbook Part 3: In, Out, and Around

Subversion doesn't have to be difficult, especially if you have Michael Sorens's guide at hand. After dealing in previous articles with checkouts and commits in Subversion, and covering the various file-manipulation operations that are required for Subversion, Michael now deals in this article with file macro-management, the operations such as putting things in, and taking things out, that deal with repositories and projects.… Read more