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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
A short post after a tweet of Johannes Ahrends (@carajandb on twitter). He brought to our attention that he was worried: SE2 doesn’t include RAC anymore in 19c. Is it a documentation bug? Unfortunately not… his worries appeared to be ligitimate. He made a blogpost about it – in […]
During a migration of a database, a remote export/import procedure (through database-link) fails intermittently. Some tables are skipped during export, with the familiair ‘ORA-0155’ error. Snapshot too old. Procedure hasn’t changed. What’s going on, besides the obvious reasons for an ORA-0155. Database version changed from 10.2.0.4 to 184.108.40.206.