The curious case of the blank plugin page in OEM13c

By | 2018-02-06T10:11:45+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Oracle Enterprise Manager|Tags: , , , |

After an upgrade of Oracle Enterprise Manager from 12.1.0.5 to 13.2, I wanted to deploy  a new version of the plugin oracle.sysman.db. Downloaded the new version and got to the plugin-management page to apply the patch. But all I got was a blank page. Cost me quite a while to […]

Deploying Oracle OEM agents 13c on windows targets (2008 R2) while OMS is on Linux

By | 2018-01-30T20:20:05+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: Oracle Enterprise Manager|Tags: , , , |

Situation at customer’s site: OMS 13.2 on Oracle Linux, targets are Windows machines, and a bit ancient: Windows 2008 R2. How to deploy agents on those targets? Several methods are possible in theory. In this blog I’ll describe my efforts to determine what is really possible and what is efficient. […]

Relocating base directory Enterprise Manager’s central agent

By | 2018-01-28T17:18:08+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: Oracle Enterprise Manager|Tags: , , |

After the upgrade of the 12c central agent to 13c, I noticed the new central agent’s home located under the wrong – old agent – directory: /u01/app/oracle/agent12c/agent_13.2.0.0.0. Must have done something wrong. How to correct this? Want to move the directory to /u01/app/oracle/agent13c/. A very short blog to describe the […]

Upgrade OEM 12.1.0.5 OMS to OEM13.2

By | 2018-01-28T17:09:09+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Categories: Oracle Enterprise Manager, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Despite the potential of Oracle Management Cloud, I’m a fan of Oracle Enterprise Manager, with its small imperfections. So when noticing a 12c Oracle Enterprise Manager on Linux, and targets on Windows, I took the challenge of modernizing the customer’s environment a bit. And the starting point , 12.1.0.5 for […]

Oracle, Azure Cloud and licensing with hyperthreading enabled.

By | 2018-01-25T13:42:31+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Categories: Cloud, Database, licensing|Tags: , , |

Until recently, there was one rule when deploying Oracle software in the Azure cloud:

  • count one Azure CPU Core as equivalent to one Oracle Processor license.

But there was somehow what confusion about hyperthreading VM’s. This has been nuanced by Oracle in their cloud-licensing document very recently

Converting a WordPress site to SSL

By | 2017-12-27T11:58:46+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Categories: Wordpress|Tags: , , , , , |

No Oracle stuff this time, but something I should have done a long time ago. Converting my very own private blog-site jobacle.nl – powered by WordPress – to SSL. When I started this blog-site, converting to SSL was a kind of a hassle, but nowadays there is a plugin that […]

Oracle Open World; day 4 – almost done

By | 2017-10-05T20:43:38+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Categories: Cloud, Database|Tags: , , |

Almost done. It’s not expected that tomorrow, thursday, will be a day full of new stuff, exciting news. Today, wednesday was a mix for me between ‘normal’ content like sessions about migrating to Oracle Enterprise 13.2 (another packed room) and a very interesting session about the Autonomous Database.  Just a […]

Oracle Open World; day 3- some highlights

By | 2017-10-04T14:01:57+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Day 3 began with a very smooth and interesting keynote of Thomas Kurian, full of flawless, wonderful demo’s . The second keynote, of Larry Ellison happened in the afternoon, I couldn’t attent for as I head a product management meeting. But some hickups I heard. Beside the keynotes it was […]

Oracle Open World; day 2 – highlights

By | 2017-10-03T18:00:54+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Database|Tags: , |

 

At Monday Oracle Open World really starts. A whole lot of general sessions with announcements and strategic directions on product / service level. In this post I’ll try to summarize the highlights of this day. Quite hard, there are a whole lot of interesting sessions which overlap. Always the feeling […]

Oracle Open World 2017; day 1 observations

By | 2017-10-02T16:46:58+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Cloud, Database, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Just a quick note about day 1 at Oracle Open World. This Sunday traditionally is filled with presentations of usergroups, customers and product management, and at the end of the day the welcome-keynote. In the presentations there’s not really exciting news, they will have to wait until the keynotes. But […]