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  • Ever Dropped an Oracle Table and Wish You Hadn’t?

    Jun 1, 2016

    Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’ve ever dreamed of going to a recycle bin like you can on Windows, and “undropping” an Oracle database table… Oracle has made your dream come true! Introduced with Oracle 10g, Oracle’s recycle bin works a lot like what you’re used to in Windows. When this feature is enabled (the default setting), dropped tables don’t actually get deleted. Instead, they “land” in the recycle bin and can be restored. The recycle bin is actually…..

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  • Compliance 101 for Oracle DBAs

    Nov 25, 2014

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Regulatory compliance issues are top-of-mind for today’s senior executives. New laws and industry regulations are changing how organizations acquire, store, manage, retain and dispose of data. Every Oracle DBA should be aware of these changes because of their sweeping impacts on the DBA job role. Compliance goes hand-in-hand with security because regulations often mandate that organizations be able to attest or even prove that data—and therefore databases—are secure and controlled. In this context, Oracle DBAs…..

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