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Flying to Oracle database cloud 12c Season 1 episode 3

Flying to Oracle database cloud 12c Season 1 episode 3

In the last episode we saw how the test configuration was set up, pre-checked and how we made some performance auditing. Now it’s time to start the upgrade process. We are ready to go, fasten your seat belt, get ready for takeoff. Our first objective is to use Oracle standard tool dbua to do the job, there […]

Flying to Oracle Database Cloud 12c Season 1 episode 2

Flying to Oracle Database Cloud 12c Season 1 episode 2

So here i am: stoforlong ( meaning ‘Stade Toulousain For Long’ a famous French Rugby team that I’m fan of) from blog.easyteam to arkzyod, a new enthusiastic challenge. This is my first post directly in English as the previous one was a translation of episode 1, and i hope i will be clear and understandable […]

Oracle Multithreaded : does it worth a try ?

Oracle Multithreaded : does it worth a try ?

Yes, you should have a look at this very new Database 12c feature. I did, and I was quite surprised by the effect on the overall performance of my test database.   Why use “Oracle Multithreaded”? There are still some applications (like those written in PHP or your old home-designed applications) that don’t use “application […]

Descriptives Flexflieds in Oracle ebusiness suite R12

Descriptives Flexflieds in Oracle ebusiness suite R12

Few weeks ago, during a eBusiness Suite R12 System Administration course  a customer requested some help about the DFF (Descriptives Flexflieds). Customer wants to have the following behavior: - When an invoice is enterred in AP (Oracle Account Payables) with a currency different from the ledger currency (USD for example) a DFF should appear with some […]

A Journey to Oracle Database 12c – Episode 1

A Journey to Oracle Database 12c – Episode 1

Now that Oracle Database 12c has descended from the clouds, we can enjoy deploying it everywhere. For a few months, we’ve been testing it in depth to foresee all tasks that have to be carried out and determine most of the impacts. First, before even considering a shared “multitenancy” architecture, we’ve performed traditional changes. This […]

Oracle is Slowly Bringing DTrace to Linux

Oracle is Slowly Bringing DTrace to Linux

Oracle is slowly bringing the power of DTrace to its Linux distribution with the help of the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel. My understanding of Lenz Grimmer’s post on Oracle Linux blog is that the yet to come UEK3 will include the GPL’ed part of Oracle’s Dynamic Tracing port to Linux. For now and, to me at […]

Why move to Oracle Database 12c – for DBAs?

Why move to Oracle Database 12c – for DBAs?

Oracle has released its 12c database a few weeks ago. It comes with more than 500 new features, improvements and changes. You’ve read a lot about it on the web, blogs, magazines… One question still remains: Why move to Oracle Database 12c? #1: « Because you’re looking forward to » What will you do, in a few […]

Kickstart Made Easy With Oracle VM and Xen

Kickstart Made Easy With Oracle VM and Xen

What if you could use Kickstart with Oracle VM without DHCP nor a customized ISO? Creating Oracle Linux Guests on Oracle VM for x86 is kind of fun considering the number of options you have. You can clone an existing VM and download a template from Oracle Software eDelivery Cloud[1]. You can also start the […]

Fast Oracle 12c Installation on Linux with RPMs (2/2)

Fast Oracle 12c Installation on Linux with RPMs (2/2)

The first part of this article explains how to build an RPM that contains an Oracle Database 12c Release 1 Enterprise Edition and use it with Oracle Linux 6 x86_64 and “rpm --install“. You can easily adapt this method to your needs and build your own packages, with your release or edition. Poke me on […]