rac automation

Werner Puschitz talked yesterday about Automated Oracle Real Application Clusters Deployment: How Dell Does IT. The result of the automation is, install a 6 nodes cluster in 30 minutes. Which is quite impressive. Werner divided the automation in three RPM packages. 1) configure the host: set up private and virtual interface (according to a naming […]

11g new features part II

I have been following 2 sessions with Juan Loaiza about new features. A very few of them here : SQL> create edition v1_0; SQL> alter session set edition=v1_0; You can create a versioning of your objects, so you will be able to have many versions of the same package at the same time. It is […]

11g new features

The presentation of Bryn Llewellyn was a good one! He talked about the 11g new features. Well, he said it is maybe not named 11g and maybe none of the features will be available. But since the beta is already available, I guess all of the features he talked will be available. It is very […]

not enough time to do all

I updated my calendar for Oracle Open World. By rechecking the location, I figured out I did book to much. Unfortunately, I will not be able to go to steven feuerstein session S281918 on monday, because it starts at the same time as tom session ends. I had a difficult choice for tuesday : – […]

apply CPUOct2006

I downloaded the CPUOct2006 patch for and applied it successfully to my database. SQL> select action,id,comments from dba_registry_history; ACTION ID COMMENTS —— ———- ———- CPU 5490848 CPUOct2006 in the logfile, apart from a few ignorable ORA-02303: cannot drop or replace a type with type or table dependents errors, everything went fine. Applying the security […]

using ovd as ldap proxy server

Yesterday I posted about tnsnames in Sun Java System Direcotry Server. I have to solve one problem : sqlnet requires anonymous search capability on the ldap server. Which I cannot offer in production. So I created an Oracle Virtual Directory, which matches my anonymous request to an authenticated request to the Sun Directory.

Migration of tnsnames.ora to LDAP (Sun Java System Directory Server)

In this post, I did show how easy it is to use OID to resolve your network service names. Apart OID, AD (Microsoft Active Directory) is also supported. However, I do not want to use such products, as my customer already have a Sun Java System Directory Server running. It is quite easy. Here are […]