What kind of Oracle Linux support on Oracle hardware is included

By |2018-09-15T11:44:32+00:00September 15th, 2018|Categories: Database, licensing, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

When you buy an Oracle Database Appliance – any type – or just a X-server (e.g. X7-2), you get free support for OracleVM, Oracle Solaris and Oracle Linux. But Oracle Linux has different flavours , like basic, premier and premier limited. What kind of support do you get when buying […]

The bare minimum of licensing an ODA X7-2

By |2018-08-31T12:07:08+00:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: ODA, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

The other day we had a discussion about the question if you can buy an Oracle Database Appliance X7-2 HA when you only have 1 socket license Oracle SE. The licensing rules can be interpreted different by some. Disregarding the question why you would buy an ODA HA if you […]

ORA-31626, (Database-pump)-job does not exist

By |2018-08-24T09:39:13+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Cloud, Database|Tags: |

Found out a scheduled export- and import job was broken. Error:  ORA-31626: job does not exist. After checking the scheduled jobs I realized that it’s not the scheduled job, but the datapump-job. And it’s all related to being cost-effective in the cloud….

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Oracle’s extended support – when is it free of charge

By |2018-06-22T09:16:46+00:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: licensing|Tags: , , |

It’s such a simple, basic and old question I got from a colleague: “Do you have to pay for extended support?”.  And if so, how much I have to pay for it. So basic and yet… always have to check again  the waived support, what prices and where to find […]

The curious case of the blank plugin page in OEM13c

By |2018-02-06T10:11:45+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00January 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 […]

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