Tag: Oracle

Changing SID on a RAC Environment

Just a short note documenting a procedure that isn’t done frequently, and I didn’t see described anywhere else. Somewhere last month a customer asked for my help in changing the SIDs on one of his RAC databases to match the new corporate standard. The database name matched the standard so we could leave that alone, but the SID needed to be changed. Here’s what we did to change it

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Log Buffer #298, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

It’s always sunny in the database arena, even if the data is engulfed in the clouds. Innovation rays keep databases illuminating and bloggers make hay in this sunshine and this Log Buffer Edition sift through all those blog post and brings you Log Buffer #298.

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Temporary Tablespaces: to BIGFILE or Not to BIGFILE

The environment was an Exadata environment undergoing pre-production stress testing. We used Real Application Testing to take a highly-concurrent OLTP workload, and replayed the workload with the synchronization parameter set to FALSE, effectively increasing concurrency beyond the original test system. AWR showed a large volume of buffer busy activity.

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Do it Right; Do it Once – A Roadmap to Doing Maintenance Windows

UKOUG roadmap to maintenance windows… please enjoy this copy of the recent presentation I gave at the UKOUG 2012 conference in Birmingham England. Feedback and comments always welcome.

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Still a Lot of Database Offerings…

The CORE database audience has been well served at this year’s version of the UKOUG forum. Many of the shows we attend concentrate on the late-breaking components of the vendors’ new offerings. The attendees are hungry for this information and having it delivered in a 4-5 day package is very helpful.

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RAC’ing Up the Miles

RACing up the Miles … please enjoy this copy of the recent presentation I gave at the UKOUG 2012 conference in Birmingham England. Feedback and comments always welcome …

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Un-Horror Show

The mix of presentations at the UKOUG this year offers a plethora of education for a variety of attendees’ areas of concentration and I, being primarily a CORE database person, will easily find food for thought for sessions to attend when not tied up elsewhere.

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Log Buffer #297, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

From Movember to UKOUG, Pythian is stomping the grounds with massive thuds. This Log Buffer #297 collects various great blog posts from across the database world once again. Enjoy the Log Buffer Editions.

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Pythian Speaking in the UK

If you’re like me and are a DBA in the UK with a penchant for MySQL or Oracle, you’ll know we have a smörgåsbord of conferences here next week. We’ve been waiting, and like buses two have come at once. We have the UK Oracle User Group Conference 2012, in Birmingham on 3rd – 5th December 2012, and the Percona Live London MySQL Conference running on 3rd – 4th December. Pythian will be speaking at both events.

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Build an E-Business Suite 12.1.3 Sandbox In VirtualBox in One Hour

Are you ready to learn how to deploy the Oracle VM templates in Oracle VirtualBox, so you can run them on your own workstation without the need to run Oracle VM Server? I hope you are, because let me tell you, I’ve done a lot of typing. Whew.

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