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How to Solve: SQL Developer can’t start because MSVCR71.dll is missing (On Windows)

I have installed SQL Developer (with JDK) on Windows many times before, and almost all the time I receive the system error bellow when trying to execute it by the first time. Due to this, I decided to publish the

Posted in General, Others, Questions, Tutorials

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

My book: Oracle Database 12c Backup and Recovery Survival Guide

It was a long journey of hard work and team work that now has finished, as a result you will find my book Oracle Database 12c Backup and Recovery Survival Guide that I wrote with the help of my good

Posted in 12c, Backup & Recovery, Books, DBA Career Tips, General, Interview Tips, Others, Questions, Scripts, Tutorials, White Papers

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

I just got a client that changed his server  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) Set  $ORACLE_HOSTNAME

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

Next stop: Insync’10 , NZOUG OTN Days and Sangam’10

I received some emails recently asking were will be my next presentations, and to make it public here we go: Insync’10, Melbourne August 16 – Topic: Tips and Best Practices for DBAs @ 9:55AM to 10:40 AM more info at 

Posted in News, Questions

NZOUG and LAOUC June and July Webinars (Recording)

Hi All, NZOUG (New Zealand Oracle Users Group) and LAOUC (Latin American Oracle Users Communty) is organizing a serie of webinars to Oracle Community (over 42 Webinars) with the participation of several Oracle Celebrities, and is my desire to share the first 8 webinars

Posted in 11gR2, DBA Career Tips, General, Questions, Tutorials