Oracle 12.1.0.2.0 for Linux and Solaris available

The long awaited Oracle Database Server 12.1.0.2.0 is available under Oracle Software Delivery Website https://edelivery.oracle.com

Currently the 12.1.0.2.0 is available for:

  • Linux 64bit
  • Solaris SPARC
  • Solaris Intel 64bit

Happy download :-)

Oracle 12c Database (12.1.0.1.0) available for download

The long awaited Oracle 12c Database (12.1.0.1.0) is available for download under http://edelivery.oracle.com



Currently only the Linux Release is available.

Happy downloading to all :-)

Oracle WebLogic Server 11g: Interactive Quick Reference

Oracle has published a really nice and useful Oracle WebLogic Server 11g Interactive Quick Reference under the following link http://www.oracle.com/webfolder/technetwork/tutorials/obe/fmw/wls/Poster/poster.html



The Quick Reference shows you an architecural overview of the Oracle WebLogic Server processes, tools, configuration files, log files and so on including a short description of (more...)

Startup or Shutdown of multiple WebLogic Managed Servers via WLST script

Normally you will have multiple Managed Servers within one WebLogic Server Domain. The classical approach to startup or shutdown these multiple Managed Servers are:

  • using the WebLogic Server provided scripts startManagedWebLogic.[sh|cmd] and stopManagedWebLogic.[sh|cmd] in your Domain Directory
  • using a WLST script with the command shutdown()
The first option (more...)

DOAG Conference 2012 – Call for Papers

As every year the DOAG (German Oracle User Group) Conference will take place Nürnberg/Germany from the 20th November until 22nd November 2012.

The Call for Papers is already open and ends on 30th June 2012:

German Link: http://www.doag.org/de/events/konferenzen/doag-2012/fuer-referenten.html
English Link: http://www.doag.org/en/events/konferenzen/doag-2012/fuer-referenten.html

Once again, I (more...)

Oracle Traffic Director available for download

During the official announcement of Oracle WebLogic Server 12c on 1st December 2011, Oracle also announced the new Oracle Traffic Director.

Oracle Traffic Director 11g is a high-performance caching HTTP proxy server. It is designed to take advantage of the unique engineered systems features of Oracle's Exalogic computing platform, providing (more...)

asmcmd non-interactive commands in MS-DOS Batches

In the last days I was fighting with a nice behaviour of the asmcmd non-interactive mode in MS-DOS batches.

I wanted to delete several files located in ASM within a MS-DOS batch:

REM Script: asm_cleanup_DB112.cmd
set ORACLE_BASE=E:\oracle
set ORACLE_HOME=E:\oracle\product\grid-11.2.0
set ORACLE_SID=+ASM
set PATH=%ORACLE_HOME%\bin;%PATH%
asmcmd rm -f +TEMP/db112/temp_01. (more...)

Long live Oracle Forms – New Statement of Direction

Oracle (Grant Ronald) published today (15th March 2012) an updated Statement of Direction for Oracle Forms and Reports.

The major statement within this Statement of Direction is:

Oracle has no plan to discontinue support of Oracle Forms. Furthermore, a new version of Forms, Oracle Forms 12c, is planned for delivery (more...)

ASM-00203 and Windows 2008 R2

I was fighting right now with my favorite Operating System and ASM :-)

I just installed Oracle Grid Infrastructure on a standalone Windows 2008 R2 server (successfully) and wanted to stamp some disks with the tool asmtoolg.exe. After I started the asmtoolg from a command prompt, I receive immediately (more...)

Oracle WebLogic Server 12c (12.1.1) for download available

Since Friday 9th December 2011 the latest release of the Oracle WebLogic Server 12c (12.1.1) is available for download in the Oracle Technology Network under following link: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/weblogic/downloads/wls-main-097127.html

Following Versions are available:
  • Installer with Oracle WebLogic Server 12c, Oracle Coherence and Oracle Enterprise Pack for (more...)

Bye bye WebCache – Welcome Oracle Traffic Director

I am currently sitting here and listen to the WebCasts for the new Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Release.

Some highlights:

  • More then 200 new features
  • Java EE 6 fully profile certified
  • Seamless upgrades (let's see the reality :-) )
  • Introduction of Oracle Traffic Director
In my opinion one of the (more...)

Oracle Weblogic Server 12c Launch announced

The Oracle Weblogic Server Release 12c is coming soon :-)

Oracle will unveiling the Oracle Weblogic Server 12c on 1st December 2011.

For the Online Launch Event registration just go here: http://tinyurl.com/cfpud2v

Why you should never create own objects under SYS

I got many times the request by developers to create objects under the SYS schema and my comment is normally "NO". Here is a nice showcase, why the creation of own objects under the SYS schema can become really dangerous:

conn / as sysdba
select count(*) from dba_objects where status  (more...)

Oracle Forms 11g Release 2 (11.1.2.0.0) now for Linux x86-64 available

Last week you could read in my blog post "Oracle Forms 11g Release 2 (11.1.2.0.0) available" that Oracle Forms 11g Release 2 is available for Linux x86 and Windows x86. Now Oracle released also the Linux x86-64 version of Oracle Forms & Reports 11g (more...)

Oracle Forms 11g Release 2 (11.1.2.0.0) available

Oracle released the latest version of Oracle Forms 11g Release 2 (11.1.2.0.0) for Windows x86 and Linux x86 today.

The download can be found under: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/developer-tools/forms/downloads/index.html


There is also a short new features paper available under http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/developer-tools/forms/forms11gr2newfeatures-497502-en-gb.pdf

The necessary installation documentation can be found under http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/E24269_01/index.htm

Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c for Linux x86 available

Since today in addition the Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c (12.1.0.1.0) for Linux x86 is available in OTN and in Oracle Edelivery.

OTN Download: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/oem/grid-control/downloads/index.html


The Oracle Edelivery: https://edelivery.oracle.com/

Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c – First screenshots

In my post from yesterday "Download available for Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.1) for Linux x86-64" you could see that the new Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c 12.1.0.1.0 for Linux x86-64 is available for download.

Here are (more...)

Download available for Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.1) for Linux x86-64

3rd and most important post for today about Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c: Enterprise Manager 12c is available for download in Oracle Technet !!!



Under the link http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/oem/grid-control/downloads/linuxx8664soft-085949.html is the Linux x86-64 Release available:



My download is already started :-)

Next Next update on Oracle Enterprise Manager 12 Launch

Just some hours ago, I posted "Next update on Oracle Enterprise Manager 12 Launch" and here we go with the next update on Oracle Enterprise Manager 12 (Grid Control) :-)

I just saw in My Oracle Support a Note (ID 1363757.1) dated from 3rd October (more...)

Next update on Oracle Enterprise Manager 12 Launch

On 4th August 2011, I posted "Oracle Enterprise Manager 12 Launch - 15.11.2011 on DOAG Conference". Now some more proofs, that the new Oracle Enterprise Manager (Grid Control) 12 will come soon :-)

In My Oracle Support you can find already under the Patch Section a (more...)