How to simplify automation: Using environment variables

Michael Dinh provides simple solutions for automating GoldenGate processes from source to destination.

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How To Retrieve Growth History For Oracle Tablespaces

A customer recently asked us to identify tablespaces that most contributed to sudden space consumption on ASM. It’s easy enough to find what’s using the most space, but finding what’s been growing is a little less straightforward. Fortunately, Oracle keeps…

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Log buffer #560: a carnival of the vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition covers Cloud, Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL. Cloud: This blog shows you how to automatically refresh the container instances in an active Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) cluster with instances built from a newly released AMI….

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Gathering GoldenGate deployment status

The objective of this post is to demonstrate how to gather existing GoldenGate deployment status. The rationale is to gather all the pertinent information for GoldeGate deployment using RAC in order to relocate the GoldenGate trail from DBFS to ACFS…

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Automating Tungsten upgrades using Ansible

Continuent Tungsten is one of the few all-in-one solutions for MySQL high availability. In this post I will show you how to automate the upgrade process using Ansible. I will walk you through the individual tasks and, finally, give you…

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Log buffer #559: a carnival of the vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition covers Cloud, Oracle and MySQL. Cloud: AWS Solutions Architects are on the front line of helping customers succeed using our technologies. The new version of the AWS Ops Automator, a solution that enables you to automatically…

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Accessing Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) using Google G Suite SSO

Background One of the nice things about so many web apps these days is how easily they integrate with Google authentication and Single Sign-on (SSO). This is thanks to web-based authentication and authorization technologies such as SAML and OAuth. So…

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Datascape podcast episode 31 – cloud feature updates Feb 2019

Welcome back to the Datascape podcast. On today’s show, we are going to discuss the latest announcements from the leading public cloud vendors with industry experts. We are joined by Pierig LeSaux who will be discussing Amazon Web Services’ (AWS)…

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Testing Cassandra compatible APIs

In this quick blog post, I’m going to assess how the databases that advertise themselves as “Cassandra API-compatible” fare in the compatibility department. But that is all I will do, only API testing, and not an extensive testing, just based…

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An Oracle-based approach to the “taxi fare” prediction problem – episode 2

This is the second part of the series on the Taxi Fare prediction problem from an Oracle perspective. You can read Episode 1 here. In this Episode, I will put our model to work. That is, I will show several…

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