We will complete our lab by installing the Oracle Database software, create a Pluggable database and take a look in the Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Express.
The steps to install and create an Oracle Database 12c are:
1 – Go to the database directory created when unzipped the 2 Oracle (more...)
The main question about the DBA job I hear all the time is: How can I became a successful DBA?
Most of the people that I talk to who have difficulties starting out in their DBA career really have an issue trying to absorb the mountainous volumes of information that (more...)
On this scenario we will talk about how to implement HA (High Availability) for OVM 3.1 between a Primary Site (Production) and a Secondary Site (DR) located at 800 km away. On this post we will only talk about the storage replication part and how to make it work (more...)
If using OVM virtual disks, you can easily improve your VM performance by replacing the virtual disks for raw LUN’s. It gives an extra boost in the performance specially if using the PVM mode.
Note that here we are using OVM 3.1 and the guest VM is using OEL (more...)
In this blog post we will learn how to convert an ESX VM to OVM 3.1 (V2V) using an ISO boot CD. Basically all you need to do to achieve this objective is to follow the following steps:
1. Uninstall VMtools from VM
2. Attache OVS-3.1.1-524.iso (more...)
Oracle 12c is around the corner and due that I have received many questions from fellow DBAs about what was new about Backup and Recovery at 11g I have decided to write a small white paper about it.
Hope you will enjoy reading it as much I enjoyed writing it.