Tag: Oracle

ANZ: Oracle RAC SIG let meet at InSync11

This post is addressed to all RAC SIG members who are planning to participate in the InSync11 conference this August in Sydney Australia! InSync11 is organized by Oracle Community for Oracle Community and is one of the biggest Oracle technology dedicated events in Australia and New Zealand region. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn from others, listen to experts from around the world and meet face to face people from your networks (including RAC SIG).

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Log Buffer #228, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

un is shining and the warm wind is blowing and bringing in new and novel ideas for the technology blogs and database are no exception. From the SQL Server to MySQL and up to Oracle, blogs are bubbling with warm and cool blog posts and we present you the pick of the week in this Log Buffer #228 edition of Log Buffer.

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Log Buffer #227, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

An ideal summer day is when the sun is shining, the warm sunshine refreshes your body, the light breeze becomes naught with your hair, the birds sitting on intoxicated leaves smile at you, and you to top all of that you get the latest hot issue of the Log Buffer. Yes to put cherry on your cake, Log Buffer #227 is here.

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Log Buffer #226, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

In your hands, the new edition of Log Buffer is smiling and it wants your undivided attention, because it is full of selected simmering yet cool blog posts from around the blogistan of database arena. Enjoy the Log Buffer #226.

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Oracle Mix: OOW11 voting, Australia speaks up through votes

I’ve been so amazed by the community response to my requests over the past few days that I just HAD to blog about it. In this post I’ll cover Oracle MIX and Suggest-a-Session voting, my very first experience and approach to the event, and special thanks to those who showed their support.

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Webinar: Join Alex Gorbachev for “Is Oracle Exadata For You?”

Are you considering Oracle Exadata as a data warehousing or consolidation solution for your organization? Before you go any further, be sure to join Alex Gorbachev, Oracle ACE Director & Pythian CTO at noon tomorrow (EST) as he outlines where Oracle Exadata is the best fit.

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Oracle 11G SCAN – RAC SIG webcast FOLLOW-UP post

In this follow up post: I’m going to provide notes and diagrams as well as answer questions from my web cast on Oracle 11G SCAN – RAC SIG. Let’s get into it….

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Log Buffer #225, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

March of bloggers goes on and so is the unstoppable production of the blog posts. It’s getting more exciting week after week watching the new and old bloggers adding spice to the database blogosphere. This edition of Log Buffer brings some of the simmering and scintillating posts from around the globe in Log Buffer #225.

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Upgrading Standalone ASM to Oracle Grid Infrastructure 11.2.0.2? Beware Bug 10283819!

No, this isn’t a re-post of my earlier blog about bug 1233183.1. We’ve found a fun new bug that seems to be specific to our poor standalone ASM instances when upgrading from Oracle Grid Infrastructure 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.2.

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Using a Custom Timezone? Beware Oracle 11.2.0.2 Grid Infrastructure!

We have a client that runs an application that, for whatever reasons, does NOT like daylight saving time. For that reason, the Oracle server is kept in Eastern Standard Time and does not change with the rest of the eastern United States when DST begins and ends every year. They accomplish this with a custom /etc/localtime file. However, they left /etc/sysconfig/clock set to “TZ=America/New_York,” which would prove fateful as I shall point out.

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