Migrating your Linux Distro from RHEL to Oracle!

At #C18LV I had many people asking about my old VTN session, where I walked people through how to go from RHEL to Oracle Linux with only a few reboots, and all with keeping all the existing applications running. They Continue reading Migrating your Linux Distro from RHEL to Oracle!

Oracle Management Cloud: Data Explorer

One of the abilities you get with the Oracle management Cloud, is the ability to explore all of the data points across all of the offerings.  This allows you to use the data from multiple sources to not only analysis Continue reading Oracle Management Cloud: Data Explorer

OMC Infrastructure Monitoring– Linux Entities

If you have not heard, Oracle recently released some new management technology that lets you monitor resources about anywhere they are installed… on-premises, Amazon Cloud, Oracle Cloud… even systems in your basement lab! In this entry of the series I Continue reading OMC Infrastructure Monitoring– Linux Entities

Oracle Management Cloud – Cloud Agent Install

If you are not familiar with the Oracle Management Cloud technology, please take a look at my summary here: HOW DO YOU MANAGE YOUR CLOUD? STRATEGIES FOR MULTI-VENDOR PUBLIC, PRIVATE & HYBRID CLOUD MANAGEMENT This BLOG will go over how Continue reading Oracle Management Cloud – Cloud Agent Install

How much bandwidth is my Linux system using, and other network info.

Recently I was building a new Oracle Linux yum repository for a project, and had to kick off a uln-yum-mirror. This process is the key to making a local copy of an Oracle yum repository, enabling local hosts to use Continue reading How much bandwidth is my Linux system using, and other network info.

vboxadd.sh: failed: Please check that you have gcc, make, the header files for your Linux kernel and possibly perl installed..

  First, if you don’t already use Virtualbox for your local sandbox/development environment, you really should take a look at this very powerful notebook/desktop hypervisor. Not only is it free, but when you install the extensions into your guest VMs Continue reading vboxadd.sh: failed: Please check that you have gcc, make, the header files for your Linux kernel and possibly perl installed..

Manually installing an OEM 12c sandbox environment – Part 4 OEM Installation

In Part 3, we created the database. Now we are down to the final step, and install OEM.     Cd to the directory where the OEM installation files have been extracted to, and start the runInstaller script   As Continue reading Manually installing an OEM 12c sandbox environment – Part 4 OEM Installation

Manually installing an OEM 12c sandbox environment – Part 3 Database Creation

In Part 2, we installed the Database Software.  Next we need to create the database, and make a few tuning tweaks. Next, lets run dbca, to create the database instance   We are going to use the advanced mode And Continue reading Manually installing an OEM 12c sandbox environment – Part 3 Database Creation