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 […]

Upscaling/resizing an OEM13C–VM in Oracle Cloud

By |2019-12-04T17:16:34+01:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Cloud, Oracle Enterprise Manager|Tags: , , , , , |

Scaling is one of the great benefits of the Cloud: scale up when there’s a peak in workload, scale down when it’s quiet. And scaling the PaaS databases, like the autonomous database in Oracle Cloud, is just one click away, and very easy to perform. But vertical scaling (more CPU/memory […]

Impressions of the OEM13c app from Oracle Cloud marketplace

By |2019-11-14T14:46:54+01:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Cloud, Oracle Enterprise Manager|Tags: , , , , |

Intrigued by the announcement that Oracle Enterprise Manager 13 (OEM13c) is available as an ‘app’, I decided to give it a go and try this app out. Before going into more detail, I must note that even though it’s called an app, it doesn’t come close to the

TCO cloud calculator Oracle and AWS

By |2019-03-18T07:35:45+01:00May 14th, 2017|Categories: Cloud|Tags: , , , |

One of the main reasons to move to the cloud is the promise of a decreasing Total Cost of Ownership. But the calculation of the TCO (IaaS) is not always easy to do. Luckily some cloud-providers provide also the so-called TCO-calculators for comparising the TCO of your IT on-premise with […]

Connect Oracle Enterprise Manager 13 to Amazon’s Cloudwatch

By |2019-09-28T18:57:24+02:00June 1st, 2016|Categories: Database, Oracle Enterprise Manager|Tags: , , , , |

Oracle Enterprise Manager 13C has been introduced as a ‘single pane of glass’. Managing and monitoring all the assets, in or out of the public cloud.

But when creating an RDS- database instance in Amazon’s cloud, it is monitored by Cloudwatch, and it’s not possible to install a so-called Oracle Hybrid […]

Oracle Public Cloud Confusion

By |2016-02-19T10:10:36+01:00February 19th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

I always thought I could address the main differences between private and public cloud. Oracle announced the ‘Oracle Private Cloud Machine’ at Oracle Open World 2015 which runs locally, offering a private cloud for an organization. Then Oracle decided to rename it to ‘Oracle Public Cloud Machine’.

And I think a […]

Oracle licenses and the cloud

By |2019-10-19T15:49:25+02:00March 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 […]