March 2017 archive

Mar 16

Book Review Oracle Database Upgrade and Migration Methods: Including Oracle 12c Release 2

I had the good fortune to review a new Apress book. Oracle Database Upgrade and Migration Methods: Including Oracle 12c Release 2 I was grateful to be asked to be the Technical Reviewer for this book. I like to think I made some contribution to the content there-in.  🙂  But to be honest, all the …

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Mar 07

GI 12.2 Changes

Oracle 12.2.0.1 was recently released for on-premises deployments and with it comes the new Grid Infrastructure version. There are a few changes worthy of note in this new version. The OUI is now launched with gridSetup.sh not runInstaller.sh as we are more familiar with. The GI Management Repository (GIMR) database can now be off-cluster if …

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Mar 01

Christmas Comes Early (Oracle 12.2)

Christmas must be coming early! We were previously informed that Oracle 12.2 would be released on March 15, 2017, but you can get it today for Linux and Solaris platforms. Simply go to http://otn.oracle.com and download the new version today. No longer is 12.2 “cloud only”.   Sadly, My Oracle Support is not up-to-date with …

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