Categories for Oracle

Setup of an Oracle GoldenGate Hub

posted December 5, 2017, 3:21 PM by

Andy Kerber (@dbakerber), Senior Consultant

In this post, we will provide the steps to setup a GoldenGate hub.  In our hypothetical environment, we have a medium sized company, with two offices, one in Delaware and one in Washington.  The HR…

Are Non-Default Parameters Killing Your Oracle Database Performance?

posted November 17, 2017, 12:39 PM by

by Jonas Mason, Principal Architect

House of Brick Consultants assess Oracle instance performance for clients large and small and often find non-default parameters that are deprecated, hidden, or undersized.

These non-default parameters can cause out of memory errors, increase disk I/O,…

Oracle Silent Installation

posted November 7, 2017, 3:12 PM by

Andy Kerber (@dbakerber), Senior Consultant

A basic skill of any Oracle DBA is to install the Oracle database software, both silently and using the installer through X-Windows. In this article, we will discuss installing the Oracle database home using the…

An Opinion on Oracle Open World’s Single Message: Cloud

posted October 27, 2017, 4:23 PM by

Dave Welch (@OraVBCA), CTO and Chief Evangelist

This blog post is a recent interaction with a customer threading with me on Oracle Cloud.
Are there any Oracle licensing considerations beyond the user seat license scheme for ERP Cloud?
Yes, Oracle’s operational readiness….

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…

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…