Oracle MAA 12c – A Data Plan for Meeting Every Organization’s Needs

Data is one of the most valuable and crucial asset for any company, hence businesses spend huge amounts of money on their enterprise software to ensure its safety and availability. RAC and clustering are some examples of the ways companies practice for high availability and performance of their enterprise and databases. However there are still […]

Why I Use Oracle Restart? And Why You Should Too?

My first introduction with the Oracle Restart was an accidental one. I installed database 11gr2 with Oracle ASM and when I restarted the host, the database and all related services started up. Normally, this will not happen, as in order to startup the database and dependent services automatically, we had to setup shell scripts.

Oracle Grid 11gR2 – IPMI-based Failure Isolation

In 11gr2 Oracle Grid Infrastructure, Oracle has introduced a new mechanism to remove an unresponsive node from the RAC cluster. This mechanism is a Failure isolation process whereby the unresponsive node is sent instructions via an external mechanism, Intelligent Management Platform Interface device (IPMI), by the CRS daemon to reboot the problematic node. This method […]