• Concurrent Manager internals (Part 1)

    It has never been absolutely clear for me how concurrent managers decide which request should be executed next and what conditions drive the distribution of requests among all the different concurrent managers and processes of each concurrent manager. I decided to take a closer look, if you’re interested in what I found - read on!

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  • Block corruption vs RMAN backup retention policy

    Today was the 1st day (of 3) of attendance of Oracle Database 10g: Backup and Recovery course. During explanation of RMAN retention policies I found myself thinking about how backup of database containing corrupted blocks relates to the retention policy. The question is important in case Flash Recovery Area (FRA) + RMAN backups with any retention policy configured is being used, because if there is not enough space to store the ongoing backup ore archived redo log in FRA, an obsolete backups will be automatically deleted.

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  • Monitoring Workflow Agent Listeners

    Hey, the blog is new and I haven’t yet gotten used to it, therefore I absolutely don’t know what you would like to read about :) But it’s also good because I can choose the topics freely. This one will be about monitoring the Workflow Agent Listeners or how to make sure Agent listeners are really doing their job.

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  • Tracing a single concurrent request

    What do you do when you need to trace a concurrent request for troubleshooting or performance tuning purposes? Here we take a look at some most obvious methods and one which I found the most convenient in many cases.

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  • Hello world!

    Hi,

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