Original Post can be viewed at portmap: unrecognized service on RHEL6
Quick note for people using NFS for shared storage on RAC database. Till RHEL5 we had to ensure nfs,nfslock and portmap service has to be running. These services are required otherwise you will get following errors while mounting database (more...)
I have been blogging earlier about the integration between Oracle eBS R12 and Oracle BI 11g as well as inheriting the Oracle eBS Security in Oracle BI. Instead of making a Oracle BI Application Role for each Oracle eBS Responsibility you would like to use in Oracle BI, make use (more...)
Practice makes perfect, but it does not have to be difficult. Please don’t short yourself by not trying to understand what is going on.
This is my third RAC install and I got tired of doing it the hard manual way; hence, decided to script what I can.
ASM will (more...)
At the time of writing this post, Oracle Forms 11g installations are configured by default to work with a specific JPI (Java Plug-In) version: 1.6.0_12. You can verify this by checking your formsweb.cfg file: grep jpi-version formsweb.cfg #jpi_mimetype=application/x-java-applet;jpi-version=1.6.0_12 Unfortunately, it seems Firefox is very particular when it (more...)
Instant Client Package – Basic Lite
Instant Client Package – SQL*Plus
Modify hosts file
# Copyright (c) 1993-2009 Microsoft Corp.
# This is a sample HOSTS file used by Microsoft TCP/IP for Windows.
# This file contains the mappings of IP (more...)
[oracle@rac01 ~]$ tail /etc/oratab
# The first and second fields are the system identifier and home
# directory of the database respectively. The third filed indicates
# to the dbstart utility that the database should , "Y", or should not,
# "N", be brought up at system boot time.
At one of my clients a developer was hitting the following BEA-382000 error in a OSB proxy:
at stages.transform.runtime. (more...)
My previous post on the new TABLE_CACHED_BLOCKS statistics gathering preference certainly generated some interest My blog hits for the week have gone off the charts !! One of the concerns raised by this new capability was that setting such a preference might result in really unrealistic and inaccurate Clustering Factor (CF) (more...)
Today I would like to share something Fishbowl Solutions has been working on internally for a little while now and started to implement at customer sites – Fishbowl Multi-Upload and Batch Metadata Editor.
This component was initially developed as part of Fishbowl’s Innovation Event. The combination of the first place (more...)
A new major release (version 3.0) of my XPLAN_ASH tool is available for download.You can download the latest version here.
In addition to many changes to the way the information is presented and many other smaller changes to functionality there is one major new feature: XPLAN_ASH now also (more...)
Believe me, this article is worth reading I’m currently not allowed to discuss Oracle 12c Database goodies but I am allowed to discuss things perhaps initially intended for 12c that are currently available and already back-ported to 11g. This includes a wonderful improvement in the manageability of how the Clustering Factor (CF) (more...)
Original Post can be viewed at cursor: pin S wait on X
Few weeks back thread came up on oracle-l freelist regarding ”cursor: pin S wait on X” event . Tanel Poder replied to this thread with excellent explanation. You can read full thread here
This wait happens when your (more...)
Do you get annoyed at having to answer the questions all the time for patching?
Provide your email address to be informed of security issues, install and
initiate Oracle Configuration Manager. Easier for you if you use your My
Oracle Support Email address/User Name.
Visit http://www.oracle.com/support/policies.html for (more...)
CRS and Cluster, what’s the difference and which one should I use for start and stop?
CRS is Cluster Ready Service and used to manage HAS (High Availability Services)
Cluster is where the application runs on.
Stop CRS is local to the node and will shutdown local HAS – crsctl (more...)
Where should I put my ASM disks?
CrystalDiskMark 3.0.2 x64 (C) 2007-2013 hiyohiyo
Crystal Dew World : http://crystalmark.info/
* MB/s = 1,000,000 byte/s [SATA/300 = 300,000,000 byte/s]
Sequential Read : 194.352 MB/s
Sequential Write : 194.577 MB/s
Random Read 512KB : 72.506 (more...)
Just completed RAC training and wanted to put into practice.
SCAN IPs MUST NOT be in the /etc/hosts file because it will result in only 1 SCAN IP for the entire cluster.
I started looking for simple DNS server to be used with RAC and came across dnsmasq.
Install the Oracle Database Gateways 11g R2 (11.2). See the screen snapshots of the installation here.
- During the installation, the following default initialization parameter file is created:
dg4msql = Database gateway for Microsoft SQL Server.
If you choose a different database option, (more...)
When running a production Weblogic server and its managed servers I have heard at multiple projects that there is a need of automatic startup of these server processes. There is not default an options to create a windows service when installing Weblogic and for example SOA Suite. The one option (more...)