Author: Fernando Salgado

Exadata’s InfiniBand Switch: Incorrect NTP settings Leading to Evictions, and Patching Recommendations

Overview This post describes a recent outage during a routine Exadata (X7-2) patching to the 19.2.12.0.0.200317 release using “patchmgr.” An incorrect configuration of NTP (Network Time Protocol) on the InfiniBand (IB) switches placed all switches in the “discover” state after…

Read More >

OEM 13c Monitoring Features – Part 5, Best Practices and Automatic Incident Creation

This is the fifth in a series of blog posts covering the most important topics you should know to completely monitor your IT infrastructure with Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c. The previous posts covered basic monitoring, extended metrics, metric…

Read More >

OEM 13c Monitoring Features – Part 4, Corrective Actions

This is the fourth in a series of blog posts covering the most important topics you should know to completely monitor your IT infrastructure with Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c. The previous posts covered how to set up basic…

Read More >

OEM 13c Monitoring Features – Part 3, Reports Based on Metric Data

This is the third in a series of blog posts covering the most important topics you should know to completely monitor your IT infrastructure with Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c. The previous posts covered how to set up basic…

Read More >

OEM 13c Monitoring Features – Part 2, Extended Metrics

This is the second in a series of blog posts covering the most important topics you should know to completely monitor your IT infrastructure with Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c. In the previous post, Part 1, we covered how…

Read More >

OEM 13c Monitoring Features – Part 1

This is the first in a series of blog posts covering the most important topics you should know to completely monitor your IT infrastructure with Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c.   Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) offers solid monitoring capabilities…

Read More >

Issues and workarounds for Exadata Patching (JAN-2019)

This post describes some of the most recent issues I have faced while patching an Oracle database machine (Exadata).   0 / Details Applying PSU 01/04/2019 (version 18.1.12.0.0.190111) Database Machine X5-2 / X6-2 stacks, which were running 12.1.2.3.5.170418 before the…

Read More >