Tag: risk

  • Loss Aversion and the Setting of DB_BLOCK_CHECKSUM

    Loss Aversion and the Setting of DB_BLOCK_CHECKSUM

    My team and I have recently been discussing the Oracle db_block_checksum parameter and how difficult it is to get clients to set it to a safer setting. Clients are always concerned about the performance impact of features like this. Several years ago, I met a lot of people who had—in response to some expensive advice…