Oracle VM 3.2 Now Available

Oracle Virtualization product Oracle VM 3.2.1 now available. 

You can read press release here and Oracle VM 3.2.1 documentation here. Download Oracle VM from 


MySQL Database Support: MySQL Database is used as the bundled database for the Oracle VM Manager management repository for simple installations. Support for an existing Oracle SE/EE Database is still included within the installer so that you can perform a custom installation to take advantage of your existing infrastructure. Simple installation using the bundled MySQL Database is fully supported within production environments.

Discontinued inclusion of Oracle (more...)

Differences of Oracle Database Editions

My  friend asked me what is the differences of  Oracle Database Editions? I answered his question and I sent him a  information for this topic from Oracle Documentation Library : Oracle® Database Licensing Information 11g Release 2 (11.2). 

I want share with you a following table from documentation, too. This tables shows  Feature Availability for Oracle Database Editions. 

SE1 - Oracle Database Standard Edition One
SE   - Oracle Database Standard Edition 
EE   - Oracle Database Enterprise Edition 

High Availability
Oracle Fail Safe
Windows only

Last meeting of the year 2012 – AZEROUG

At 01.12.2012 I attended AZEROUG (Azerbaijan Oracle User Group) - Last meeting of the year 2012 at Qafqaz University. 

This meeting is started with  speech of  Kamran Agayev, Oracle ACE Director ( Kamran spoke about AZEROUG meetings of this year and thanked all  users.

Kamran Agayev  

Technical part of this meeting is started with  Ulfet Tanriverdiyev's ( session. Ulfet's topic is Oracle Streems : general concepts and hand-on demo. He talked about streems very good , oracle replication technology and end of the session  he showed very  interesting video demo. 


Oracleasm – Instantiating disk : failed

When I configure ASM disks with ASMLib on Oracle Linux 6.2
I got a error

This error is depend  with  SELinux. I  forget set disabled SELinux configuration.

You can disable SELinux on duration of installation Linux

or after installation with change /etc/selinux/config

It is very important for correct operations!

And following video demo showing solve problem when oracleasm createdisk fails.

You can found Oracle Support note : oracleasm createdisk fails with selinux enabled [ID 1430947.1]

Oracle recomended is disable SELinux before installation Oracle RAC!

Mahir M. Quluzade

Oracle RAC Traning

I completed, "Oracle 11g: RAC and Grid Infrastructure Administration Accelerated Release 2" course at "Metod Oracle Academy" in Istanbul / Turkey with Oracle Instructor, Oracle Certified Master - Cem Zorba. 

Me with Oracle Instructor,
OCM Cem Zorba
Cem Zorba is very experienced oracle expert and very nice speaker. I got enjoy to talk about Oracle with OCM Cem Zorba. He gave very  additional information from Oracle RAC duration of course.

Ugurata, Ergun, Cem Bakir attended to this course, too. I'm glad to met they. 
See you in Azerbaijan, friends! 

Me with Cme Zorba, Ugurata and Ergun 

Me (more...)

The biggest event of the year in Turkey : TROUG DAY2012

TROUG DAY2012 was started with  Keynote: High Availability 11g New Features  by  Syed Jaffar Hussain (OCM, Oracle ACE Director, DBA of the year 2011). His presentation is created very professional and he spoke new features Oracle Real Application Clusters and Syed shared with us his valuable experiences.

Syed Jaffar Hussain
Syed Jaffar Hussain
After keynote of Syed, TROUG DAY'12 was continued with two streams, DBA and Develeper Stream. I attended to  DBA Stream. 

DBA Streem was continued with Husnu Sensoy's (Oracle ACE Director, DBA of the year 2009) session, his presentation was very interesting for me, he talk (more...)