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Natascha Karfich
Consultant

Natascha Karfich has over 15 years of experience in the RDBMS sector. She is specialised in Oracle and MySQL database management. Her expertise includes the design and installation of high-availability environments, migration and upgrades, restore and recovery, performance tuning and security reviews. Natascha Karfich has sound knowledge in the fields of Linux/Unix, monitoring and provisioning. Upon joining dbi services, Natascha Karfich was appointed to the Central IT department in Basel-Stadt, as systems specialist. Prior to that, she was a consultant for Trivadis AG for 7 years. Between 1999 and 2005, she was a systems engineer and Oracle DBA for Swisscom IT Services/Swiss International Airlines and Crossair AG. Her specialties include IT, pharmaceuticals, banking, administration, transport and research.
Natascha Karfich

redhat event Ansible Automates Zurich

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Here are some fresh personal impressions from the “Ansible Automates Zurich” half day event organized by redhat. There was a overwhelming interest for this event. About 200 people filled the room and there were many more on the waiting list. The event started with a networking lunch. My impression was, that the visitors were not only interested in the food, but also gaining some practical knowledge about Ansible. Most of them are already using Ansible….

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Part 2 – vagrant up – get your Oracle infrastructure up an running

By | Database Administration & Monitoring | 3 Comments

Last week in the first part of this blog we have seen a short introduction how to setup an Oracle Infrastructure with Vagrant and Ansible. Remember all the files for this example are available here https://github.com/nkadbi/oracle-db-12c-vagrant-ansible Get the example code: git clone https://github.com/nkadbi/oracle-db-12c-vagrant-ansible If you have prepared your environment with Ansible, Vagrant and Oracle Virtual Box installed – and provided the Oracle software zip files – than you can just start to build your Test…

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vagrant up – get your Oracle infrastructure up an running

By | Database Administration & Monitoring, Database management, Operation systems | One Comment

By using Vagrant to manage your Virtual Machines and Ansible for configuration management and provisioning you can easily automate the setup of your whole test environment in a standardized way. If you have never heard about Ansible and Vagrant I try to give you an idea with the following very short  summary. There is a lot of good information available about Ansible and Vagrant. Please check the provided links at the end of this blog…

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