Yearly Archives: 2009

DB_ULTRA_SAFE a new GEM for High Availability

DB_ULTRA_SAFE is a new parameter introduced with Oracle 11gR1, and a fantastic new GEM for High Availability, that using Data Guard to configure on both the primary and standby will trigger the most comprehensive data corruption prevention and detection (and

Posted in 11gR2, DBA Career Tips, General, Oracle FAQ, Others, Tutorials

Error libdb.so.2: cannot open shared object file when installing Grid Control

I’m writing this post due that I receive this question almost once a week regarding OEM installations. If you see this error when installing your Oracle Enterprise Manager (Grid Control 10.2.0.3) at OEL 5 or RHEL 5: /home/oracle/OracleHomes/oms10g/Apache/Apache/bin/httpd: error while

Posted in General, Grid Control, Linux, Oracle FAQ

Discover the Oracle Widgets for DBAs!

The EM (Enterprise Manager) Desktop Widgets are lightweight internet applications that provide persistent desktop access to key Enterprise Manager monitoring and diagnostic information. Oracle first released the EM Widgets at August 2009, now at December 2009; Oracle has already 3

Posted in General, Grid Control, News, Others

OOW’09 – What’s wrong with this picture?

A good friend of mine present at OOW’09 send me these interesting picture, can you see something strange here? Cheers, Francisco Munoz Alvarez

Posted in Others

Goodbye Metalink (last month of life), Welcome My Oracle Support

For a long time Metalink was a good friend and partner,  helping me to find some good solutions and supporting me  to solve some daily or critical situations. Now is official in the metalink note 841061.1: “Beginning October 2, 2009 you

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SANGAM’09 a wonderful experience, Thank you India!

SANGAM’09 at Bangalore, India is already behind and I don’t have words to express how wonderful experience it was, I just can say I’ll never forget. India is a fantastic country and a beautiful place to visit. I want to

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Oracle New Sun OLTP Exadata

World’s First OLTP Database Machine with Sun FlashFire Technology ! This Tuesday,September 15th, Mr. Larry Ellison will unveil this innovative new product, the world’s first OLTP database machine with Sun FlashFire technology. Don’t miss the first Oracle-Sun product announcement  webcast

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