Oracle to PostgreSQL

After spending four months tuning an 11g instance and proprietary application SQL using Oracle tools and the Oracle Wait Interface (OWI) I am a big fan of Oracle Enterprise Edition. Oracle Standard Edition does not contain license to internal data collected by the kernel and used by the OWI. This AWR and ASH data licensing…

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Good News for Oracle RDS Users

An Oracle database is not for everyone. The preferred course to database selection would be a requirements analysis and formal responses to a request for proposal (RFP). Chances are when this is done that either Oracle Enterprise Edition will be selected, or some other database product completely. Enterprise Edition is Oracle’s only product that (normally)…

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