Installing Enterprise Manager 12c on Virtualbox with OEL6

By |2019-10-05T18:31:15+02:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: grid control, Oracle Enterprise Manager|Tags: , , , , , |

I was a newbie with Virtualbox and Enteprise Manager 12C with OEL6 (64-bit) was quite a new combination, so what can go wrong…?

You could do the following:

  • read an article about installing OEL6 here or
  • read an article about installing software on Virtualbox

Saving money by understanding the Oracle licensing model – part I

By |2019-02-24T13:48:54+01:00August 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.

Licensing ODA on NUP’s ?

By |2019-10-05T19:30:28+02:00April 23rd, 2013|Categories: licensing|Tags: , , , , |

Since Oracle launched the Oracle Database Appliance it is clear that only the Enterprise Edition is allowed on the machine. But for me it was still a little bit fuzzy if and what kind of licensing requirements is needed. More direct : may the ODA be licensed on NUP´s ? […]

My project with Dbvisit Standby – basics

By |2019-10-08T22:19:26+02:00March 31st, 2013|Categories: Database, Standby|Tags: , , , , |

A while ago I made a promise to take a look at the product Dbvisit, found out this is not the product, but just the firm Dbvisit. The product I’m about to install is called officially ‘Dbvisit Standby‘. There’s […]

ODA – a brief view on a virtualized platform

By |2019-10-12T17:51:37+02:00February 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 […]

Multipath timeout issues with extended 11.2.0.2 – cluster setup. Part II

By |2019-10-08T22:15:23+02:00January 3rd, 2012|Categories: Database, RAC|Tags: , , , , , |

The second and final post about an issue with a RAC-configuration with two SAN's. Problem was a i/o-freeze of minutes when crashing one of the two SAN's. The first post I ended with a 'cliffhanger' because we had a solution, but not tested it yet.

Processes and startup-sequences in 11.2

By |2019-09-29T19:19:30+02:00September 29th, 2011|Categories: Database, RAC|Tags: , , , , |

Remember the old days. You had just a few processes to watch. Something has changed along the way. A lot of processes should be running on your database system (with infrastructure), but how are they connected to eachother and what is the startup sequence ? Or.. what processes I can kill without any other proces starting it up... :-)