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This is the weblog for Pete Finnigan. Pete works in the area of Oracle security and he specialises in auditing Oracle databases for security issues. This weblog is aimed squarely at those interested in the security of their Oracle databases.

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Oracle blogs aggregator speeded up



I have seen some severe performance issues with my oracle blogs aggregator recently which I have finally tracked down last night and made some changes for this evening. I use the lilina RSS feed aggregator for my Oracle blogs aggregator, it uses in turn the MagpieRSS code which includes cache features. I found the issue was that the cache was not being honoured. I have set the cache refresh time to one hour, I may extend it out further and fixed the core issue and now the page reloads much faster. it is even faster in the default configuration of 24 hours. If you choose week from the top menu then it still takes a little longer to load but no where near as bad as it was.

So now that its working much faster I have added in the feeds from blogs.oracle.com (although, I have noticed that this doesn't include all feeds listed on the site), Brian Duff's Orablogs and also Eddie's excellent oraNA :: Oracle News Aggregator. Adding these feeds has caused some duplication of entries. I will see how that goes for now.