An inspiration to an entire generation, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam – Rest in Peace. The real hero behind Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

An inspiration to an entire generation,  Dr APJ Abdul Kalam - Rest in Peace. The real hero behind Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) 




Oracle GoldenGate Training Index by Senthil Rajendran

GoldenGate Initial Load by Senthil Rajendran

Welcome to the world of replication. Recently have been deep into GoldenGate and here are the series of presentation that can help you to start with GoldenGate

GoldenGate Monitoring, Troubleshooting and Tuning by Senthil Rajendran

Welcome to the world of replication. Recently have been deep into GoldenGate and here are the series of presentation that can help you to start with GoldenGate

GoldenGate Use Cases by Senthil Rajendran

Welcome to the world of replication. Recently have been deep into GoldenGate and here are the series of presentation that can help you to start with GoldenGate

GoldenGate Implementations Essential by Senthil Rajendran

Welcome to the world of replication. Recently have been deep into GoldenGate and here are the series of presentation that can help you to start with GoldenGate




GoldenGate Fundamentals Session by Senthil Rajendran

Welcome to the world of replication. Recently have been deep into GoldenGate and here are the series of presentation that can help you to start with GoldenGate




Index
GoldenGate Fundamentals Session
GoldenGate Implementations Essential
GoldenGate Monitoring, Troubleshooting and Tuning
GoldenGate Use Cases

Supporting a Day Against DRM with PacktPub

What is DRM?

DRM stands for “digital rights management,” a bit of technology that hardware and software manufacturers, publishers, and copyright holders use to control the way we use the devices and media that we own. The idea is to limit users’ ability to copy the content without permission, but DRM does much more: it shapes how people tinker with and share devices, software, music, movies, etc. they legally paid for. Have you (more...)

EBS R12.2 Delta 6 Feature Review : Enhancement of adop console messages

ADOP console messages was always something that administrators needed changes. Delta 6 new features talks that there has been more enhancements done and running SQLs are displayed. Yes & True , it does but comparing to Delta 5 there are not much improvements. If you are from a older Delta version 2 or 3 , then Delta 6 upgrade might be interesting.

Instead of displaying the complete update statements , I can see messages like (more...)

EBS R12.2 Delta 6 Feature Review : EBS Technology Consistency Checker (ETCC)

With EBS R12.2 Delta 6 will not display a warning message when using the ADOP utility. An additional check is made every time ADOP tool is invoked which checks for the  recommended patches that are missing in the instance. This feature is ETCC and you will see something like this on the ADOP logs.

    [PROCEDURE] [START 2015/04/27 14:27:57] Performing database sanity checks
    [WARNING]   ETCC: The following database fixes are not (more...)

EBS R12.2 Delta 6 Feature Review : Single File System Instance

With one of the main feature in 12.2 dual file system, there was always a need about having a single file system in 12.2 like 12.1.x and get away with the ADOP patching cycle. With Delta 6 AD and TXK you can. It is important to understand the feature and know its limitations.

There are two advantages of this single file system feature in 12.2

EBS 12.2 do not ignore the database patches on top of AD Delta 5 and TXK Delta 5

Make sure all the recommended patches are in place as a part of the bundle patch. Your EBS 12.2 ADOP cycle could go unstable with out the database patches.

EBS 12.2 Essential Bundle Fixes for AD Delta 5 and TXK Delta 5 (Doc ID 1934471.1)

EBS 12.2 Essential Bundle Fixes for AD Delta 5 and TXK Delta 5 (Doc ID 1934471.1)

if any of the below features are interesting to your deployment then please review the doc and apply the essential bundle patches on 12.2.5 environment. Hope this helps to stabilize your environment.

Section 4: Features and Fixes in the Current Code level
The bundle fixes include implementation of the following AD and TXK features and fixes.

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EBS 12.2 Blocking a Concurrent Program while Online Patching

Will there be a need to Blocking a Concurrent Program while Online Patching in EBS 12.2 , if so then here are the steps.

  • Use the Concurrent Program window or page to edit your concurrent program definition.
  • Select the Incompatibilities button to open the Incompatible Programs window.
  • Add a new global incompatibility rule for your program with the following program:
    • Application Name: Applications DBA
    • Program Name: Online Patching In Progress (internal name: ADZDPATCH) concurrent program

    EBS 12.2 Validation Scripts for Prepare, Cutover and FS_Clone Phases

    Are you going to run Prepare, Cutover or FS_CLONE , then before you start the phases using ADOP tool if you would like to validate the instance if it is ready for those phases then here is a simple script.

    export RUN_CONTEXT_FILE=/testi/inst/fs1/inst/apps/testi_host1/appl/admin/testi_host1.xml
    export PATCH_CONTEXT_FILE=/testi/inst/fs2/inst/apps/testi_host1/appl/admin/testi_host1.xml

    perl $AD_TOP/patch/115/bin/txkADOPValidations.pl  -contextfile=$RUN_CONTEXT_FILE -patchctxfile=$PATCH_CONTEXT_FILE -phase=fs_clone -logloc=/tmp
    perl $AD_TOP/patch/115/bin/txkADOPValidations.pl  -contextfile=$RUN_CONTEXT_FILE -patchctxfile=$PATCH_CONTEXT_FILE -phase=prepare -logloc=/tmp
    perl $AD_TOP/patch/115/bin/txkADOPValidations.pl  -contextfile=$RUN_CONTEXT_FILE -patchctxfile=$PATCH_CONTEXT_FILE -phase=cutover -logloc=/tmp

    Review the logfile that gets created under /tmp

    (more...)

    ORA-06508 in an EBS 12.2 environment ?

    Custom.pll template are sometimes used wrong. In case of 12.2 make sure you use the splotchy 12.2 template to put in you customizations. In case if you are migrating from a older release make sure it is created from the latest versions. You can check the version using adident package. ORA-06508 are known to be a problem with older custom.pll template.

    $APPLTMP directory in R12.2 Multi Node

    $APPLTMP directory in R12.2 if placed in a shared location in a multi node environment the there are know complications in multi node cutover. So best to leave it under INST top for each node.

    EBS 12.2 Too Many Invalid ?

    Run EBS 12.2 Compliance Checker and resolve any violations.

    Document 1531121.1, "Using the Online Patching Readiness Report in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2"

    The consequences of failing to fix a violation depend on the type of violation. Objects that do not comply with Online Patching development standards may behave incorrectly or become invalid during or after online patching.

    Some customers have synonyms from custom schemas pointing directly to the base tables. Don't (more...)

    Happy New Year 2015

    Wish every one a Happy New Year 2015.

    Gandhi – Father of the Nation The STRONGEST man I believe