Tag: oracle database

How to fix an AWR Warehouse after credentials change

We had an AWR Warehouse (AWRW) installation (OEM 12.1.0.5 on Linux) collecting data from +50 databases for a few months. A few days ago we tried to connect and found it was not working, with the AWRW console showing an…

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Oracle Database 12c: PSUs vs Database Proactive Bundle Patches

Simon Pane, Pythian Database Consultant, compares PSUs and Database Proactive Bundle Patches in Oracle 12c.

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Handling the Leap Second – Linux

Last week I published a blog post titled “Are You Ready For the Leap Second?“, and by looking at the blog statistics I could tell that many of you read it, and that’s good, because you became aware of the…

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Are you Ready for the Leap Second?

If you’re not aware of what the leap second is look into it. The fact is, this year the last minute of June 30th will be one second longer and “June 30, 2015 23:59:60” will be a valid and correct time….

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The Power of the Oracle Database Proxy Authenticated Connections

We recently received this inquiry from a client: “Can an Oracle database account support two passwords at once so we can roll out updated credentials to application servers gradually rather than having to change them all at the same time?…

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