Tag: Oracle

A Most Simple Cloud: Is Amazon RDS for Oracle Right for You?

Amazon Web Services has offered Relational Database Service as part of their cloud offering since 2011.  These days, RDS provides easy to deploy, on-demand database-as-a-service for MySQL, Oracle, and SQL Server.  When you compare it to essentially any other method of…

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Log Buffer #323, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

The onslaught of blogs is hard to ignore and underestimate. Blogging has become part of technologists everywhere, including the database professionals and evangelists. This Log Buffer Edition appreciates that and consists of blogs from Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL.

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Log Buffer #322, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Log Buffer’s collection of blogs from across the world of various databases is all about nifty features, cool tricks, pragmatic tips, real world war stories, and much more.

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Creating a Physical Standby with RMAN Active Duplicate in 11.2.0.3

Other DBAs have written about this topic, but I wanted it to be available on Pythian’s blog. When I searched for how this was done, other sites were either not very clear on the steps they did, assumed that you…

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How to Install Oracle VM Manager 3.2.x Under Dom0 Hosts

Some of you know that I have published an article explaining how to install Oracle VM Manager (OVMM) on a Dom0 host after Oracle’s release of Oracle VM 3. I have described why you may want to do it in…

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EBS Forms Compilation Errors in Large Terminal Windows: Size Does Matter!

During a recent customer environment cloning activity, I got myself up to the point where CUSTOM.plx was required to be recompiled. Nothing difficult, you might say, right? I thought the same. But that activity just killed lots of troubleshooting hours…

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Log Buffer #321, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Can’t find what you want or need? Do you have a tip or trick to share? Do you want to lament over a technical woe? If yes, then blog and send it to us for the Log Buffer, just as…

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ODA Re-imaging Could Take Anywhere Between 20 and 120 Minutes

This blog posts explains why Oracle Database Appliances re-imaging process timing may vary from 20 to 120 minutes. There are a check in the ISO:/Extras/setupodaovm.sh script that have an issue. Until the bug is fixed a) you may face different ODA nodes’ re-imaging times b) to be on the safe side check if md devices’ re-synchronization process is finished by running “cat /proc/mdstat” command before running any business critical processes on your ODA.

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Log Buffer #320, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

The red carpet has been laid down at this Log Buffer Edition, and you can witness and cheer the cat-walking blog posts from Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL. Every one of them is chic, elegant, and sensual in its own…

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Log Buffer #319, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This week again, Log Buffer covers the exciting and ever-evolving galaxies of Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL.

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