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Nathan Courtine

The SQL Server DBA’s essential toolkit list

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This week, I attended the SQLSaturday 2014 in Paris. During the Pre-Conference on Thursday, I followed Isabelle Van Campenhoudt for her SQL Server Performances Audit session. This conference took the form of an experience sharing between attendees. Indeed, we tried to list together the most important software, tools, features or scripts which will help an SQL Server DBA during his work. In this blog, I want to share our final list with you.   Windows…

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Gérard Wisson

Documentum upgrade project: D2-Client, facets and xPlore

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To enhance the search capability we had to configure xPlore to use the new customer attributes as facets and configure D2 to use the default and new facets. Configuring xPlore to use facets with the customer attributes Stop the Index Agent and Server Update indexserverconfig.xml by adding the following line (e. g.): Keep only the indexserverconfig.xml file in $DSSEARCH_HOME/config Remove $DSSEARCH_HOME/data/* Start index and agent server Start a full reindexing Once all is indexed, set…

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Nathan Courtine

Improving your SharePoint performance using SQL Server settings (part 2)

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Last week, I attended the SQLSaturday 2014 in Paris and participated in a session on SQL Server optimization for Sharepoint by Serge Luca. This session tried to list the best pratices and recommendations for Database Administrators in order to increase the SharePoint performance. This blog post is based on this session and is meant as a sequel to my previous post on Improving your SharePoint performance using SQL Server settings (part 1). SQL Server instance…

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Oracle Team

Oracle OEM Cloud Control 12.1.0.4 – the new features

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This document describes the main new features of Cloud Control 12.1.0.4. A lot of new features are coming with the 12.1.0.4 version I will describe the most important ones, but you can also refer to this Oracle documen: http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E24628_01/doc.121/e25353/whats_new.htm#CEGFFGBI New management services repository page There is a new management services repository page providing details about the management repository: In the Setup Menu—> Manager Cloud Control, select health overview: You have access to a new performance…

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Arnaud Berbier

OAM 11gR2PS2 series – Introduction

By | Application integration & Middleware | 2 Comments

In this blog post, I will share my experience acquired on a customer interesting challenge which was a critical mission. The mission was not as easy as expected. On my side, all troubles that could happen to migrate an entire Identity Management – Oracle Access Manager 10g environment to 11g was exposed to me. As the challenge is completely finished, I must share my knowledge. In this first blog post for the OAM 11gR2PS2 series,…

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Franck Pachot

Thinking about downgrading from Oracle Enterprise to Standard Edition?

By | Database management, Oracle | No Comments

By Franck Pachot . You are using an Oracle Enterprise Edition and thinking about downgrading to the Standard Edition? In this case, you must be sure that your applications are compatible. It’s not something easy to check. Here are a few ideas. Why? Why do you want to downgrade to the Standard Edition? For licensing costs, of course. Today, it is difficult to find a server with only a few cores. And Oracle Enterprise Edition…

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Microsoft Team

SQL Saturday 323: SQL Server AlwaysOn and availability groups session slides

By | Hardware & Storage | 4 Comments

This SQL Saturday’s edition in Paris is now over. It was a great event with a lot of French and international speakers. There were also many attendees indicating that this event is a great place to share about SQL Server technologies. Maybe the Montparnasse tower in Paris played a role here with its panoramic view over Paris from the 40th floor! 🙂 For those who didn’t attend on Saturday, you will find our SQL Server…

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Gérard Wisson

Documentum upgrade project – ActiveX and D2-Client 3.1Sp1

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This is another blog posting an our Documentum upgrade project. This time, the following issue occured: the ActiveX could not be installed using the D2-Client. We had to access the D2-Config url to have it installed. For a normal user, this could not be used. Analyzes The workstation had the ActiveX for D2 3.0 installed, the version before the upgrade. Under C:\Windows\Downloaded Program Files, we had: ctx ctx.ocx D2UIHelper.dll On my workstation where I could…

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Morgan Patou

Kerberos SSO with Liferay 6.1

By | Application integration & Middleware | 12 Comments

In my previous blog, I described the process to install a Kerberos Client and how to Kerberized Alfresco. In this blog, I will continue in the same way and present another application that could be configured to use the Kerberos MIT KDC: Liferay. Liferay is a very popular and a leader in Open Source solution for enterprise web platform (Intranet/Extranet/Internet web sites). Liferay could be bundled with several application servers like Tomcat, JBoss, Glassfish, but…

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Grégory Steulet

MySQL high availability management with ClusterControl

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Installing and managing a highly available MySQL infrastructure can be really tedious. Solutions to facilitate database and system administrator’s task exist, but few of these cover the complete database lifecycle and address all the database infrastructure management requirements. Severalnines’ product ClusterControl is probably the only solution that covers the full infrastructure lifecycle and is also able to provide a full set of functionalities required by database cluster architectures. In this article, I will show how…

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Oracle Team

Oracle OEM Cloud Control 12.1.0.4 – AWR Warehouse

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This post explains how to configure and use the new AWR warehouse functionality present in Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12.1.0.4. This new feature offers the possibility to store date from the AWR of your main databases in the EM AWR warehouse. As OEM AWR warehouse automatically extracts the AWR data of the database you have selected, there is no impact on your production databases. The main advantage is that it allows to keep AWR historical…

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Gérard Wisson

Documentum upgrade project – Documentum Administrator and ACS

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After having installed the Documentum Administrator, one of our test was to open a document. When I opened one for the first time the content was empty although I knew it contained text. But the correct content was well displayed when I opened it a second time. In the ucf trace file I had: FINE: [email protected] pairs: {null: HTTP/1.1 500 Internal Server Error}{Server: Apache-Coyote/1.1}{Content-Type: text/html;charset=utf-8}{Content-Length: 3437}{Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:55:47 GMT}{Connection: close} Jan 27, 2014 1:55:47…

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