Tag: shell

Exadata: 7 Useful Commands to check Port/Sensor Alarms

Some days ago I was checking for the alarm below, with a very generic message: Message=The aggregate sensor /SYS/CABLE_CONN_STAT has a fault. So, I decided to document some useful commands I used to verify all ports/sensors in my Exadata cluster….

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Google Cloud Platform quick tip: Cloud Shell launcher

I am useless without a shell. For anything from managing git repositories, editing files with vim, writing small scripts and programs in bash, python or java to controlling cloud environments I prefer a command line interface. So when I learned…

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ASMCMD> a better DU, version 2

Edit April 2018 : a new version of this script is available here A while ago, I posted a better “du” for asmcmd . Since then, Oracle 12cR2 beta has been released but it seems that our poor old “du” will…

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No arguments here – use xargs for file management performance

Jared Still, Pythian Principle Consultant and Oracle ACE, explains how using xargs with find can greatly speed up maintenance scripts and reduce system resource usage.

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