I got several interesting questions last week during my presentation about Oracle Enterprise Manager (EM) 13.3 and Exadata at the East Coast Oracle Conference 2019. One of them was related on how to patch a DB home using EM 13.3 and I'll try to show it on this post. First, keep in mind that in… Continue reading Oracle DB Patching with EM 13.3
I have done some testing on the OEM 13c DB Plugin 13.3.2 (PG) for the last several months. I highlighted some of the changes in this new version in a previous post: Click Here! During the last Dallas Oracle User Group (DOUG) conference I got couple of questions though. I will try to answer them… Continue reading OEM 13c Database Plugin 13.3.2 Caveat
If you are running Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) 13c, you should (must) be using Agent Gold Images (GI). They provide an easy way to manage the lifecycle of you OEM agents from a fancy dashboard. The problem came while removing a Gold Image Versions in OEM 13.3PG. Guess what? The whole Gold Image disappeared!!! This… Continue reading The Strange Case Of A Missing Agent Gold Image
Formerly named Macromedia Flash (now Adobe Flash) player was really popular in the 2000's. I remember learning it to add animation to Web Sites I was developing during my college years. Flash has also been the target of hackers to insert viruses, hence posing several security concerns to enterprises and home users. In the IT… Continue reading Bye Bye Flash!
Here are some exciting announcements for OEM 13c. First, keep in mind that you should upgrade your OEM 13c to the latest version (13.3PG). I discussed some new features of this version in a previous post. Previous post Now to the good news. 1. Oracle Database 19c has been certified as a OEM Repository… Continue reading OEM 13c – Summer 2019 Announcements. You can manage ATP and more!!
If you are on the latest Exadata plugin for EM 13.3 (well, even the 13.2 version of the plugin). Be aware that there’s a bug where if the Exadata nodes’ names are longer than 7 characters, you cannot discover them. EM just throws a weird error with below legend: SEVERE: makeTargetsXml for each rack#: 1… Continue reading Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.3 problems discovering Exadata targets
While trying to add an additional OMS to the current OEM 13.3 GCDomain using the provisioning console there’s an error in the Install homes step. The error contains the following message: Caused by: oracle.sysman.oii.oiif.oiifb.OiifbEndIterateException: oracle.sysman.oii.oiif.oiifb.OiifbEndIterateException: SEVERE:Values for the following variables could not be obtained from the command line or response file(s): MYORACLESUPPORT_USERNAME(MyOracleSupportUsername) Silent install… Continue reading Unable to Extend OEM 13.3 Domain to Add an Additional OMS
Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse (ADW) is one of the so-called DB as a Service (DBaaS) or probably we should call it Data Warehouse as a Service (DWaaS) with the difference that this service is completely automatic and autonomous. This service is comprised by an Oracle Database (of course) already pre-configured for analytics, data lakes… Continue reading Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse – What is it?
Below is the 2019 Collaborate presentation on Exadata SMART Monitoring using OEM 13c.Click here!Thanks,Alfredo