I’m asked all the time about what the numbers in top mean, Most admins understand the basics like Memory and tasks but other fields are often miss understood or ignored. Lets take a look at the following top from one Continue reading What are those numbers in Linux top command?
Controlling Oracle Management Cloud agent to startup at boot can be a little complicated. Often admins KLUDGE up shell scripts to make it work, but there is a cleaner way using systemd commands.systemd is one of the core components of Continue reading How to control OMC cloudagent using systemd on Oracle Linux 7
One of the cool things that Oracle Linux support gets you, is access to Oracle Enterprise Manager 13 to manage your Linux systems. You can use EM for lots of things, like patching systems, monitoring systems, provisioning systems and more. Continue reading Enterprise Manager and Linux–Comparing Targets
For a while people have been asking me, what’s going on with OEM? All your talking about these days is Oracle Management Cloud and it’s machine learning abilities. Even at conferences and client sites, I am being asked at every Continue reading Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.3
I often get asked why Oracle doesn’t include CDROM drives or old school VGA and PS2 ports on servers anymore. After all “Isn’t a CD and keyboard needed to install an OS?”. My answer to this, is unlike most commodity Continue reading Installing an OS on an Oracle X7 Server
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!
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
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
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
I get asked this question all the time… “Can you please add 20 G to/u01 for me?” Many DBAs and Middleware admins are nervous about making changes to their Linux systems, especially if they do not understand how changes effect Continue reading How to grow a file system with Oracle Linux 6