Monthly Archives: September 2011

Openworld 2011 Presentation – Sizing the FRA

I’ll be presenting at OpenWorld this year with Cristobal Pedregal-Martin from Oracle. Our session is titled “How to Best Configure, Size, and Monitor the Oracle Database Fast Recovery Area.” While it may be an afterthought for many DBAs, it is something that requires some planning, especially on Exadata environments. Cris will be speaking on guidelines… Read More »

Exadata Storage on Demand

One of the common refrains regarding Exadata storage is that there’s no real capacity for adding storage as your database grows.  The routine was always to let the storage guys dole out storage as needed, keeping tight reins on where their precious gigabytes (now terabytes) went.  When a database outgrew the storage it was allocated,… Read More »