In 2014, myself and a few other well known speakers in the Atlanta area were added to the board of directors for the Georgia Oracle User Group (GaOUG). With us being added to the Board of Directors, we initatied a rebranding of the user group from GOUSER to GaOUG in Feburary 2015, with much success. Then followed that event up with two quarterly events in April and July 2015, which proved to be an even (more...)
A few months ago, I heard that Oracle was releasing a plug-in for the Oracle Database Appliance (ODA (Oh Dah). At first I couldn’t find anything on this plug-in, then I was able to find it in the Self-Update for Plug-ins (Extensibility -> Self Update -> Plug-ins).
After finding the plug-in, it needed to be deployed to the Oracle Management Server (OMS). Once deployed, it can be used to monitor the ODA; however, this plug-in (more...)
How do you monitor an ZFS Storage Appliance with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c? This is a question that has been asked a few time and I needed to solve this issue. You hear a lot about the em agents and that they need to be used to monitor many different targets. Let’s just say, that is not the case when wanting to monitor a ZFS Storage Appliance.
In order to monitor a ZFS Storage Appliance, (more...)
I’ve been doing some Enterprise Manager installs a bit more lately. At the same time, I’ve been working on Data Integration items such as GoldenGate and ODI. What these products have in common are that they require an Oracle Database for a repository. Needless to say I’ve been installing a lot of 220.127.116.11 databases in test and production environments. The one thing that has been consistent is the issue I keep seeing (more...)
This week I decided to redo a few of my virtual box machines and build a few new ones for testing. Getting the Oracle Linux 6.6 installed was a breeze; however, when I started to install the Oracle Database 12c binaries I was hitting errors during the linking phase. This had me puzzled for a bit to say the least. I kept getting this error:
After driving myself nuts, I decided to look closer (more...)
Recently I’ve come across issues with restarting Oracle Enterprise Manager and seeing messages in the nodemanager.log. The message that I’m referring to is (followed by a java trace stack):
<Jul 2, 2015 11:46:11 PM> <WARNING> Uncaught exception in server handlerjavax.net.ssl.SSLException: Inbound closed before receiving peer's close_notify: possible truncation attack? javax.net.ssl.SSLException: Inbound closed before receiving peer's close_notify: possible truncation attack?
What is interesting about this message is the panic (more...)
Over the last few months, I’ve been working a project where I’ve started to dive into EM CLI and the value that EM CLI brings to cutting down on doing things like creating Enterprise Manager users. Hence the reason for this post.
This post is meant to be more of a note for me to refer to later, but it is also good to share knowledge so here you go.
Note: Hostnames are blacked out for a reason. Commands are the same though.
Recently, I just installed an em agent using the silent install method I blogged about earlier (here). After installing the agent, everything was working fine and the agent could upload to the (more...)
The Oracle Database Appliance (ODA) has been around for a few years now. It is a great, compact, and powerful machine for running at two-node Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC). The adoption of the ODA has been mostly seen in medium sized organizations that need a work horse but cannot afford the sticker price of an Oracle Exadata.
Just like all the appliances that Oracle puts out, there is a need to monitor these appliances (more...)
Like many other Oracle professionals and speakers I will be attending IOUG Collaborate 2015 this year in Las Vegas. I’m not a big fan of Las Vegas, but hey cannot turn down an opportunity to speak, especially when IOUG asked me to do more than one session.
This year my schedule is going to keep me busy; yet full of good topics that cover both EM12c and GoldenGate. If you are going to be (more...)