Tag Archives: 11g

Oracle 11gR2 and 12cR1 on Oracle Linux 7 beta

I’ve been having a play with Oracle Linux 7 beta over the weekend. Not surprisingly my first thoughts were to install the Oracle database on it. Oracle Linux 7 (OL7) Installation Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2) Installation On Oracle Linux 7 (OL7) Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1) Installation On Oracle Linux 7 (OL7) […]

Upgrades to 11g are finally complete

Just a little slice of reality to cut through all the 12c stuff that is floating around at the moment. I’ve just moved the last of our databases to 11g. Yay! As well as upgrading, we’ve been culling or consolidating old and unused stuff, which has drastically reduced and simplified our Oracle database landscape. We […]

Oracle Database on Oracle Linux 6.1…

I mentioned the day before Open World I put a Virtual RAC on Oracle Linux 6.1 article live. Although the procedure was complete, some of the screen shots were from an old article as I didn’t have time to redo them before my flight. I’ve just run through the procedure again and taken new screen […]

Grid Control 11g Installation… Success…

Well a new day and a fresh pair of eyes and it all went well. I was out this afternoon so I started the final bit of the installation running and it had completed successfully when I got home. I’m not totally sure what was causing the previous problems. I had been taking snapshots of […]

Grid Control 11g Installation Failure…

I’ve spent the last couple of days failing to install OEM Grid Control 11g on OEL 5.5 x86-64 with a 11gR2 database for the repository. The installation process is horrid. You have to manually install and patch the database and middleware software before starting the GC installation. So you end up with a whopping 7.1G […]

Oracle Database File System (DBFS) PL/SQL APIs…

My previous article discussed the DBFS. This article gives an overview of the PL/SQL APIs for managing and interacting with the DBFS. Oracle Database File System (DBFS) PL/SQL APIs There’s a lot in there, so this is just skimming the surface. Cheers Tim…

Oracle 11gR2 RAC On Linux Using NFS

I finally got round to trying an NFS installation of 11gR2 RAC. Oracle Database 11g Release 2 RAC On Linux Using NFS No real surprises here. It all seems a little simpler when using NFS, but it was cronically slow on my crappy kit. Cheers Tim…

Oracle 11gR2 RAC On Linux Using VMware Server 2

I’ve taken my first tentative steps into 11gR2 RAC and it was a big surprise. Oracle 11g Release 2 RAC On Linux Using VMware Server 2 11gR2 RAC feels very different to 11gR1 RAC. I can imagine quite a few people wanting to upgrade from 11gR1 thinking it will be trivial and getting a rude […]

RELIES ON clause no more…

I’ve been running through my demos before my PL/SQL workshop in Utrecht and I noticed a change in the behaviour of the PL/SQL Function Result Cache. In 11gR1 it was necessary to specify dependencies using the RELIES ON clause, but now Oracle 11gR2 takes care of Detection of Sources for you. Neat. Cheers Tim…

Fedora 11 and Oracle 11g…

It’s that time again where I check to see if Oracle installs on the latest version of Fedora. The result once again is yes, it does. The main website has the links to the articles. I would add links here only the browser on this internet cafe machine doesn’t support cut & pates. When I […]