From Oracle 11g allows the creation of so-called invisible indexes that allow you make things really interesting.
This invisibility means that the optimizer does not take into account the existence of these indices to generate execution plans.
This can be very interesting in production databases for example:
In the case of testing new rates without affecting the application SQL statements...
As expected, the first BI tools adapted to the new iPad of Apple are appearing. Nothing like a dashboard application to exploit the Multitouch screen possibilities of this device.
Prelytis is the company that has developed Prelytis LiveDashBoard, the first Business Intelligence software compatible with the new Apple Tablet. This is a dashboarding tool, and 2.0 oriented,...
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