Syed Jaffar Hussain

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In Part 1, I described how data security is critical to the modern enterprise business world and the key role it plays, as well as some of Oracle 12c’s security features.  In Part 2, I am going to touch how to apply security controls in network, storage and backup levels. Also, a few selective Oracle database 12c new security features… Continue Reading →

12c, All Things Oracle Full Articles, Database Administration, Oracle Database

Securing enterprise business-critical data is as important for DBAs as database tuning and data protection. Oracle provides comprehensive and powerful security controls/solutions to ensure data privacy and data security which will help with meeting regulatory compliance. Oracle supports the following security controls: Data Masking Advance Security (TDE, Data Redaction) Label security Virtual Private Database (VPD) Fine Grained Auditing (FGA) Data… Continue Reading →

12c, All Things Oracle Full Articles, Database Administration, Database Development

When Oracle initially introduced the standby database concepts, the solo intention was to deliver the solutions to protect enterprise critical business data from any sort of natural and unnatural disasters. Since its innovation, Oracle has incorporated huge amount of new functionality/features and made several enhancements to ensure the standby database deliver and meet various user demands. This article is not… Continue Reading →

11g, All Things Oracle Full Articles, Database Administration

Thurs August 29th, 2013 Watch video In this webinar you will learn how to upgrade a 2 node Oracle 11gR2 clusterware and database to Oracle 12c, and the advantages of doing so. The session will also cover downgrading an upgraded cluster to a previous Oracle release. A live Q&A session with Syed Jaffar Hussain follows the presentation.

12c, Database Administration, Database Development, Oracle Database, RAC, Webinar

Parts 1,2 & 3 focusssed more on the most useful improvements and enhancements of Database administration: Performance Tuning, RMAN, Data Guard,  ASM and Clusterware. This part of the series will mainly focus on some of the new features that are useful to developers. Read Oracle Database 12c New Features – Part 1 Read Oracle Database 12c New Features – Part… Continue Reading →

12c, All Things Oracle Full Articles, Database Administration, Database Development, Oracle Database

During this Oracle Database 12c new features article series; I shall be extensively exploring some of the miscellaneous, yet very useful, new additions and enhancements introduced in the areas of Clusterware, ASM and RAC database. Read Oracle Database 12c New Features – Part 1 Read Oracle Database 12c New Features – Part 2 Part 3 covers: Additions/Enhancements in ASM Additions/Enhancements… Continue Reading →

12c, All Things Oracle Full Articles, Database Administration, Database Development, Oracle Database

During this Oracle Database 12c new features series, I shall be extensively exploring some of the miscellaneous, yet very useful, new additions and enhancements introduced in the areas of Database Administration, RMAN, Data Guard and Performance Tuning. Read Oracle Database 12c New Features – Part 1 Part 2 covers: Table partition maintenance enhancements Database upgrade improvements Restore/Recover data file over… Continue Reading →

12c, All Things Oracle Full Articles, Database Administration, Database Development, EM12c, Oracle Database

During this Oracle Database 12c new features article series, I shall be extensively exploring some of the very important new additions and enhancements introduced in the area of Database Administration, RMAN, High Availability and Performance Tuning. Part I covers: Online migration of an active data file Online table partition or sub-partition migration Invisible column Multiple indexes on the same column… Continue Reading →

12c, All Things Oracle Full Articles, Database Administration, Database Development, Oracle Database

In this webinar, Syed Jaffar Hussain (Oracle ACE Director and Oracle Magazine Editor’s choice award (2011) for ‘Technologist of the year, DBA’) explains how to manage and troubleshoot various clusterware issues. View the presentation slides Watch video You will learn: Grid Infrastructure (Clusterware) startup sequence, like how things getting started after a node reboot or cluster start-up How to understand… Continue Reading →

Database Administration, Oracle Database, Troubleshooting, Webinar

This video is a recording from the webinar broadcast by Red Gate on 29th March 2012. Oracle Database administrators have to cope with numerous challenges when migrating an existing non-cluster environment to a cluster environment. One of the most significant challenges a DBA faces is to migrate/convert an existing single instance to RAC. Oracle provides several easy methods to carry… Continue Reading →

Database Administration, Database Development, Oracle Database, Troubleshooting, Video, Webinar