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Is Your Application Ready for the Cloud?

posted October 13, 2017, 2:24 PM by

Jim Hannan (@jim_m_hannan), Principal Architect

Next week House of Brick is hosting a webinar, Straight Talk on Business Critical Applications in the Cloud, as part of the From IT Ops to Cloud Ops BrightTalk Summit. A description of my presentation…

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…

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