Saturday, 19 August 2017

Oracle Database 12c Release 2 (12.2) Installation On Fedora 25 (F25)

This article describes the installation of Oracle Database 12c Release 2 (12.2) 64-bit on Fedora 25 (F25) 64-bit. The article is based on a server installation with a minimum of 2G swap and secure Linux set to permissive.

Friday, 18 August 2017

Oracle Database 12c Release 2 (12.2) Installation On Oracle Linux 6 (OL6) and 7 (OL7)

This article describes the installation of Oracle Database 12c Release 2 (12.2) 64-bit on Oracle Linux 6 (OL6) and 7 (OL7) 64-bit. The article is based on a server installation with a minimum of 2G swap and secure Linux set to permissive.

Friday, 11 August 2017

Implementing SQL Server Failover Clustering in Azure

Deploying Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions in Microsoft Azure offers a number of benefits that leverage agility, resiliency, and scalability built into the underlying platform. However, when dealing with business-critical workloads, customers typically want to also provide high-availability and disaster recovery capabilities in a manner that they can control. Trying to implement this approach in the cloud by following the procedures applicable in on-premises datacenters frequently presents challenges that results from differences between the two environments. In this article, we will focus on these differences in the context of deployment of SQL Server Failover Clustering in Azure.

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Full Database Caching Mode in Oracle Database 12cR1

Under normal running the Oracle database decides what data to cache in the buffer cache. If there is not enough room, data can be aged out of the cache. In addition, Oracle may choose to bypass the buffer cache for some operations to prevent useful information being artificially aged out by a large read operation.