Monthly Archive: June 2014

Jun 20

INS-41112 and INS-41113

Trying to install Grid Infrastructure on my new hosts on my laptop (see my previous post), I ran into two errors: INS-41112 and INS-41113. For the INS-41112 error, I determined that I had a firewall running. Stopping iptables fixed this error. The INS-41113 error was because I have eth0 and eth1 running on the same …

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Jun 20

Oracle RAC on MacBook Pro with VMWare Fusion

My laptop is a MacBook Pro. Being that I work in the real world, it means that I often have to run software products that can only be installed on a Windows system.  So I have to run a Windows VM on my laptop to support those applications. For no good reason, I use VMWare …

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Jun 16

Safety Nets

Safety nets exist for a reason. To protect you from when a catastrophic event happens. To stop that event from becoming your worst nightmare.  A person who washes windows on a skyscraper has one catastrophic event to worry about…falling to the ground. So that person wears a harness attached to a rope. If the platform …

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Jun 04

Splunk

A few weeks ago, I attended some training on a new product at my company called Splunk. After the training was over, I spent some time reflecting on this product’s strengths and how it can be leveraged in our business.   Splunk is great working with unstructured data. The most common source of this data …

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