I know, there are so many blogs out there. Some are good and helpful, others are driven by marketing messages only. But I believe this one will become a really good one in the Oracle universe:
Björn Bolltoft’s Blog: Oracle Database Manageability. Björn Bolltoft’s Blog: Oracle Database Managebility
First of all, let me say some words about Björn.…
I’m giving this advice to customers for many years:
When you create a fresh Oracle database ALWAYS create databases as CUSTOM databases. Via template or not doesn’t matter.
In the DBCA better use your own and wisely configured template rather than the prebuilt (we used to call them: ) databases.… seed [Read More]
Upgrading the PDB$SEED takes always longer than any other container.
What is the reason for an upgrade of the PDB$SEED taking so much longer in a real world environment? How does an upgrade with Oracle Multitenant work?
I have written several blog posts in the past about the different techniques to upgrade an Oracle Multitenant environment:
Upgrade Everything At Once
Upgrade via Unplug/Plug/Upgrade
The interesting case happens in the
“Everything At Once“.… [Read More]
Can you apply Bundle Patches (BP) to Standard Edition (SE2) databases?
This question got raised by Adam (thanks!) via the comments section of the blog. But a few days later I read it on the internal mailing lists as well. Adam was referring to this sentence in the BP READMEs
since October 2015: “In this document Oracle Database Home refers to Enterprise Edition.
This is the 4th posting in my
series about init.ora/SPFILE parameters in Oracle Database 22.214.171.124.
Roy and I did a comparison between default parameter settings in
Oracle Database 126.96.36.199 vs Oracle Database 188.8.131.52 vs Oracle Database 184.108.40.206.… [Read More]
Oracle Database 12.2, Parameters |
Changes, Default Values, Differences, init.ora, Oracle 11g, Oracle 12c, Oracle Database 220.127.116.11, Oracle Database 12c Release 2, Paramaters, spfile |
Since we change the PSU and BP patch numbering from Oracle Database 18.104.22.168.PSU6 to 12,1,0,2,160119 it is almost impossible to distinguish from the patch name only if you have applied a PSU or a BP.
In Oracle Database 12c there’s a package available which is very useful to query plenty of information about patches from within the database: .… DBMS_QOPATCH [Read More]
blogged about the Grid Infrastructure Management Repository (GIMR) a while back:
Grid Infrastructure Management Repository (GIMR)database now mandatory in Oracle GI 22.214.171.124
Markus Michalewicz, our Director of Product Management, Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC), has published a very interesting and helpful insight article about GIMR on July 30, 2015.… [Read More]