Author: Gleb Otochkin

GoldenGate 12.2 big data adapters: part 2 – FLUME

In part two of his series on GoldenGate 12.2 Big Data Adapters, Gleb Otochkin, Principal Consultant and Certified Oracle Expert at Pythian, tries out the Flume adapter and analyzes how it works.

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GoldenGate 12.2 big data adapters: part 1 – HDFS

Gleb Otochkin, Principal Consultant and Certified Oracle Expert at Pythian, discusses the HDFS adapter for the newest version of GoldenGate.

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Oracle RAC on Azure

Microsoft Azure provides an acceptable and affordable platform for a training environment. I am an Oracle DBA, and use it to test functionality, new technologies and features of different Oracle products. Azure supplies a template for Oracle linux and it…

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New ORAchk 12.1.0.2.6 beta

Gleb Otochkin, Principal Consultant and Certified Oracle Expert at Pythian, discusses Oracle’s recently released new beta 12.1.0.2.6 version for the Orachk utility, and why Oracle DBAs should be using it.

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Network multicast support on Azure

Gleb Otochkin, Principal Consultant and Oracle Certified Expert at Pythian, discusses network multicast support on Azure, and how to make it work. If you’re think about building a training environment with Oracle RAC on Azure, be sure to read this post.

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How to add two Ethernet interfaces with Azure VM

Gleb Ototchkin, Principal Consultant and Oracle Certified Expert, explains out how to add a second network interface when you work with a VM on Azure.

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Azure cli on Mac

Microsoft Azure has a really good, intuitive GUI interface where you can do a variety of tasks. But for me, as a DBA working most of my time in command line, sometimes it’s much easier to log on and run command from…

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Upgrade Exadata to 11.2.0.3

I’ve recently done two Exadata upgrades to 11.2.0.3 and want to share the experience. I hope this short note will help someone to make the decision, calculate an estimation, and prepare for maintenance. I am going to talk about upgrade from the version 11.2.0.2 BP10 to 11.2.0.3 BP2.

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Updating ASMLIB Driver Using “update-driver”

In this post I want to talk about updating ASMLIB after or before updating kernel version. Beginning oracleasm-support version 2.1.0 and higher we can use the embedded function “update-driver” which can help us to save time and simplify the process of updating ASMLIB driver.

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Oracle GoldenGate Installation, Part 1

I want to introduce several post about Oracle GoldenGate (GG), a relatively new replication software from Oracle. This first post is about installating GG software and creating the simplest replication using only the “extract” and “replicat” processes. Lets start the installation.

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