Author: Rene Antunez

Silent Rollback From an Out-of-Place Patching For Oracle 19c GI

My last post dealt with how to do an out-of-place patching for Oracle GI (Grid Infrastructure). The next thing I wanted to try was the rollback procedure for this methodology. I searched in MOS (My Oracle Support) and the Oracle... Read More >

Silent Out-of-Place Patching For Oracle 19c GI

I am going through a process of patching an Oracle Grid Infrastructure (GI) from 19.6 to 19.8 (Patch 31305339) and I wanted to try out-of-place patching (OOP). Since I didn't have access to the GUI (graphical user interface) environment, I... Read More >

OPatchAuto Bug on 19.3 GI/RDBMS When Patching to 19.6

The other day I was doing a fresh install of Oracle 19.3. I was using the binaries from edelivery, doing some testing in that version, then patching to 19.6. The installation and the tests went fine. Next, I proceeded to... Read More >

EM 13c: Patching Oracle Enterprise Manager With Release 4 Update 6 (13.4.0.6)

Once I had done this, I created a property file to be used during the patching activities so I wouldn’t have to input the Weblogic information over and over. The next step was to analyze whether this patch was applicable…

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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 >

How to Fix the Status of the Oracle GI CRS After a Failed Upgrade

Editor’s Note: Because our bloggers have lots of useful tips, every now and then we update and bring forward a popular post from the past. Today’s post was originally published on April 29, 2019. Blogger’s Note: The information in this…

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