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2010 in review

Posted by John Hallas on January 4, 2011

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats.

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 120,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 5 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 35 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 110 posts. There were 34 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 4mb. That’s about 3 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was December 13th with 620 views. The most popular post that day was Oracle changes core processor licensing factor for HP Itanium.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for ora-19809, db_recovery_file_dest_size, library cache: mutex x, ora-19809: limit exceeded for recovery files, and ora-27054.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Oracle changes core processor licensing factor for HP Itanium December 2010


ORA-19809: limit exceeded for recovery files – db_recovery_file_dest_size and archiver error July 2008


Purging statistics from the SYSAUX tablespace May 2009


RMAN backup script – example – logging output March 2008
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Applying the Patch Set Update (PSU) July 2009


2 Responses to “2010 in review”

  1. Hello, I am wondering if you have any documentation that specifies the SQL syntax differences between DB2 and Oracle. We are converting to Oracle, and need to build a ‘cheat sheet’ of sql syntax differences.

    Thank you. Bea

    • John Hallas said

      Sorry Bea but I know nothing of DB2. I manage the DB2 team but don’t know anything about it and the DB2 people tell me they don’t have any such documentation

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