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Creating HTML Reports Using SQL*Plus

posted August 25, 2017, 12:20 PM by

Jeff Klemme, Principal Architect

I recently had a project where I needed to produce some reports as part of an overall data load process scheduled through a cron job on a Linux server. In over 20 years of developing applications…

Database Cloud – is it Real, Possible and Licensable?

posted August 24, 2017, 1:19 PM by

Bob Lindquist – House of Brick Client Services Director; Jim Hannan – House of Brick Principal Architect; and Pete Schmitt – cStor CTO
Database Cloud – it is Real
Bob:

House of Brick has been the pioneer in database virtualization for over…

An Unusual Problem Starting Oracle Clusterware

posted July 20, 2017, 4:46 PM by

Andy Kerber (@dbakerber), Senior Consultant

NOTE: The environment described below is SuSe 12/ Oracle RAC 12.1.02.

A few days ago we ran into a really strange problem at one of our sites. We were putting together a test system, and a…

vSphere 6 and Oracle RAC

posted July 14, 2017, 2:29 PM by

Jim Hannan (@jim_m_hannan), Principal Architect

Updated on 7/14/17

This week I decided to go back to update this blog. I wrote the blog last year to showcase the new vSphere 6 features for hot adding disks for RAC. The updated screenshots…

Snapshots with Availability Groups

posted June 21, 2017, 11:17 AM by

Shawn Meyers (@1dizzygoose), Principal Architect 

Recently during a discussion on patching of Availability Groups (AG), the topic of snapshots for virtual machines came up. If I have an AG running in a virtual environment, can I do a snapshot and…

Oracle’s Determined to Get You in its Cloud. You Game?

posted June 19, 2017, 2:21 PM by

Dave Welch (@OraVBCA), CTO and Chief Evangelist

On May 3, 2017, The Register reported “Massive Oracle sales re-org to accelerate cloud cash drive: On-prem product sales canned for Cloud Architects.” Now that Oracle’s fiscal year end is behind us, I’ll…

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