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Cloud – RMAN-06026: some targets not found – aborting restore

RMAN Failures when database tooling has been updated

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Oracle DBCS (Cloud) Scale Up Storage Steps

We have been alerted that our tablespace in DBCS, is reaching its limit. Looking at our filesystem, we are using /u02 to store our datafiles and we have used 92%/ If you are running any cloud services that are using

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Enabling / Disabling Flashback Database in 11gR2

Flashback database was introduced in Oracle 10g and offer’s a simple way for performing a point in time recovery. To enable this, your database must be running in archivelog mode and flash recovery must be enabled. In 10g We would

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Standalone Oracle Database Patching with ASM

Some Useful links: Information Center: Patching and Maintaining Oracle Database Server/Client Installations (Doc ID 1351428.2) Introduction to Oracle Recommended Patches (Doc ID 756388.1) Oracle Recommended Patches — Oracle Database (Doc ID 756671.1) Quick Reference to Patch Numbers for Database PSU,

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Oracle OpenWorld 2015

Oracle Openworld is an annual Oracle convention for business decision-makers, IT management, and line of business end users. The conference normally takes place around mid-September, this year it was late October. Presentations take place by Oracle, Consulting companies as well

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Identifying Top SQL using statspack

So you don’t have diagnostic or the tuning pack for your databases, but you have started collecting information using Oracle Statspack that i mentioned in one of my previous posts. As well as running normal reports, you can also run

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