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Oracle GoldenGate 101 at IOUG 17 and GaOUG TechDays 17 within two month

Losts have changed for me since my last blog post. A new job and new responsibilities, which will include presenting more at conferences on the conference circuit and a few roadshows that are planned in the near future. Back in the fall of 2016, when most of the Call for Papers open, I had a […]

IOUG Collaborate 2015 – #C15LV

Like many other Oracle professionals and speakers I will be attending IOUG Collaborate 2015 this year in Las Vegas.  I’m not a big fan of Las Vegas, but hey cannot turn down an opportunity to speak, especially when IOUG asked me to do more than one session.   This year my schedule is going to […]

Upgrade Oracle GoldenGate 12.1.2.0.x to 12.1.2.1.x

Recently, I’ve been engaged in a conversation on the OTN community pages about upgrading Oracle GoldenGate 12c from 12.1.2.0.0 to the 12.1.2.1.0.  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 […]

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 […]

Database Machine (EXADATA) Schematic problem in OEM12c

When adding an Exadata to Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c (OEM), it is pretty easy yet at times you may run into a problem or two.  Many of these problems can be minimized by using the Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c: Exadata Discovery Cookbook (cookbook).  The cookbook can be found here, so you don’t have to search […]

Unexpected entries into the SYS.AUD$

While working with a customer this week, they were testing some audit functionality on the database.  The database version being tested was Oracle 11g (11.2.0.3.5).  When the user created a table, the entry in the SYS.AUD$ is registered as a CREATE TABLE.  When the user issues a DROP TABLE, the entry for DROP TABLE is […]

Installing Oracle Golden Gate 12c (12.1.2) along side Oracle Database 12c (12.1.0.1)

With the announcement of Oracle Golden Gate 12c, there comes a few new features that everyone is going to explore.  One new feature is the new way of installing Oracle Golden Gate.  In the past, the installation was simple.  Just copy the zip/tar file to the directory you want to install it in and unzip/untar […]