In 2014, myself, Danny Bryant and Stewart Bryson, from the Atlanta area were added to the board of directors for the Georgia Oracle User Group (GaOUG). With us being added to the Board of Directors, we initatied a rebranding of the user group from GOUSER to GaOUG in Feburary 2015, with much success. Then followed […]

A few months ago, I heard that Oracle was releasing a plug-in for the Oracle Database Appliance (ODA (Oh Dah). At first I couldn’t find anything on this plug-in, then I was able to find it in the Self-Update for Plug-ins (Extensibility -> Self Update -> Plug-ins). After finding the plug-in, it needed to be […]

How do you monitor an ZFS Storage Appliance with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c? This is a question that has been asked a few times and I needed to solve this issue. You hear a lot about the em agents and that they need to be used to monitor many different targets. Let’s just say, that […]

I’ve been doing some Enterprise Manager installs a bit more lately. At the same time, I’ve been working on Data Integration items such as GoldenGate and ODI.  What these products have in common are that they require an Oracle Database for a repository.  Needless to say I’ve been installing a lot of databases in […]

This week I decided to redo a few of my virtual box machines and build a few new ones for testing. Getting the Oracle Linux 6.6 installed was a breeze; however, when I started to install the Oracle Database 12c binaries I was hitting errors during the linking phase. This had me puzzled for a […]

Recently I’ve come across issues with restarting Oracle Enterprise Manager and seeing messages in the nodemanager.log. The message that I’m referring to is (followed by a java trace stack): What is interesting about this message is the panic that may come over a person when they see the word “attack”. The first time I saw […]

Over the last few months, I’ve been working a project where I’ve started to dive into EM CLI and the value that EM CLI brings to cutting down on doing things like creating Enterprise Manager users. Hence the reason for this post. Note: If you haven’t looked into EM CLI yet, I encourage you to […]

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