Monthly Archives: June 2015

My thoughts on conferences

Wait a moment, I should not be blogging. I’m on holiday.

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Harmony 2015, day 2

The day started off with a keynote by Radu Parvua and Tarmo Alasoo from Accenture. Tarmo used to work at Enkitec and Enkitec is now part of Accenture. Radu told us that Accenture now almost has all the engineered systems from … Continue reading

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Harmony 2015, day 1

The first day of Harmony 2015 started off with a keynote by Graham Wood, talking about performance. Of course, Graham can come in at our company any day and do this talk about real world Oracle performance for higher-up management. … Continue reading

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Harmony 2015, day 0

I’m currently in Tallinn, Estonia, for the Harmony 2015 conference. I was one day early to visit the old town and to attend the speakers diner.

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Tracing Oracle background processes with Dtrace for Linux

I’ve been googling for articles on using Dtrace with Oracle databases. There isn’t all that much. I’ve found an article from Andrey Nikolaev on using Dtrace to investigate exclusive latches on Solaris. He uses this dtrace command to investigate the … Continue reading

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