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12cR2 DBCA can create a standby database

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By Franck Pachot . Do you like DBCA to create a database from command line, with -silent -createDatabase? On a simple command line you can provision a database, with oratab, tnsnames.ora directory creation and any setting you want. And you can even call a custom script to customize further. But if you want to put it in Data Guard, you have to do the duplicate manually with RMAN. This evolves in 12.2 with a new…

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Exadata Express Cloud Service: MAX_PDB_STORAGE

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By Franck Pachot . The separation of roles between system DBA and application DBA is the way to go for agile development and the PDBaaS managed service is an excellent way to play with this concept: You are PDB administrator but not the CDB administrator. Here is an example about tablespace creation/deletion, and the kind of problems that may arise with this architecture.

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Running SLOB on Exadata Express Cloud Service

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By Franck Pachot . The Exadata Express Cloud Service is a managed PDBaaS: Oracle is the system admin and the CDB database administrator, you are the PDB administrator. You connect with a local user, PDB_ADMIN, which is no SYSDBA privilege but has a PDB_DBA which has nearly all DBA rights, but with some features disabled by lockdown profile. I have no worry about the performance on this service: it is an Exadata X5 half rack…

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Exadata Express Cloud Service: PDB_ADMIN privileges

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By Franck Pachot . I usually explain that the main point about Multitenant Architecture is the separation of roles between a system DBA who manages the container, and is responsible for its availability, and application DBA who owns all the application objects, and is responsible for data integrity and performance. The Exadata Express Cloud Service is the implementation of that: a CDB managed by Oracle and a PDB that you administrate. But the fact that…

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Encryption in Oracle Public Cloud

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By Franck Pachot . Oracle Transparent Data Encryption is available without option on the Oracle Public Cloud: Standard Edition as well as Enterprise Edition (EE, EE-HP EE-EP, ECS). More than that, the DBaaS enforces TDE for any user tablespace even when not specifying in the CREATE TABLESPACE. It you are not familiar with TDE key management (wallets) then you have probably encountered ORA-28374: typed master key not found in wallet. Rather than another tutorial on…

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