Month: March 2013

Angry DBA

Some fun from the Angry DBA site – Contents: Why are DBA’s angry? Angry DBA stories Is your DBA angry? Angry DBA Gallery How to make your DBA angry DBA Jokes Are you an angry DBA? The website disappeared

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Upgrade rman catalog – no need to upgrade oracle database version

Rman catalog can be upgraded to a higher version than its hosting database oracle version. This is useful if you want to back up new versions of oracle without changing the oracle version on the database used to host the

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Patch upgrade Oracle RAC to on linux

I used the steps below to apply patchset to an existing 2-node RAC cluster on linux RHEL 5.8 64 bit. Note that GRID_HOME and DB_HOME locations will both be changed as part of this patchset. 0) Download and

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