Oracle Database 12c Technology Day worldwide

Oracle quotes that 12c comes with more than 500 new features. Join the Oracle technology day event to learn firsthand how the new multitenant architecture make it easy to deploy and manage database clouds.

You will learn the following:


    • Simplify database consolidation
    • Automatically compress and tier data
    • Improve application continuity
    • (more...)

    Upgrade, Migrate and Consolidate to Oracle Database 12c slide deck by Mike Dietrich

    Mike and his team did it once again. This time its 12c Upgrade/Migrate.

    Here is the excerpt from his blog:

    with (sorry, we've did it again!) over 500 slides covering:
    • The brand new Parallel Upgrade including new Pre/Post-Upgrade-Fix-Ups
    • The new Full Transportable Export/Import Feature
    • Obviously Oracle Multitenant, (more...)

    Oracle Database 12c – download on https://edelivery.oracle.com/

    Although Oracle yet to announce the release of Oracle Database 12c publicly, if you have got MOS login credentials, download Oracle Database 12c for Linux on E-Delivery site.

    https://edelivery.oracle.com

    However, the documentation is not open yet.

    Enjoy and good luck with all your testing!!!!!!!!!

    ORA-01115: IO error reading block from file (block # ) – a list of common causes

    There are situations when a single issue could arise for different reasons. Will list out some of the common causes of an 'ORA-01115: IO error reading block from file  (block # )' error over here.

    Typically, when Oracle failed to read a data block from an open data (more...)

    Rejoining a node to a 2 node cluster on Windows Platform – Yet another learning experience

    There was a situation encountered a couple of days ago where a node (second node) had to rejoin to a 2 node cluster environment on Windows 2008 platform. The Windows OS admin team rebuilt the 2 node after OS crash without DBAs being informed and requested the DBA team to (more...)