Tag: Oracle

Licensing Oracle Enterprise Manager

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What are the licensing considerations for deploying Oracle Enterprise Manager and using OEM for monitoring database servers? Read on to find out.     Oracle documentation states that base installation of Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c is free when used…

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How to Migrate Oracle Applications 11.5.10.2 from on-premises SunOS fleet to Linux on AWS

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    It’s no secret that many companies have been moving  existing on-premises environments to the cloud. They all have different reasons and goals: Get rid of the old hardware fleet by moving Oracle Applications over to a modern cloud…

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Part Six: Deploying High Availability Applications in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure—Oracle Management Servers

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This is the sixth in a series of blog posts, that covers the details to deploy the Oracle Management Servers for a high available set up of Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.5 using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure’s resources.   Recap This is…

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CVE-2021-44228 and Your Oracle E-Business Suite/Fusion Middleware Systems

CVE-2021-44228

For many of us, the recent log4j vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) became a severe headache this past weekend. I thought we’d publish a summary of some of our findings gathered so far. We’ll  keep it updated with news and details published by…

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ExaCC vs. ExaCS – Which One is Right for You?

ExaCC vs. ExaCS

Exadata has been Oracle’s gold standard platform for running mission-critical Oracle databases for over a decade. Oracle is extending the availability of Exadata onto the cloud by offering it in two flavors: Exadata Cloud @ Customer (ExaCC) and Exadata Cloud…

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OCI Database Cloud Service Patching of Database and Grid Infrastructure Using OCI CLI

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Oracle Patching of Databases (DB) and Grid Infrastructure (GI) is a routine and recommended process for any Oracle database. It’s no different in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). In fact, OCI makes it even easier for DBAs to patch the required…

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OEM 12.5: Tablespace Allocation Metric Not Collected—Agent Is Running but Not Ready

OEM 12.5

I ran across an interesting case within OEM 12 (Oracle Enterprise Manager) Release 5. A client reported the “tablespace allocation metric” was not being updated on OEM for a specific database. In this case, the most recent gathering was done…

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Oracle Exadata ASR General Troubleshooting

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Oracle Auto Service Request (ASR) is a secure, scalable, customer-installable software feature of warranty and Oracle Support Services that provides auto-case generation when common hardware component faults occur. I thought I’d share how we monitor the ASR manager process and…

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Part Five: Deploying High Availability Applications in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure— SSL Certificates and Load Balancer Setup

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This is the fifth in a series of blog posts that covers setting up the load balancer for a high available setup of Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.5 using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure’s resources.   Recap This is the fifth of a…

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Database Upgrade Fails With “unexpected error in validate_credentials”

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This is a blog post about an issue that can occur during a database upgrade and produces a misleading error message. If you’re already aware of it, the workaround is trivial. However, when it happened to me during the testing…

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