Oracle Day in Baku State University – 4th December 2013

Are you a student of Baku State University ?
Do you want to know about Oracle Database ?
Do you want to listen presentations from the professionals ?

If the answers are YES then you have a big chance.

The event is free to attend, but just for Baku State University students.
The (more...)

Kitab incələmə: SQL asan yanaşma yolu (Genişləndirilmiş versiya)

(blog post in Azerbaijani)

Təqdimat mərasimi

Azərbaycan dilində informasiya texnologiyaları movzusunda yazılmış kitab çox azdır. Bu tip kitabların az olmasının ən böyük səbəbi İT sahəsinə aid rəsmi terminaloji tərcümənin olmamasıdır. Buna baxmayaraq son illərdə bir neçə texniki nəşrlə tanış olmaq imkanım olmuşdur. Bu kitablardan biri Samir Səmədov (OCM11g, www.ocm. (more...)

Book Review: Expert Oracle RAC 12c

As you know, the Oracle Database with the Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) option allows running multiple database instances on different servers in the cluster against a shared set of data files, also known as the database. The database spans multiple hardware systems and yet appears as a single unified (more...)

IEEE Day 2013 – Best 10 New Feature of Oracle Database 12c

Yesterday, I attended IEEE Day 2013 Baku, Azerbaijan conference at Qafqaz University. IEEE Day 2013 is important anniversary that engineers worldwide celebrate the first time when IEEE members gathered to share their technical ideas in 1884. It is fourth celebration worldwide and first in Azerbaijan take placed at the Qafqaz (more...)

OTN Article : Oracle Data Guard 12c: “Synchronous redo transport”

OTN (Oracle Technology Network) Portuguese published our article :
Oracle Data Guard 12c: “Synchronous redo transport” by authors Joel Perez (Oracle ACED), Rodrigo Mufalini (Oracle ACE) and me.

You can read article from :

My special thank to my friends Joel and Rodrigo for support.

Mahir M. Quluzade

Book Review : Oracle Data Guard 11gR2 Administration Beginner’s Guide

Just finished review of book "Oracle Data Guard 11gR2 Administration Beginner's Guide” by authors, my dear friends Emre Baransel and Nassyam Basha.

"Oracle Data Guard 11gR2 Administration Beginner's Guide” book is a good introduction to Oracle Data Guard 11g R2 with examples that will be useful to all DBA’s. It (more...)

Converting an Administrator-Managed Database to a Policy-Managed Database and vise versa.

Cluster database configuration can be Policy-Managed or Administrator-Managed. A Policy-Managed database is dynamic with instances managed automatically based on server pools for effective resource utilization. Admin-Managed database results in instances tied to specific servers.

When we create 11g Release 2 RAC database, on database configuration assistant’s 3 of 13 (more...)

Which device is mapped Oracle ASM disk?


Yesterday Yuva Kishore is commented on my Oracleasm - Instantiating disk : failed post and asked a question: We can list the asm disks (listdisks) but where can we find the mapping that ASMDISK1 is mapped to /dev/sda1 and so on? 

I want answer this question with this (more...)