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Oracle Database 18c

Let’s see what’s changed with Oracle Database 18c Release 3.

Build Your Own Oracle Infrastructure: Part 0 – Master Index

Find the post you are looking for with this master index.


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Oracle 7 Installation & Configuration

How to install and configure Oracle Linux 7 ready for Oracle Database 19c.

Build Your Own Oracle Infrastructure: Part 12 – Use Oracle Recovery Manager

Configure and use Oracle’s standard backup, restore and recovery utility.

Install Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Release 2

Install and configure OEM Cloud Control 13c Release 2.

Synology NAS

Some tips and tricks to help drive the DS413 NAS.

Build Your Own Oracle Infrastructure: Part 11 – Oracle RAC Database: Create, Test & Administer.

We’re now ready to create an Oracle RAC database.It’s mostly quite similar to creating a single instance Oracle database.The major differences come with how the various infrastructure components are administered.We’ll get to that in good time. Quick links to all the tasks: Task #1: Create Additional ASM Diskgroups. Task #2: Create an Oracle 12c RAC …

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Oracle VM Tips

    Oracle VM can be a little tricky to drive, so I use this post to document some gotchas and what I did to resolve them.     Use the following links to jump to the item you need. Index: Error Starting Up VMs. Error Logging Into Oracle VM manager. VM Stuck on ‘Stopping’. …

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Build Your Own Oracle Infrastructure: Part 10 – Install Oracle GI & Database Software

After building and configuring the hardware infrastructure, it’s time to install some Oracle software.If all the prior tasks have been completed successfully, the software installations should be easy. In Part 10, we’ll install the OEM Management Agent,  Oracle 12c Grid Infrastructure and the database software.  Quick links to all the tasks: Task #1: Install the …

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