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Arup Nanda

Arup Nanda has been an Oracle DBA since 1993, handling all aspects of database administration, from performance tuning to security and disaster recovery. He was Oracle Magazine’s DBA of the Year in 2003 and received an Oracle Excellence Award for Technologist of the Year in 2012.

Recover One

Recover one table from a database backup with Oracle Recovery Manager in Oracle Database 12c. By Arup Nanda March/April 2015 Everyone understands the occasional...

Run with JSON

Store JSON natively in Oracle Database 12c, and access it via SQL. By Arup Nanda January/February 2015 Mark, the chief technology officer at Acme Bank, has...

A Perfect Plan

Learn how adaptive plans in Oracle Database 12c compute the perfect plan—even when statistics are imperfect. By Arup Nanda November/December 2014 Tom, the lead...

It's All In

Leverage the in-memory column store in Oracle Database In-Memory to supercharge database performance—without changing application code. By Arup Nanda September/Oc...

Managing Expressly

Manage Oracle Database with Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Express, a built-in browser-based graphical tool. By Arup Nanda July/August 2014 How do you...

Nonstop Partition Operations

Oracle Partitioning delivers online partition moves, selective indexes on partitions, and asynchronously maintained global indexes to Oracle Database 12c. By...

Playing Nice Together

Use the Consolidated Database Replay feature of Oracle Real Application Testing in Oracle Database 12c to gauge the impact of consolidating workloads. By Arup...

Hide from Prying Eyes

Photography by Aaron Burson, Unsplash Use Data Redaction in Oracle Database 12c to hide sensitive data automatically. By Arup Nanda January/February 2014 John, the...

Automatic Data Optimization

Photography by Ricardo Gomez, Unsplash Learn how to enable information lifecycle management to automatically move data to lower-cost storage tiers and...