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My Latin American Tour in March

At March I will be presenting my very successful seminar “Mastering Backup and Recovery” in some countries of Latin America for the very first time. Thank you Panama, Chile and Brazil OUGs for inviting me to your amazing countries! Please,

Posted in 11gR2, 12c, Books, General, News, Others, Questions, Tutorials

Join me at the next OTN Virtual Developer Day

    Hi All, On February 4, 2014 at 9:30 am PT I will be talking on the next OTN Virtual Developer Day about Oracle VM and Oracle Database. Come and discover the answers for the following questions: Does an

Posted in 11gR2, 12c, Cloud, General, Links, News, OVM, Questions, Tutorials, Virtualization

What was new for Oracle Backup and Recovery at 11g?

Oracle 12c is around the corner and due that I have received many questions from fellow DBAs about what was new about Backup and Recovery at 11g I have decided to write a small white paper about it. Hope you

Posted in 11gR2, Backup & Recovery, General, Oracle FAQ, Tutorials, White Papers

DB Control/DB Console (OEM) Changing Hostname or IP Address

I just got a client that changed his serverĀ  hostname and discovered that after this change he was unable to use the DB Control. To solve this problem you will just need to follow these simple steps: 1) SetĀ  $ORACLE_HOSTNAME

Posted in 11gR2, General, Grid Control, Others, Questions, RAC

Playing with Oracle VirtualBox : How to add a new Disk

In this small Tutorial we will learn how to add a new disk to our Virtual Machine created in our previous tutorial. Add a new disk to the virtual machine is very easy, just follow the tasks bellow: First, with

Posted in 11gR2, General, Others, Tutorials

Playing with Oracle 11gR2, OEL 5.6 and VirtualBox 4.0.2 (Final Part)

The idea of this tutorial is to show you how you can create an Oracle Database 11gR2 using Oracle VirtualBox and OEL. This installation should never be used for Production or Development purposes. This installation was created for educational purpose

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Playing with Oracle 11gR2, OEL 5.6 and VirtualBox 4.0.2 (4th Part)

Project Name 11gR2/2011 Author Francisco Munoz Alvarez Software Used Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.6 Oracle VirtualBox 4.0.2 Oracle 11.2.0.2 Database and Infrastructure Software Date 02/02/2011 The idea of this tutorial is to show you how you can create an Oracle Database

Posted in 11gR2, General, News