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The Forgotten Link To The Cloud

(Note: This article was also published at – Last year when presenting a session at Collaborate’17 in Las Vegas regarding Tips and Best Practices for DBAs, I went thru the evolution of the DBA profession and also gave

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Posted in Cloud, DBA Career Tips, General, Oracle Cloud

My book: Oracle Database 12c Backup and Recovery Survival Guide

It was a long journey of hard work and team work that now has finished, as a result you will find my book Oracle Database 12c Backup and Recovery Survival Guide that I wrote with the help of my good

Posted in 12c, Backup & Recovery, Books, DBA Career Tips, General, Interview Tips, Others, Questions, Scripts, Tutorials, White Papers

Once again, How to Improve your Oracle Career

The main question about the DBA job I hear all the time is: How can I became a successful DBA? Most of the people that I talk to who have difficulties starting out in their DBA career really have an

Posted in DBA Career Tips, General, Interview Tips, Oracle FAQ

Back to Basics – USER MANAGED BACKUPs part 1

In the past few weeks I have received many questions regarding user managed backups, and due to this, I decided to write a little regarding this topic. User managed backups are basically all backups you can make without the use

Posted in Backup & Recovery, DBA Career Tips, General, Tutorials, White Papers

NZOUG and LAOUC June and July Webinars (Recording)

Hi All, NZOUG (New Zealand Oracle Users Group) and LAOUC (Latin American Oracle Users Communty) is organizing a serie of webinars to Oracle Community (over 42 Webinars) with the participation of several Oracle Celebrities, and is my desire to share the first 8 webinars

Posted in 11gR2, DBA Career Tips, General, Questions, Tutorials

Tip of the Month: How to have super powers using Data Pump!

A lot of people don’t know several powerful functionalities that we have available when using Data Pump (expdp/impdp), most of the people only use these tools to export and import data (in other words, only to move data), and never

Posted in Backup & Recovery, DBA Career Tips, General, Tutorials

DBA Tip of the Month: Jan/2010

I want to start this New Year creating a new session on my blog called “DBA Tip of the month” where I will try to post every month an important tip to help all fellows DBAs to improve their careers.

Posted in Backup & Recovery, DBA Career Tips, General