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Nicolas Penot

Understand Oracle Text at a glance

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What is Oracle Text? Oracle Text provides indexing, word and theme searching, and viewing capabilities for text in query applications and document classification applications. Oracle text activation for a user create user ORATXT identified by oratxt ; grant ctxapp to ORATXT ; grant execute on ctxsys.ctx_cls to ORATXT ; grant execute on ctxsys.ctx_ddl to ORATXT ; grant execute on ctxsys.ctx_doc to ORATXT ; grant execute on ctxsys.ctx_output to ORATXT ; grant execute on ctxsys.ctx_query to…

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Joël Cattin

OEM Cloud Control 13c – Agent Gold Image

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Introduction I am currently setting up a new “Base Image” virtual machine (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6) which will be used to create 6 brand new Oracle database servers requested by a customer. Besides installing and configuring the OS, I also have to install 3 Oracle Homes and one Cloud Control Agent 13c. An OMS13c server already exists including an Agent patched with the EM-AGENT Bundle Patch 13.2.0.0.181031 (28680866) : oracle@oms13c:/home/oracle/ [agent13c] opatch lsinventory |…

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Thomas Rein

odacli create-database fails on ODA X7-2HA with java.lang.OutOfMemoryError

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Today I was onsite at my customer and he told me: I can no longer create databases on my ODA X7-2HA, every time I try to use odacli create-database it fails, please help. Ok, let’s check what happens, the customer shares the Oracle Homes, he wants to create a 11.2.0.4 database: [root@robucnoroda020 ~]# odacli list-dbhomes ID Name DB Version Home Location Status —————————————- ——————– —————————————- ——————————————— ———- 157bfdf4-4430-4fb1-878e-2fb803ee54bd OraDB11204_home1 11.2.0.4.180417 (27441052, 27338049) /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0.4/dbhome_1 Configured 2aaba0e6-4482-4c9f-8d98-4a9d72fdb96e…

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Thomas Rein

DOAG 2018: OVM or KVM on ODA?

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The DOAG 2018 is over, for me the most important topics were in the field of licensing. The insecurity among the users is great, let’s take virtualization on the ODA, for example: The starting point: The customer uses Oracle Enterprise Edition, has 2 CPU licenses, uses Dataguard as disaster protection on 2 ODA X7-2M systems and wants to virtualize, he also has 2 application servers that are also to be virtualized. Sure, if I use…

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Jérôme Dubar

Reimaging an old X3-2/X4-2 ODA

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Introduction X3-2 and X4-2 ODAs are still very capable pieces of hardware in 2018. With 256GB of RAM and at least 16 cores per node, and with 18TB RAW disk capacity as a standard these appliances are far from obsolete even you probably don’t have any more support on the hardware from Oracle. If you own several ODAs of this kind, hardware support may not really be a problem. If something fails, you can use…

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Grégory Steulet

Oracle Open World 2018 D2: Mark Hurd’s keynote – Accelerating Growth in the Cloud

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During this second day at Oracle Open World 2018 (24.10.2018) I attended to Mark Hurd’s keynote name “Accelerating Growth in the Cloud. Several famous people participated to this keynote such as: Ian Bremmer who is the president and founder of Eurasia Group and according to Oracle “the leading global political risk research and consulting firm. Mr Bremmer is also the president and founder of GZERO Media.” Sherry Aaholm who is the Vice President and Chief Information Officer…

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Grégory Steulet

Oracle Open World 2018 D 0: Bike trip starting on Golden Gate

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Today (22.10.2018) my colleague Mouhamadou and me had the opportunity to make a bike trip (#BikeB4OOW) organized by Bryn Llewellyn product manager for Oracle PL/SQL and Edition Based Redefinition (EBR). We were well accompagnied with several other famous people such as Franck Pachot, Mike Dietrich, Pieter Van Puymbroeck, Liesbeth Van Raemd and Ivaca Arsov.. Just to name few of them. We started our trip beside the Golden Gate at the Welcome Center at 10:00 am in…

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Petre Radut

How to migrate Grid Infrastructure from release 12c to release 18c

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Oracle Clusterware 18c builds on this innovative technology by further enhancing support for larger multi-cluster environments and improving the overall ease of use. Oracle Clusterware is leveraged in the cloud in order to provide enterprise-class resiliency where required and dynamic as well as online allocation of compute resources where needed, when needed. Oracle Grid Infrastructure provides the necessary components to manage high availability (HA) for any business critical application. HA in consolidated environments is no…

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