In Part 1, we prepared the server for the installation. Next we need to install the database. First, we will pickup where we left off, and cd to the directory where the database installation files have been extracted Continue reading Manually installing an OEM 12c sandbox environment – Part 2 Database Software Installation
Often I am asked what are the steps to install a basic OEM 12c system. It is a simple task for a non highly available system, like what you would use for a small lab, or sandbox environment. The Continue reading Manually installing an OEM 12c sandbox environment – Part 1 System Preparation
I recently was asked on the best way to encrypt a directory under Linux, with a way that did not let root have the key to decrypt the data. Built into Oracle Linux, is a package called eCryptFS. This allows Continue reading Encrypting a directory under Oracle Linux 6 with eCryptFS
Ever need to know how fast two servers can move data between each other? I recently needed to show a client how much bandwidth was available between two database servers. To do this I used a tool called iperf. iperf Continue reading How fast is that network?
This is the preparation work, required for the May 2015 Oracle Technology Network (OTN) Virtual Technology Summit (VTS) . Four times a year come OTN hosts this event, where you can join us to learn first-hand from Oracle ACEs, Java Champions, Continue reading RHEL to OL HOL Prep – Creating an RHEL6 VM in Virtual Box
This will be a short a sweet, at the request of several folks that wanted to know how to create Oracle VM templates without using the template builder. Part 1 will show how to make the template using Virtual Box. Continue reading Oracle VM templates, the easy way – Part 1of3 Creating the template
/minor rant on I was recently asked by a coworker why I knew so much about a wide variety of technologies. He was having an issue with java application performance and was surprised when I pointed him to a tool Continue reading But… your just a…. !!!!
Oracle VM 3.3.1 is now released. Several major improvements including; A HUGE one for DBAs. Huge-pages support allows guests hosted on an x86 server pool to improve performance and reduce I/O that results in page lookups in a virtualized Continue reading Oracle VM 3.3.1 released! It’s HUGE!
It’s 1am, and your blissfully asleep, dreaming of how in memory databases can make your life easier, when you awoken by the cutting sound of your cell phone. The application systems are breaking, users are complaining that the financial close Continue reading Delorean not included, NTP 101