Posts Categorized: Pythian
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Have your scheduler jobs changed run times since the daylight savings time change? The issue hit me this week. On one client the scheduler jobs had changed run time. The strange thing is the scheduled time was 00:05
A very warm welcome to the Log Buffer, the premier medley of fresh information culled from the blogs related to the technology which stores the world, yes, the databases. In this edition, the Log Buffer #205, we have yet again found the pulse of the industry.
Database Administrator has been cited by CNN Money as the 7th out of 100 best jobs. Pythian’s stellar team of DBAs agree – not just in America, but around the world! We’re growing fast & are looking for top DBA & systems administration talent. If that’s you, then check out our job listings, post your resume to our candidate system or drop a line to our new Director of HR, Heidi Hauver.
A few hours ago, I received a CPAN Testers’s report. The report was a genuine bug (CPANtesters++. Love you guys), and as I made my way to rt.cpan.org to create a ticket to track the issue, I found myself thinking that it’d be nice to have a ‘bug this’ button straight from the smoke report page. You all know where that kind of thinking leads to, right? I didn’t GreaseMonkey’ed a button into the CPAN Testers page (yet), but I did the second-best thing. Namely, a little command-line script that takes a report url and uses it to auto-generate a bug report to the right distribution:
Like any self-respecting geek, I have a small network at home. It’s fairly well-behaved and stable, so I never really felt the burning urge of install a monitoring system. However, as I’ve been bitten by the full partition surprise at 9:30am on a Saturday morning a few times lately, I’ve… come to reconsider that position a little bit. Of course, the right solution would be to install a real monitoring system like, say, Nagios or Zabbix. Trying to reinvent the wheel, and in this case a fairly beefy wheel, would be thoroughly silly. But it’d also be fun and educative. So I decided to do it anyway.
The new functionality to download latest patches or either apply saved ones came with installer of Oracle 18.104.22.168 (Software Updates Option) It can be used not only through OUI but with silent installation too. There are several options and variables available to get patches from MOS: oracle.installer.autoupdates… MYORACLESUPPORT_… AUTOUPDATES_MYORACLESUPPORT_… Putting it all together I got…
There is a new tool came with Oracle 11g Rel.2 that helps to modify options in installed oracle home (Enabling and Disabling Database Options) It is very simple and straightforward utility that recompiles database kernel with different flags.
Just recently I came across another unclear error message while troubleshooting an Oracle Instance registration with SCAN Listener. This post is one of the posts which may save quite a bit of time for people who will hit the same issue.