Oracle Database 18c for AIX, HP-UX and zLinux available

I rarely blog twice a day – but this message is the one a good number of people have waited for quite a while. Oracle Database 18c for AIX, HP-UX and zLinux available for download from eDelivery as of now. The software is not on OTN or oracle.com yet in the usual download section. I’m blindly guessing that it will be there soon, maybe tonight already. Oracle Database 18c for AIX, HP-UX and zLinux available → Please go to eDelivery (also known as the Oracle Software Cloud) and type into the search line: “Oracle Database” – then hit “Search“. →…

Oracle Database 12.2 for AIX and HP-UX is available

Oracle Database 12c Release 2 on-premises for IBM AIX and HP-UX is availaibe now for download from OTN and eDelivery: Oracle Tech Network (OTN) HP-UX Itanium (x86 systems, 64-bit) File 1  (3.7 GB)  See All AIX (x86 systems, 64-bit) File 1  (3.1 GB)  See All Oracle Software Cloud (eDelivery) –Mike    

Migration IBM AIX ==> SPARC Solaris with Data Guard

Can we migrate our database with Oracle Data Guard? We are getting this question asked quite often during our workshops or via email. And if you are staying within the same operating system family (such as Red Hat 5.8 to OL 7) all is fine, and this is one of the best and most simple approaches to jump between servers. Even when you add a subsequent database upgrade all is very straight forward. But what if you mix operating systems? The Support Note for Heterogeneous Data Guard Configurations explains which combinations are allowed beginning with specific releases: MOS Note: 413484.1 Data Guard Support…

Simplify your Migration from AIX to Solaris

There is a brand new white paper available that will be of interest to anybody contemplating a database and/or application migration from AIX to Solaris. Simplify the Migration of Oracle Database and Oracle Applications from AIX to Oracle Solaris gives a good description of the steps involved in planning and executing a migration project, along with the benefits you can expect to achieve and a solid example of migration using Oracle Data Pump, complete with scripted steps.

Oracle Database 12c for AIX, HP-UX IA and zLinux now available

It took a while … but finally Oracle Database 12c is available for: Oracle Database 12c Release 1 Standard Edition, Standard Edition One, and Enterprise Edition (12.1.0.1.0) Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit) File 1, File 2  (2.5 GB)  See All Linux x86-64 File 1, File 2  (2.3 GB)  See All Oracle Solaris (SPARC systems, 64-bit) File 1, File 2  (2.6 GB)  See All Oracle Solaris (x86 systems, 64-bit) File 1, File 2  (2.3 GB)  See All HP-UX Itanium File 1, File 2  (3.1 GB)  See All AIX (PPC64) File 1, File 2  (2.7 GB)  See All zLinux64 File 1, File 2  (2.3 GB)  See All –Mike