Tag Archives: oracle database 12c

Build an Integrated Extract using JSON

Now that Oracle GoldenGate 12.3 Microservices have been out for about 9 month; there seems to be more and more discussions around how microservices can be used. The mircoservices architecture provides a faster way for users to build extract, replicats, distribution paths and many other items by using a JSON document and simply calling a […]

Upgrade Oracle GoldenGate to

Recently, I’ve been engaged in a conversation on the OTN community pages about upgrading Oracle GoldenGate 12c from to the  During the discussion I mentioned that you can upgrade using the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) that is now available with Oracle GoldenGate 12c.  The upgrade process I’m going to show you here is […]

SPFILE for a CDB vs. a PDB

Recently, I have had conversations with users about Oracle Database 12c.  One question that often comes up is, how does the database manage the parameters between a container database (CDB) and a pluggable database (PDB)?  In order to answer this question, I had to work with my pluggable database setup in a test environment.  Before […]

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 […]

Oracle Golden Gate 12c (12.1.2) released – Finally!!!!

Back in June, Oracle released Oracle Database 12c and everyone went nuts trying to download and start documenting the many new features.  One of the items within the 12c (database) release that I was curious about was how is Oracle Golden Gate going to work with multi-tenant databases.  As I was testing I noticed that […]

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 […]

Where am I at: CDB vs. PDB? – 12 edition

All right, how many of us use the V$INSTANCE view to verify the instance name and current status of the database after we connect?  In Oracle Database 12c, we can still find this information from V$INSTANCE.  Breath a sigh of relief, for the moment!  What if I connect to a container database and then issue […]