Artikelen gelabeld: Oracle

Silly Little Oracle Benchmark – RPM edition


A while ago Kevin Closson announced a new release of the well-known SLOB kit. SLOB is a simple but powerful toolkit that drives lots and lots of IO on a real Oracle database (so for performance testing of database platforms, it’s much better than synthetic IO tests). A previous version was bundled [...]

Interview with Madora


A while ago I was interviewed by Kay Williams of Madora Consulting. As many customers are overwhelmed by licensing, audit and compliancy issues, I highly recommend my EMEA readers to reach out to Madora if you need independent assistance in that area. In the interview we discussed a bit of my background, [...]

Tales from the past – Disaster Recovery testing


A long time ago in a datacenter far, far away…. Turmoil has engulfed the IT landscape. Within the newly formed digital universe, corporate empires are becoming more and more dependent on their digital data and computer systems. To avoid downtime when getting hit by an evil strike, the corporations are starting to build disaster recovery [...]

Introducing Outrun for Oracle


Overview If you want to get your hands dirty with Oracle database, the first thing you have to do is build a system that actually runs Oracle database. Unless you have done that several times before, chances are that this will take considerable time spent on trial-and-error, several reinstalls, fixing install [...]