Implementing ORAchk in Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c

By | 2016-02-03T08:47:34+00:00 February 3rd, 2016|Categories: Database, Meta-DBA|Tags: , |

Heard about it at Oracle OpenWorld 2015: A new feature in Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c is the possibility to incorporate ORAchk, the healthcheck tool for databases, RAC and Engineered Systems.

This post is about downloading (and importing), deploying and provisioning the ORAchk-plugin. Spoiler-alert: there’s downtime involved of the OMS.

There are two […]

Oracle OpenWorld 2015 – a customer’s perspective

By | 2016-02-03T08:49:54+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Architecture, Database|Tags: , , |

At the start of the each year, I always take the time to look back on the year we left behind. Last year, one of my most memorable experiences was Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco. The event has always been an overwhelming experience, but this year it seemed even more so. […]

Oracle licenses and the cloud

By | 2015-03-15T10:02:00+00:00 March 15th, 2015|Categories: Database, licensing|Tags: , , , , , |

Suppose the number of Oracle licenses you acquired in the past, is in line with the use. That is, you’re compliant with all the licensing rules Oracle come up with. The  license form you use is the so called ‘Full use’ license, this is the most common license form. Everybody […]

ODA – a brief view on a virtualized platform

By | 2013-02-08T20:51:41+00:00 February 8th, 2013|Categories: Database|Tags: , , |

Received a pdf from Oracle with the new features of the Oracle Database Appliance (when you are using the OracleVM-option).

Among other things, the two last sheets about the licensing had my attention too. I’m just showing the slides, haven’t worked with it, so I can’t tell you in detail the […]

Just another RMAN backup-script for Windows

By | 2010-05-16T13:54:30+00:00 May 16th, 2010|Categories: Database, RMAN|Tags: , |

I was asked to deliver a backup-script for a windows-database. However I'm not a o.s.-scripting guru at all and certainly not on Windows, I came to the following script. It looks a lot like the one I use on Linux, just translated it into a .cmd-file. The challenge was to get it in one-command file.