Denny Cherry
Follow /17 Jul 2018 at 11:19pm / SQL Server Blog

General availability: SQL Database auto-failover groups – and it looks awesome

A really great feature in Azure SQL DB went GA today. That feature gives you and SQL DB the ability to automatically fail databases over to a Secondary replia, without having to configure your application to handle that failover. You point your application...
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Porus Homi Havewala
Follow /16 Jul 2018 at 1:05pm / Oracle Blog

Oracle Hybrid Database Cloud using Enterprise Manager – Part XIV

Hybrid Cloud management is an interestingly hot topic for today’s cloud world, since not all companies want to move everything to the cloud. In this article series, we are looking at the detailed steps for setting up the Oracle Hybrid Cloud via...
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Deepak Vohra
Follow /13 Jul 2018 at 1:29pm / Toad for Oracle Blog

Using Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service with Toad for Oracle - III

In three articles we are discussing using Toad for Oracle with Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service. In the first article we created an Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service instance and in the second article we discussed connecting to...
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Deepak Vohra
Follow /12 Jul 2018 at 9:07pm / Toad for Oracle Blog

Using Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service with Toad for Oracle - II

In three articles we are exploring using Toad for Oracle with Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service. In the first article we created an Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service instance, which includes an Oracle Database 12c R2 instance....
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Brendan Tierney
Follow /12 Jul 2018 at 5:34pm / Oracle Blog

Oracle Developer Champion

Yesterday evening I received an email titled 'Invitation to Developer Champion Program'. What a surprise! The Oracle Developer Champion program was setup just a year ago and is aimed at people who are active in generating content and sharing their...
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Anju Garg
Follow /12 Jul 2018 at 5:09pm / Oracle Blog

Oracle Multi-tenant Application Containers – Part XIII: Identify common application users for an application

An Oracle multitenant application container can house multiple applications. These applications may be shared by various application PDBs within the container. Each of these applications can have common application user(s) associated with it, which are...
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Norm [TeamT]
Follow /12 Jul 2018 at 10:10am / Oracle Blog

Generate Entity Relationship Diagrams from a SQL Script.

Sometimes , just occasionally , you find yourself as a DBA on a site where, for some strange and unknown reason, you don’t have an Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) for the database that you are working on. You could use a tool such as Toad , or...
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Carol.Buckley
Follow /11 Jul 2018 at 10:47pm / Oracle Blog

Read Deepak Vohra on Using Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service with Toad for Oracle

If you're interested in Database as a Service (DBaaS), check out Deepak Vohra 's new series on using the Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service with Toad for Oracle. The first article in the short series is live now here in the Toad for...
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Porus Homi Havewala
Follow /11 Jul 2018 at 2:50pm / Oracle Blog

Database as a Service using Enterprise Manager – Part XIV

In this article series, we are exploring the capabilities of Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c for the private Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) cloud – including the setup of such a cloud. In the previous parts , we started the setup of the...
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Denny Cherry
Follow /10 Jul 2018 at 7:59pm / SQL Server Blog

Exchanging SQL Certificates with different service accounts can be tricky

Setting up Transparent Data Encryption, or Backup Encryption, or basically anything else where you need to restore a certificate to another SQL Server instance can get tricky as soon as yo u run the instances under different service accounts.  The problem...
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