Of Motorcycles, Databases and the Cloud

By |2020-05-12T21:46:20+02:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: Database|Tags: , , , , |

What has Oracle to do with motorcycles? At first sight: nothing at all! Except I’m a motor rider myself and I’m doing something with databases. But, inspired by a motorcycle-vlogger I made a mental connection between those area’s, where motorcycles can be replaced by cars or any other luxury goods […]

Multitenancy: is a Proxy PDB part of the 3 free PDBs at 19c

By |2020-04-30T13:03:03+02:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Database|Tags: , , , , |

As most of us know, Oracle Database 19c now supports up to 3 pluggable databases (PDBs) per container database (CDB) without requiring additional multitenant license—applicable for both Standard Edition (SE2) and Enterprise Edition (EE). This documentation clearly states: “For all offerings, if you are not licensed for Oracle Multitenant, […]

Stretched – paid – support for 11.2.0.4 Oracle db

By |2020-03-30T21:06:21+02:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Database|Tags: , , |

A brief note this time. I checked the release-planning of the Oracle databases the other day (Doc ID 742060.1), and to my big surprise I noticed that the database version 11.2.0.4 will be supported till the end of 2022 through an added Error Correction level: ‘Paid Market Driven Support’.

Iphone app ‘OCI Manager’ for Oracle Cloud

By |2019-12-20T11:51:05+01:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: Cloud, Database|Tags: , , , , , |

During a recent presentation of Richard Garsthagen (Director Cloud Business Development at Oracle EMEA) the existence of a mobile app was mentioned: the OCI Manager. Moreover, Richard appeared to be the creator of this app. With the app, you should be able to manage some basic functionalities in your Oracle […]

OOW19 / Code one – some shortcuts to keynotes and dowloadable presentations

By |2019-09-24T13:06:51+02:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Database, ODA|Tags: , , , , , |

Oracle Open World is over. Didn’t attend this year, but I’m always interested in what is going on, and in the presentations. so I listed some shortcuts to the keynotes and presentations for my own lazyness. A lot of presentations are downloadable, but it depends on the willingness of the […]

Should a standby database be considered in the cloud?

By |2019-09-03T20:38:57+02:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Database, Standby, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

To answer this question for your company, the criticalness of your application and database must be clear. In a High Availability Environment, a standby-database can be part of the technical solution to ensure minimum downtime for your database.

But when moving to a public or private cloud (IaaS, PaaS), the providers ensure […]

Enterprise Postgres Day 2019, June 11th 2019, an impression

By |2019-07-15T09:05:01+02:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Database|Tags: , , , , , |

I attended the Enterprise Postgres Day 2019 at the nice location of Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Unfortunately, I was only able to attend the morning sessions till 1 PM, but it seems enough to get a good impression.  For those who are not familiar with the difference between Postgres […]

Oracle disaster recovery without licensing the DR site

By |2019-06-02T11:40:43+02:00May 12th, 2019|Categories: Database, licensing|Tags: , , |

Recently I got a question of a customer regarding a failover configuration. They wanted to install a second server acting as a failover server, switched off until the primary experiences an outage, and they don’t want to pay licenses for it. By bringing the failover-server to life and restore the […]

Little struggle with APEX 19.1 installation with Vagrant and VirtualBox on Oracle 18c XE – on Windows

By |2019-05-12T13:33:42+02:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Database|Tags: , , , |

Why is this a separate blogpost? It is clearly described at the github-page with Vagrant-boxes, so what can be added?

Well… it didn’t work. For me anyway. The database wasn’t created in de VM, so the rest was of no use either. The cause? A combination of […]

If Oracle made toasters…

By |2019-09-29T19:11:40+02:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Database, Zonder categorie|Tags: , |

An old fun comparison. Judge by yourself if it still make a bit of sense… :-). Author unknown.

If IBM made toasters…
They would want one big toaster where people bring bread to be submitted for overnight toasting. IBM would claim a worldwide market for five, maybe […]

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