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If you have tried to automate EBS cloning then you definitely know that you can’t get through without hacking and customizing the Oracle-provided Rapid Clone utility. One of the areas we should “hack” the code to make it running in batch scripts is the services startup bit. The problem is that by default straight after Rapid Clone is completed Oracle starts all the services on the Apps node and until now there wasn’t a way to change it.
It looks like our lucky recipients of plane rides with Sean D. Tucker had a great time. Pictures are below. Thanks again to Team Oracle for facilitating the flights.
At the last minute Giuseppe convinced me to bring my video cameras, and so I was able to get some of the presentations at MySQL Sunday recorded, as well as some of the MySQL related presentations at Oracle OpenWorld. As usual, they are hosted on YouTube and free. Here’s the list: MySQL HA Solutions – Chris…
The Oracle OpenWorld 2010 conference is over and life is getting back to normal. However, this is a traditional time for the OOW after-parties and local meetings to discuss the results of the biggest annual event in Oracle space. Our Sydney Oracle Meetup is not an exception.
Congratulations to Chris Marlowe of Oppenheimer Funds and Bill Mitchell of Alliant Energy, attendees to my Exadata session yesterday. Both are lucky winners of the a flight with the inimitable Sean D Tucker and the Oracle Challenger. For those of you who missed the session, keep your eyes on this blog for a recording, coming soon.
This post has bee updated live from the Oracle OpenWorld as I’m learning what’s new. Last update done on 28-Sep-2010. X2-2 and X2-8 configurations have evolved over time so if you are reading this post now — beware of its age. The referenced data-sheets seems to be up to date though.
Liveblogging announcements from Sunday’s Oracle OpenWorld Keynote.
The Pythian Group, Inc., a leading provider of remote database infrastructure services, and a Platinum member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it has achieved four specializations under the OPN Specialized Program. By attaining “specialized status” Pythian has demonstrated and met rigorous business and technical competency criteria for core Oracle solutions including Oracle Database 11g, Database Performance Tuning, Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC), and Oracle Linux. Through specialization Pythian demonstrates solid experience, expertise and success with planning, deploying and managing Oracle products in complex and large-scale environments, providing added value to Oracle end-customers.
Earlier this year, the beta of MySQL 5.5 was announced. We all felt excited about the changes in 5.5, especially the large performance improvements. However, many of us proceeded with caution; version 5.4 was previously announced with similar fanfare and we had yet to see a GA version. Well, Oracle has indeed put its money…