Tag: Network

Issues With Database Service Names Starting With Pluggable Database (PDB) Name

In this post I’ll describe a problem which occurs when creating and using a database service name which starts with the pluggable database’s (PDB) name, and has a dot (“.”) after it: “<pdb_name>.<optional_suffix>.” I noticed this issue when I was…

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Oracle RAC: Network Performance with Jumbo Frames

When configuring virtual servers to run Oracle RAC, be sure to use Jumbo Frames for the private network interconnect , just like you would on physical servers.

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Data Guard Listener Networking

I’m currently reviewing an environment to create a third standby. One of the challenges is that there isn’t any sort of consistent naming convention. One example is “db_name” and “db_unique_name.” Firstly, don’t name db_unique_name using a number (for example, hawk1,…

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Site reliability engineering – networking

Introduction In this blog post, I’m not going to talk about what the term SRE means or how it works. My understanding is that Google has invented the term “Site Reliability Engineer” and that this is Google’s way of doing…

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Network transformation in today’s cloud services landscape

Computer networks have always had secondary roles in the design of applications. The network is important for your services to be able to talk to each other. It needs to be as fast as possible, secure, with required SLAs, and…

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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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