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Oracle Database Support on the Cloud – when no news are bad news.

Hello there, hope you are well today. No major changes in this field since the launch of “Cloud Licensing Support” available here. AWS and Azure are supported, without the core factor for intel platforms, but no news from GCP. If … 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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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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db_multiblock_read_count – to be or not to be?

Sometimes you wanna to use things with default options…and sometimes the default is not good enough. We all know that db_file_multiblock_read_count is bumped by default on startup, usually you get 128 blocks per read. Why? From Oracle documentation, this value … 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 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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To be or not to be (lazy)

Sometimes you are an Oracle DBA just tired of perform setup ( I like to install everything from scratch…since oracle 7.3 it was always an adventure for me 🙂 ) If you only want to download and have fun on … Continue reading

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