Month: August 2014

Udev Rules

House of Brick Senior Consultant Being a true computer nerd, periodically I feel the need to learn a new application or skill. Most recently, I had some discussions with other nerds about the advantages of using Linux’ native udev rules rather than Oracle’s ASMLIB for...

External Oracle Tables

Jeff Klemme, Principal Architect Many times we come across scripts at client sites that load data from external files into the database. Too often we find that these data files get loaded into “temporary” staging tables in the database, where another process will then...

ESXi 5.5 Multi-Writer Bug

Jeff Stonacek, Principal Architect High availability is a common topic addressed by IT professionals worldwide. Real Application Clusters (RAC) is Oracle’s answer to delivering the highest levels of availability for your databases. RAC is a complex clustering...