Author: Rene Antunez

Resolving Error ORA-28353: Failed to Open Wallet

Full disclosure: this is a post I've had in draft mode for almost one and a half years. I noticed the original error after applying the October 2018 bundle patch (BP) for 11.2.0.4. While I realize most clients are no... Read More >

Overcoming ORA-01722 Error While Doing an Upgrade With Different DST Versions

This will be a short entry, but hopefully, it will help if you face the error “ORA-01722: invalid number” while doing an upgrade. Today I was doing an Oracle RDBMS upgrade from 12.2 with DST 34, to 19.7 with DST…

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101 Series: Oracle in Google Cloud – Part 2 : How I Built the GC VM with Ansible

Setup the gcloud Account, JSON File, and the SSH Keys Explaining the Ansible GC Compute Modules

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While Upgrading from GI 12c to 19c, +asm1(19c) Cannot Detect +asm2(12c)

A few weeks ago, I was working on a GI upgrade from 12.2 to 19.6. After running the upgrade on Node 1, an issue occurred where +asm1(19c) could not detect +asm2(12c). The information below describes the actions I performed to... Read More >

101 Series of Oracle in Google Cloud – Part I : Building ASM and Database

About a year ago, I worked on a project with some amazing teammates (Simon Pane and Karun Dutt) to collaborate on a POC to move their Oracle environment into Google Cloud. This series reflects some of the things I learned... Read More >

EM13cR2 Installation failing on BI publisher configuration

This is going to be a short post as there wasn’t much information on this type of failure when searching for it. Also, the IP’s are changed due to security reasons I was working on an Oracle EM13cR2 installation and…

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Error ORA-01033 after doing a switchover in a 12.1 RAC environment

The other day I did a switchover in a RAC environment , which went pretty smooth , but after doing the switchover in the primary, I kept getting the following error: select dest_name,status,error from gv$archive_dest_status where dest_id=2; DEST_NAME ——————————————————————————– STATUS…

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ORA-30926 while using impdp over a database link

The other day I was doing an import using impdp in 12.1.0.2, and received the following error:’ORA-30926: unable to get a stable set of rows in the source tables’. Starting “SYS_PYTHIAN”.”SYS_IMPORT_TABLE_03″: sys_pythian/******** parfile=table_import.par Processing object type TABLE_EXPORT/TABLE/TABLE Processing object type…

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While upgrading to 12.1.0.2 I faced error ORA-01830 / ORA-06512

The other day I was running an upgrade for a client that is using ACLs ( Access Control Lists) from 11.2.0.3 to 12.1.0.2. If you have been doing upgrades to 12c, you know that when running the catctl.pl -n 4 catupgrd.sql it…

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Creating an Oracle Database Cloud Service

Back in late June of 2015, Larry Ellison launched several public cloud services and one of those services was the public DBaaS. Today, I had the opportunity to try out this new service. This blog post will examine how to…

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