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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

Oracle VM VirtualBox

My Vagrant fork of Oracle Fleet Patching and Provisioning (FPP)

Intro I have been asked to read about Oracle database fleet management at work but the turnoff was that it relied entirely… 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

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Migrate and Upgrade Oracle Database 12.1 on Windows to 12.2 on Linux Using Oracle Data Guard with Mixed Versions

My customer needed to migrate and upgrade Oracle Databases from 12.1.0.2 on Windows to 12.2.0.1 on Linux with minimum… Read more

System Update scaled

Struggling with the latest Oracle Database Appliance (ODA) patch?

Struggling with the latest ODA patch? Virtualization is making it a little bit tricky but Eclipsys has mastered the process.… Read more

Datacenter scaled

Linux LVM for Oracle Database on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)

Oracle Database as a service (DBCS) on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) had been traditionally built based on Oracle… Read more