Category: DBA

12cR2, ACE, Beginner Series, Database, DBA

Installing Oracle Database 12cR2 on Linux 7.3

What do you do when Oracle releases the long awaited 12cR2 version of the database? You download it and install it. So let’s get started. Visit the Oracle Download site and download the version 12cR2 of the database. This time it’s just a single zip file. So grab that and unzip it in a directory …

APEX, DBA, dbaOnTap, dbcapoeira, E-Business Suite, EBS, OBIEE, ODI, Oracle, User Group

Georgia Oracle Users Group – Reboot

Looking for an Oracle User Group home in Atlanta? I want to re-introduce everyone to the Georgia Oracle Users Group (GaOUG).  For over 20 years, this group has been laser focused on supporting the DBA community in the metro Atlanta area by hosting monthly educational meetings where individuals, both members and non-members presented on topics of …

Database, DBA, dbcapoeira, EBS, Error, Hints and Tip, Hints and Tips, Java, JDK, JRE, SQLDev

Installing SQL Dev 4.0 (JRE 1.6 and JDK 1.7)

I’m in an environment where our 11i version of EBS (I know we need to upgrade) still requires JRE 1.6 to open Oracle Forms.  Being an SQL Developer fan (listen to my podcast here), I decided to download and install SQL Dev 4.0.  Anyone that’s been following this knows that the latest release requires JDK …

12C, CDB, Containers, Database, Databases, DBA, Hints and Tips, ORA-01033, Oracle, PDB, Pluggable Databases, script, SQL, SQLDev, startup, Startup Script

Use Start-up Script to Modify State of your Pluggable Database to Open Read Write in SQL Developer 4.0 EA3 (ORA-01033)

I’m playing around with Oracle’s SQL Developer 4 EA3 and Database 12c.  Using SQL Dev, I quickly created a Pluggable Database (PDB). I try to open it, and I get this (ORA-01033). Then I remember reading that the Pluggable Databases don’t open automatically when the database services are started.  Well that sucks because now I …

Data Migration, Database Copy, Databases, DBA, dbcapoeira, Migration, MSSQL migration, Oracle, SQL, SQLDev, SQLDev Cart

Story by a non-DBA: Database Migration with SQLDev EA1 v4.0

It’s been a while, but this 20 minutes turned 8 hour project was a lot of fun.  It just kept getting better and better.  Today boy and girls, I’m gonna take you through my process of migrating a MSSQL database to Oracle.  Let get stated. So, before we had Oracle EBS 11i (2008), there was …