Labs' tests show Oracle's new database platform eases DBA burden.
Oracle Database 11g Boosts Automation
Consumer practices such as social tagging, bookmarking and networking are popping up in enterprise technology, such as Vivisimos Velocity enterprise search platform.
Oracle Database 11g Boosts Automation - SQL Performance Analyzer
The SPA (SQL Performance Analyzer) compares how workloads are handled to predict the effect of schema changes, statistics gathering and even using a different operating system.
Oracle Database 11g Boosts Automation - Extended Statistics
Extended statistics capabilities enable Database 11g components to determine significant relationships among columns in a table.
Oracle Database 11g Boosts Automation - Data Compression
Data compression is improved significantly in Database 11g, allowing more records to be stored in less disk space without unduly hindering usage.
Oracle Database 11g Boosts Automation - Enterprise Manager
The Web-based Enterprise Manager is the central starting point for managing and implementing many of the automated tuning functions that are new in Database 11g.