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Blog | May 11, 2017

Oracle Virtual Directory – A View for Different LDAP Solutions

Posted by Amit Raghuvanshi

OVD helps in utilizing all of the existing LDAP solutions in a cost effective manner. It creates a view like structure, which does not require change in an existing layout of technologies being used in organization. It connects to diverse applications and databases without any trouble and is very easy to implement.

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Blog | May 10, 2017

AWS/ Cloud Services: Latest Developments

Posted by Dan Robinson

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Amazon's cloud computing platform that continues to evolve and add new services. AWS launched in 2006 and hasn't stopped innovating the services it offers websites and client-side software applications. As a result, we're always looking for tips on AWS/ Cloud Services, and fortunately we have some good news to share. Let's start with a little background on AWS' structure.

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Blog | May 5, 2017

Edition Based Redefinition (EBR) & Enabling an Application to Support EBR

Posted by Manoj Chawla

In the earlier releases, it was not possible to upgrade database objects while these were being actively accessed by applications. With the Edition Based Redefinition (EBR) feature introduced in 11g Release 2, this became possible without any downtime or, downtime is reduced to just application services bounce. 

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Blog | Apr 27, 2017

IT Security, a 24-Hour Concern

Posted by Pete Salamanca

Security issues are keeping IT professionals up at night, and not just with worries. A breach can come at any time of day or night, and they have to deal with it right away. Internet crime costs over $1 billion a year. Criminal organizations emulate business and open-source models, putting sophisticated malware in the hands of amateurs. It's a 24-hour job to stay ahead of them.

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Blog | Apr 25, 2017

Repair ASM Disk Header Corruption

Posted by Ramesh Kumar

Most of the data in the ASM disk header is of interest to that disk only. However, some information in the ASM disk header is relevant to the whole disk group and some is even relevant to the whole cluster and that’s why it is very important that the Oracle keeps a backup of the header in the same disk.

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Blog | Apr 20, 2017

Dynamic Data Masking in SQL Server 2016

Posted by Vishal Srivastava

Dynamic data masking helps prevent unauthorized access to sensitive data by enabling customers to designate how much of the sensitive data to reveal with minimal impact on the application layer. DDM can be configured on the database to hide sensitive data as the result sets of queries over designated database fields, while the data in the database is not changed. 

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Blog | Apr 19, 2017


Posted by Samantha Hoppe

“Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.” -James Cash Penney 

Once again, COLLABORATE 17: Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community was an exciting week of education, networking and knowledge sharing. Thousands of Oracle users from across the globe gathered at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas for the OAUG conference. We had a fantastic time meeting fellow attendees at the sessions, in the exhibit hall, presenting and at the happy hour events. TriCore has participated during COLLABORATE for a few years now, and there is always something new to learn. Here are a few of our favorite themes, pictures, and technical items from the conference this year.

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Blog | Apr 13, 2017

The Five W's of Modern IT Infrastructure: Where is Your Cloud?

Posted by Dan Robinson

The Five W’s of Modern IT Infrastructure: Where is Your Cloud?

Our blog series discusses the foundational questions to consider for building your hybrid cloud environment today

Author: Dan Robinson, Senior Engagement Manager, TriCore Solutions

In the last year alone, public cloud has become an increasingly viable option for companies: security fears have subsided in exchange for a growing acceptance of the benefits public cloud environments offer. The cloud has reached a point of maturity as large enterprises begin putting tier 1 applications in third party public clouds such as AWS; something that even just a few years ago would have been unheard of. 

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Blog | Apr 12, 2017

New Features of performance tuning in Oracle Database 12c Release (

Posted by Virat Choudhary

In force full database caching mode, Oracle Database caches the entire database in memory when the size of the database is smaller than the database buffer cache size. All data files, including NOCACHE LOBs and LOBS that use SecureFiles, are loaded into the buffer cache as they are being accessed.

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Blog | Apr 11, 2017

New Features in performance tuning of Oracle Database 12c release

Posted by Virat Choudhary

Real-Time Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM): Real-Time ADDM helps us to analyze and resolve problems in hung databases without having it to restart. In OEM 12c helps us to analyze and resolve problems.

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