vSphere 6 and Oracle RAC

posted April 29, 2016, 4:48 PM by

Jim Hannan (@HoBHannan), Principal Architect

I was fortunate enough to attend the Oracle Expert DBA Workshop with VMware last week. The presentations were excellent and reconnecting with industry experts was professionally very enjoyable. If you’re interested in learning more about…

Rename Root Volume Group

posted April 20, 2016, 10:20 AM by

by Jeff Stonacek, Principal Architect

Renaming a volume group is a fairly straightforward process, assuming that the volume group is not the root volume group. That is to say, the volume group containing the boot image and root filesystem.

The reason…

Troubleshooting Oracle Performance – Part 3

posted April 15, 2016, 10:35 AM by

Jonas Mason, Senior Consultant

Part 1 and Part 2 of this Troubleshooting Oracle Performance blog series focused on narrowing the scope and identifying problematic sessions when confronted with a general performance complaint. A troubleshooting paradigm was established to facilitate a…

Troubleshooting Oracle Performance – Part 2

posted April 8, 2016, 10:53 PM by

Jonas Mason, Senior Consultant

In my blog post Troubleshooting Oracle Performance – Part 1, I covered initial troubleshooting steps when narrowing the scope associated with a general Oracle performance complaint. I introduced the Method R approach to tuning, which focuses…

Troubleshooting Oracle Performance – Part 1

posted April 1, 2016, 4:57 PM by

Jonas Mason, Senior Consultant

In a blog post titled Oracle AWR and Statspack Reports: Performing an Initial High Level Review, I covered a general performance assessment for an Oracle instance. AWR and Statspack metrics covered in that blog are useful…

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