Tag: Oracle

PART 2: Configuring Windows and Linux Servers for CMU Testing

This is the second in a four-part article series related to testing Oracle Database 18c Centrally Managed Users (CMU) by leveraging the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) for Oracle DBAs to create a lab or testbed. The first article covered how…

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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…

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PART 1: Creating an Oracle 18c Centrally Managed Users Testbed using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Oracle Database 18c introduced a new feature called Centrally Managed Users (CMU) to allow simplified database user management through integration with Microsoft Active Directory (AD). This is an exciting and much-needed enhancement. Previously, complex additional tiers such as Oracle Unified…

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Solving an unusual Oracle upgrade issue

I recently came across a very unusual situation. During an upgraded review, I noticed the dba_registry_sqlpatch was empty when it shouldn’t be: SQL> select patch_id, patch_uid, version, action, action_time, status, description from dba_registry_sqlpatch; no rows selected SQL> The expected output…

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How to Test Data Guard Fast-Start Failover by Shutting Down Standby Server

This post will demonstrate the procedure for testing Oracle Data Guard Fast-Start Failover by shutting down the server where the standby database is running from. The environment is a single instance database without any grid infrastructure components. Review primary host…

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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…

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How to Test Data Guard Fast-Start Failover by Shutting Down Primary Server

This post will demonstrate the procedure to test Oracle Data Guard Fast-Start Failover by shutting down the server where the primary database is running from. The environment is a single instance database without any grid Infrastructure components. The same process…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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