One of the new multitenancy related features in Oracle 12c Release 2 is Application Containers. In 12c Release 1, we could have a Container database (CDB) host a number of optional pluggable databases or PDBs. Now in 184.108.40.206, the multitenancy feature has been enhanced further and we can now have not only CDBs and PDBs […]
220.127.116.11, 12c new feature, 12c Release 2, data guard, dbca, High Availability, standby database
One of the real nice new features in Oracle 12c Release 2 (18.104.22.168) is the ability to create an Oracle Data Guard Standby Database using DBCA (Database Configuration Assistant). This really does simplify the process of creating a standby database as well and automates a number of steps in the creation process which were earlier […]
I recently performed an upgrade of an Oracle 12c Release 1 (22.214.171.124) Grid Infrastructure environment hosted on a RAC Virtual Box environment on my laptop to the latest release 12c Release 2 126.96.36.199.0 version. Here are some points to be noted related to the upgrade process: The Grid Infrastructure 12c Release 2 (12.2) software is […]
188.8.131.52, 12c Release 2, dbua, new features, upgrade
Oracle 12c Release 2 (184.108.40.206) was officially released for on-premise deployment yesterday. I tested an upgrade of one of my test 220.127.116.11 databases using the Database Upgrade Assistant (DBUA) and the upgrade went smoothly. The Parallel Upgrade command line utility catctl.pl has a number of changes and enhancements as compared to 12c Release 1 and […]
12.2, 12c Release 2, in-memory, new features, Oracle Database
The Oracle Database In-Memory 12c Release 2 New Features webinar conducted last week was well received by a global audience and feedback was positive. For those who missed the session you can download the slide deck from the link below. Feedback and questions are welcomed! 12.2_InMemory_new_features
The Oracle GoldenGate Performance Tuning Webinar was well received by over 200 attendees over two separate sessions. Feedback received was very positive and am sharing the slide deck which can be downloaded from the link below: Download the presentation ….
Oracle 12c GoldenGate Implementation Workshop online training is commencing 23rd January. This 20 hour workshop will comprise topics included in the official Oracle University GoldenGate 12c Essentials, GoldenGate Advanced Configuration and GoldenGate Tuning and Troubleshooting classes. Use the following links to register for the online training classes: 7.00 to 9.00 PM IST Batch […]
I will be conducting two sessions of a webinar on GoldenGate Performance Tuning Tips and Techniques. Use the link below to register for this FREE webinar! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/6709628250976917251 Hurry as space is limited for this free webinar.
I will be conducting online training in Oracle GoldenGate as well as Oracle database including areas like RAC, Performance Training and Oracle 12c New Features. Kindly register your interest for the training courses you are interested in via the Contact form available on the website and I will get back to you at the earliest […]
I recently was awarded the certification Oracle 12c Certified Master Database Cloud Administrator. In addition to passing the full day practical Oracle 12c OCM upgrade exam, in addition I had to pass two other exams which were the 1Z0-027 – Oracle Exadata X3 and X4 Administration and 1Z0-028 – Oracle Database Cloud Administration exams.
I recently presented a paper at the Australian Oracle User Group conference series held in Perth last week. The title of the presentation was Oracle Partitioning – Then and Now which basically looked at all the features which were introduced in Oracle Partitioning right from it’s introduction in Oracle 8.0 way back in 1997 until […]
data guard, Exadata, High Availability, physical standby
This note describes the procedure of creating an Oracle 18.104.22.168 Data Guard Physical Standby database with a two-node Real Application Cluster (RAC) Primary and Standby database on an Oracle Exadata X5-2 eight rack. The procedure will use RMAN for the creation of the Physical Standby database and will use the DUPLICATE FROM ACTIVE DATABASE method […]
In a CDB since we have multiple pluggable databases sharing a set of common resources, we can prevent multiple workloads to compete with each other for both system as well as CDB resources by using Resource Manager. Let us look at an example of managing resources for Pluggable Databases (between PDB’s) at the multitenant Container […]