Category Archives: database

18c install on premises – first impressions

Hey all, Somethings have change on 18c. Today I will explain my first impressions of this pretty new product on premises and some comparisons by older versions (PS: I classified each topic before start talk about… I hope to help … Continue reading

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Patching an Engineered System

Everyone in Oracle DBA world knows the key value of use an Engineered System, such as Exadata or Supercluster. In a mission critical on premises database, as a DBA we need to consolidate many databases, plataform in different versions into … Continue reading

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Backup in the Cloud era – what is changing?

Hello there! Hope this post find you well. These days one of my customers ask me to advise him on backup/restore procedures and solutions on a new environment running on AWS. Production databases will run on EC2 instances, on Oracle … Continue reading

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Why you should, and should not, worry about the new era of inteligent databases

These days I feel like an terminator movie, with Ciberdyne working really hard to make Skynet a cient being – to become inteligent. We all know that some activities are a best fit to automation, reason why we spend hours … Continue reading

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The infamous jdbc closed connection

Sometimes you, as an DBA, is blamed for everything. The database is slow, unavailable, unpatched, and the list goes on and on. Sometimes, in rare situations, you can prove then wrong 😀 Last week we have been called to analyze … Continue reading

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12cR1 + Suse 12 SP2 = take a look on this post

Today I face a weird issue during a HAS 12.1.0.2 in Suse 12 SP2 for a customer. Everything went smooth during the runInstaller, but roothas.pl failed with the follow error: SERVER_BLA:/u01/grid/12.1.0.2 # /u01/grid/12.1.0.2/perl/bin/perl -I/u01/grid/12.1.0.2/perl/lib -I/u01/grid/12.1.0.2/crs/install /u01/grid/12.1.0.2/crs/install/roothas.pl Using configuration parameter file: … Continue reading

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12c Upgrade Exam – 1z0-060

Today we will describe some impressions about 1z0-060 exam. So, for get success in exam, you need: Study hard on 12c architecture (CDB / PDB): how to start/ stop, create, drop, secure, etc. Do not believe on dumps answers. We recommend to … Continue reading

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First impression on 12cR2 Oracle Clusterware install

Today we will gonna discuss about first impression on fresh install of Oracle Clusterware 12cR2 (for database, you could found some considerations here). I install on new Oracle Linux 6.9 on Virtualbox 5.1.18 and I observe some points: Like database … Continue reading

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First impression on 12cR2 database install

Today I’ll describe my first impressions on install the new 12cR2 (available for premises on march 2017) for linux and Solaris. Inicially I felt a little bit strange because there are only one file for database and only one for … Continue reading

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Release schedules dates document was updated!!

Continue Hanganalyze’s post: 12.2 on-prem available for download, we see that realease date document was update on MOS (742060.1). Basically Oracle 12.2 was released for cloud (in March 2017 for premises) and 12.2 have been supported until 2021. So, now it’s time … Continue reading

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