Tag Archives: oracle 12c

#EM12c Browser Security – Certificate Installation

One thing that bugs me is browser security.  When I access Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c (OEM12c) through a browser and get the certificate error (Image 1), it just pushes my buttons.   Why not ship a valid certificate with OEM12c?  In reality, the problem is not with OEM12c; it is actually with the browser you choose […]

Find what databases you have quickly – #EM12c Inventory Search

Thought I would write a quite tip on how to find what versions of databases you have in your environment.  Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c provides a quick and easy way to find this information once it is configured within your environment.  Starting at with the Enterprise menu, you will go to Configuration and then Inventory […]

Oracle Restart with Oracle Database 12c (

Back in October, I wrote a blog post on adding an Oracle 11g Database to Oracle Restart to help start the database on a server reboot (if you want to read that post, you can find it here).    Since my original post on using Oracle Restart to start a database, I’ve talked with a few […]

Heat Maps – 12c Edition

Over the last few months, I’ve been slowly playing with Oracle Database 12c and various features within it.  One such feature has been the heat maps.  I was curious about heat maps during beta testing but didn’t have a chance to test it while there.  Since beta testing, I’ve been extremely busy with work items […]

Not your typical full recovery – PDB (style) recovery?

Ok, I’ve been working on a few writings as of late.  As I was working on one writing, I came across an issue with RMAN.  Well, I should say an issue that I think is a problem, yet Oracle says it is fine.  I’m wondering if anyone else has run into this issues.  The issue […]

DBCA – Delete a Pluggable Database

Now that Oracle Database 12c has been out for a few months, there has been a lot of information being written about in regards to the multi-tenant database features.  Although multi-tenant databases will allow us to do more with less resources there will be times when a pluggable database will need to be removed.  In […]

Shutdown/Startup vs. Alter Statement – 12c Edition

When everyone finally moves to Oracle pluggable databases, one thing to remember is that stopping and starting a database is not going to be as simple as it use to be.  Shutting down and starting up a database is done simply with the following commands: shutdown normal shutdown immediate shutdown abort startup startup nomount startup […]