Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Oracle tips: Quiz for aspiring apps DBAs

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August 31, 2005
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IN THIS ISSUE

-- Quiz for aspiring apps DBAs
-- Essential performance forecasting, part 1
-- Do people really understand data warehousing?
-- The BI application consolidation challenge
-- Oracle Collaboration Suite 10g zeroes in on SharePoint

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QUIZ FOR ASPIRING APPS DBAS | Naveen Nahata

With the IT job market so tight, every available position is met with
an avalanche of applicants. Naveen Nahata offers this list of
technical interview questions for Oracle E-Business Suite DBA
applicants that helps him quickly weed out the poseurs. Can you pass
his test?
http://searchoracle.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid41_gci1111676,00.html?track=NL-93&ad=526731

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ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE FORECASTING, PART 1 | Craig Shallahamer

Forecasting Oracle performance is absolutely essential for every DBA
to understand and perform. When performance begins to degrade, it's
the DBA who hears about it, and it's the DBA who's supposed to fix
it. Our columnist Craig Shallahamer says that low precision
forecasting can be done very quickly and is a great way to get
started forecasting Oracle performance. [Now corrected and
expanded]
http://searchoracle.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid41_gci1116143,00.html?track=NL-93&ad=526731

DO PEOPLE REALLY UNDERSTAND DATA WAREHOUSING? | SearchOracle.com

A data warehousing initiative shouldn't result in multiple data
silos, but too often that's just what happens. The problem, says
guest columnist Rick Sherman, is that data warehousing is
misunderstood.
http://searchoracle.techtarget.com/columnItem/0,294698,sid41_gci1119367,00.html?track=NL-93&ad=526731

THE BI APPLICATION CONSOLIDATION CHALLENGE | SearchCRM.com

Whether through departmental purchases, mergers or acquisitions,
companies have a myriad of BI tools. Consolidating them is a task
fraught with challenges.
http://searchoracle.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid41_gci1118491,00.html?track=NL-93&ad=526731

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ORACLE COLLABORATION SUITE 10G ZEROES IN ON SHAREPOINT | NEWS
Oracle is going after Microsoft SharePoint Server users with the
latest release of Oracle Collaboration Suite.
http://searchoracle.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid41_gci1118446,00.html?track=NL-93&ad=526731

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