Category Archives: Oracle Server

Storage & Configuration, Undo Management, Redo Logs, Security, Scheduler,etc

How to configure Oracle VM manager 3.3 in a lab at home using local disks

This post was done using version 3.3 of Oracle VM Manager. Graphically things haven’t change much from version 3.2, but the configuration is slightly different and there are other improvements as well, by the way, I love the new Virtual Machine console!. I am … Continue reading

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How to install and configure Oracle Virtual Server 3.2 at home (Part 2/2)

This post covers the configuration of VM Manager using equipment at home, if you need to install it please read the first part of this post to learn how to do it. One of the first things that I noticed by using … Continue reading

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How to install and configure Oracle Virtual Server 3.2 at home (Part 1/2)

As a DBA we do like to play with features and versions a lot, now with the release of Oracle 12c I wanted to take my virtualization system to another level 😉 I have been using VirtualBox on Linux for … Continue reading

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virtualbox script to control Virtual Machines

Additional to my daily job, I need to “play” from time to time in my home server, it’s a quad core machine with 8 gigs of RAM and two hard drives, nothing special about it, the important thing is that … Continue reading

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How to install ASMLIB from Oracle’s public YUM

There are several ways to get ASMLIB, we can download it from the OTN here, or we can download it from from ULN (Unbreakable Linux Network). Also it comes in the the Unbreakable Linux media, but if you are not … Continue reading

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Oracle 11.2 XE (beta) is out!

Hi eveyone, I’m so happy about this news because I have successfully used Oracle 10.2 XE before for personal and business solutions (even on banks and telecommunication companies) and it was getting older and older… Oracle 11.2 XE (beta) is … Continue reading

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Exadata workshop – impressions and notes

I have read articles and specs on Exadata before, but now I have had the opportunity to assist to an Exadata Hands-On workshop. I’m writing these impressions without talking too much about the specs, they are everywhere, some links here. … Continue reading

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