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Problems when doing a V2V or P2V of a windows server to Oracle VM

Some time ago, I received the request to migrate some Windows 2008 Servers to my Oracle VM farm and after complete the P2V migration the newly create VM would not start. It would crash on boot with blue screen and error:

Posted in Cloud, General, Migrations, OVM, Virtualization

Finally, Oracle 11gR2 is here!!

After months of tests, Oracle released today the newest release of 11g Database ( – for Linux x86 and 64bit only), with more than 200 new features and a lot of excellent surprises. Oracle Database 11g Release 1 (11.1 –

Posted in 11gR2, General, Migrations, News, Oracle FAQ, Upgrade/Migration

Some News for RAT (Real Application Testing)

“Real Application Testing is Now Available for Earlier Releases“ Oracle Database 11g introduced Database Replay and SQL Performance Analyzer as part of the Real Application Testing option to enable businesses identifies issues with system changes before production deployment in other

Posted in General, Migrations, News, Others, RAT

How to migrate from 32 bit to 64 bit using RMAN?

This procedure can be used for single instance or RAC (9i to 11g): In the 32 bit source server : Start making a full backup of the database including all archivelogs: RMAN> run  {   allocate channel c1 type disk;   allocate channel c2 type

Posted in General, Interview Tips, Migrations, Oracle FAQ, Questions, Tutorials, Upgrade/Migration