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My Latin American Tour in March

At March I will be presenting my very successful seminar “Mastering Backup and Recovery” in some countries of Latin America for the very first time. Thank you Panama, Chile and Brazil OUGs for inviting me to your amazing countries! Please,

Posted in 11gR2, 12c, Books, General, News, Others, Questions, Tutorials

Join me at the next OTN Virtual Developer Day

    Hi All, On February 4, 2014 at 9:30 am PT I will be talking on the next OTN Virtual Developer Day about Oracle VM and Oracle Database. Come and discover the answers for the following questions: Does an

Posted in 11gR2, 12c, Cloud, General, Links, News, OVM, Questions, Tutorials, Virtualization

Why use OVM for Oracle Databases

Some time ago I made a benchmark exercise to compare the performance of an Oracle Database running in a bare metal environment versus a virtualized environment to clear some of the main questions our team and clients in Revera have,

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Posted in Cloud, General, News, Others, OVM, Virtualization, White Papers

Are you getting short of SCN?

Did you know that Oracle has determine that some software bugs (affecting databases between version 10.1.0.5 and 11.2.0.3) could cause the database to attempt to exceed the current maximum SCN value (The limit is currently 281 trillion) causing a transaction

Posted in General, News, Others

What is new in 12c for Backup and Recovery?

OOW has announced the new Oracle Database 12c, and this new version of the database product as expected has introduced many new features and enhancements for Backup and Recovery, on this post I will introduce you to some of them.

Posted in Backup & Recovery, General, News, Others

Playing with Oracle 11gR2, OEL 5.6 and VirtualBox 4.0.2 (4th Part)

Project Name 11gR2/2011 Author Francisco Munoz Alvarez Software Used Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.6 Oracle VirtualBox 4.0.2 Oracle 11.2.0.2 Database and Infrastructure Software Date 02/02/2011 The idea of this tutorial is to show you how you can create an Oracle Database

Posted in 11gR2, General, News

My European Tour–May 2011

May will be a very busy month with several seminars and conferences in Europe. I’ll be presenting some seminars for the Oracle Celebrity Series in UK, Germany, Spain and Slovakia, and also will be presenting at User Groups conferences at

Posted in News, Others