What kind of Oracle Linux support on Oracle hardware is included

By |2018-09-15T11:44:32+00:00September 15th, 2018|Categories: Database, licensing, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

When you buy an Oracle Database Appliance – any type – or just a X-server (e.g. X7-2), you get free support for OracleVM, Oracle Solaris and Oracle Linux. But Oracle Linux has different flavours , like basic, premier and premier limited. What kind of support do you get when buying […]

ORA-31626, (Database-pump)-job does not exist

By |2018-08-24T09:39:13+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Cloud, Database|Tags: |

Found out a scheduled export- and import job was broken. Error:  ORA-31626: job does not exist. After checking the scheduled jobs I realized that it’s not the scheduled job, but the datapump-job. And it’s all related to being cost-effective in the cloud….

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Oracle, Azure Cloud and licensing with hyperthreading enabled.

By |2018-01-25T13:42:31+00:00January 25th, 2018|Categories: Cloud, Database, licensing|Tags: , , |

Until recently, there was one rule when deploying Oracle software in the Azure cloud:

  • count one Azure CPU Core as equivalent to one Oracle Processor license.

But there was somehow what confusion about hyperthreading VM’s. This has been nuanced by Oracle in their cloud-licensing document very recently

Oracle Open World; day 4 – almost done

By |2017-10-05T20:43:38+00:00October 5th, 2017|Categories: Cloud, Database|Tags: , , |

Almost done. It’s not expected that tomorrow, thursday, will be a day full of new stuff, exciting news. Today, wednesday was a mix for me between ‘normal’ content like sessions about migrating to Oracle Enterprise 13.2 (another packed room) and a very interesting session about the Autonomous Database.  Just a […]

Oracle Open World; day 2 – highlights

By |2017-10-03T18:00:54+00:00October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Database|Tags: , |

 

At Monday Oracle Open World really starts. A whole lot of general sessions with announcements and strategic directions on product / service level. In this post I’ll try to summarize the highlights of this day. Quite hard, there are a whole lot of interesting sessions which overlap. Always the feeling […]

Oracle Open World 2017; day 1 observations

By |2017-10-02T16:46:58+00:00October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Cloud, Database, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Just a quick note about day 1 at Oracle Open World. This Sunday traditionally is filled with presentations of usergroups, customers and product management, and at the end of the day the welcome-keynote. In the presentations there’s not really exciting news, they will have to wait until the keynotes. But […]

The day before OOW17; infra expectations

By |2017-10-01T12:22:28+00:00October 1st, 2017|Categories: Cloud, Database, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Oracle Open World 2017 is starting tomorrow, and as a platinum partner of Oracle, we – AMIS Services – are obliged to keep us and our customers informed with the roadmap of Oracle products.

And of course translate this to added business-value for our customers.  In short: what to pick of […]

Deploying Oracle Management Cloud for Infrastructure Monitoring

By |2016-12-26T13:39:19+00:00December 26th, 2016|Categories: Database, Oracle Enterprise Manager|Tags: , , , |

It’s a bit hard to choose the right heading for this article. How do you call setting up Oracle Management Cloud (OMC) – a trial environment – to explore the possibilities for monitoring the infrastructure such as hosts, databases, middleware. You don’t have to install OMC – it’s already there […]

Save money by understanding the Oracle licensing model – part I

By |2016-08-29T16:41:17+00:00August 28th, 2016|Categories: Database, licensing, Meta-DBA|Tags: , |

At several companies I worked for, there was a lot of confusion about the licensing model of Oracle. The general feeling was that they paid too much for their use of Oracle products, and they were not certain of their compliancy. This post will try to give some clarity about this issue.

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