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Linux Hugepages and AUTO_ONLY in Oracle 19c

Most Oracle DBA are sufficiently educated about the benefits of using large memory pages for Oracle database SGA to reduce… Read more

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The not so AutoUpgrade (Oracle AutoUpgrade in Windows)

Intro First, before anyone starts sending me print screens about their successful AutoUpgrade, or flexing about how… Read more

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From Oracle to Google BigQuery by Kafka

Last week while checking my Twitter feed I found a tweet from Confluent with an announcement about a new Kafka connector… Read more

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IPSec VPN between OCI and AWS

I’ve been using the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) clouds for a number of years, but primarily… Read more

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Add SCAN VIPs to Oracle RAC with zero “Listener” Downtime

Intro Infrastructure teams are usually keener to maintain network stability rather than altering their existing configuration… Read more

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Convert Local Listeners to Oracle Grid Managed Listeners

Intro One of the advantages of Oracle Grid Infrastructure is to restart all managed resources (Databases, ASM, Listeners…etc.) … Read more