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Configure NFS disks using NetApp Ontap Simulator 8.3.2 !!!

In previous article, we saw the steps to configure NetApp Simulator 8.3.2 RC1 and then how to configure iSCSI disks. In this article, we will see how to configure NFS disks using NetApp Ontap Simulator 8.3.2. Reference: NFS configuration guide from NetApp Inc ======================================================================================================   – Follow the below steps…

Convert Single Instance database to RAC database !!!

On April 17, 2016, Posted by , In 10g,11g,12c, By , , With No Comments

This article is a continuation to our previous article where we have seen how to clone a database using RMAN Active Database. Now here we will see the steps to convert single instance database to RAC database. ======================================================================================================   • Follow below steps to convert the Single Instance database to…

Clone DB using RMAN Active Database duplication feature !!!

In this article we will see the steps to clone DB using RMAN Active Database duplication feature. Here, the source and target databases are on different server but sharing same disk groups. ======================================================================================================   • Follow below steps to clone database Here, source and target databases version is 12.1.0.2. Below…

Upgrade 11gR2 RAC to 12c RAC on RHEL !!!

On April 2, 2016, Posted by , In 11g,12c, By ,, , With Comments Off on Upgrade 11gR2 RAC to 12c RAC on RHEL !!!

In this article we will see the steps to Upgrade 11gR2 RAC to 12c RAC on RHEL. We will be doing upgradation of Oracle version 11.2.0.3 to 12.1.0.2 which will include Grid and Database both. The current 11gR2 RAC configuration is as below, • OS: RHEL 5.8 • Oracle Software…

Configure iSCSI disks using NetApp Ontap Simulator 8.3.2 !!!

In this article we will see the steps to configure NetApp Simulator 8.3.2 RC1. The commands and configuration part is totally different as compared to earlier versions. Once NetApp configuration part is completed, we will configure iSCSI disks using NetApp Ontap Simulator 8.3.2. Note: This article is useful for those…

Install Oracle Multimedia component in 12c database !!!

In this article, we will see the steps to manually install Oracle Multimedia component in 12c database. You can also install the component using DBCA GUI mode. ======================================================================================================   Perform below steps to install Oracle Multimedia component • Pre-requisites for Oracle Multimedia Verify whether the below components are installed or…

Silent Database creation using DBCA !!!

In this article, we will see silent database creation using DBCA. We will see the commands for creating RAC database, RACOneNode database and Single database. Here I assume that you have already installed Oracle binaries. We will be using storage as ASM for all the examples. ======================================================================================================   Follow the…

Convert the upgraded 12c database to PDB !!!

On January 22, 2016, Posted by , In 12c,ORACLE, By , , With No Comments

This article is a continuation to our previous article where we have upgraded 11gR2 database to 12c database. In this article, we will see the steps to convert the upgraded 12c database to PDB. ======================================================================================================   Follow the below steps to convert to PDB. • Create a container database If…

Upgrade Oracle Database 11203 to 12102 !!!

in this article we will see the steps to Upgrade Oracle Database 11203 to 12102 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. ======================================================================================================   Follow the below steps to upgrade Oracle database 11203 to 12102 • Download and Install 12c database software We have to install 12c database binaries in a separate…

Oracle Golden Gate with Source and Target databases in same server !!!

On November 9, 2015, Posted by , In ORACLE, By ,, , With No Comments

In this article, we will see how to configure Oracle Golden Gate with Source and Target databases in same server. Here, I have a 2 node Oracle 11gR2 RAC cluster with ASM storage on RHEL (64 bit). ======================================================================================================   Here we have 2 databases (orcldb, rcatdb). We will be configuring…