Category Archives: Oracle

Oracle Enterprise Performance System 11 on Solaris – Installation and Configuration

INSTALLATION 1. Download the Installation packages from the Oracle Software Cloud and unzip into a single location. 2. Run installTool.sh 3. Specify the installation directories and proceed to select components to install. Foundation services is mandatory for any of the … Continue reading

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Oracle Enterprise Performance System 11 on Solaris – Preparing the System

Detailed information can be obtained from the official Oracle EPM documentation or from the media pack. Installing the latest EPM 11.1.2.2 from Oracle is no biggie, be it Windows or a Unix based OS. The complexity lies in understanding the numerous … Continue reading

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Virtualization with Oracle VM Manager

An excellent description of virtualization and the Oracle VM Manager is presented in the Oracle VM Manager User’s Guide: “Virtualization is the ability to run multiple virtual machines on a single piece of hardware. The hardware runs software that enables … Continue reading

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Oracle Database Installation – Key points

A Summary of key points to be noted in subsequent installations, following a successful installation: Installation Part 1 Installation Part 2 Installation Part 3 For Database Installation on a Virtual Machine Disk, It is recommended to set the Virtual Disk type … Continue reading

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Oracle Database Installation (Part 3 of 3) – Like a BOSS

Continuing from Oracle Database Installation (Part 2 of 3) The Database Software and the ASM instance have been setup. The final stage post installation is to create and configure a database. CREATE A DATABASE Set the environment variables before invoking the … Continue reading

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Oracle Database Installation (Part 2 of 3) – Y U NO run the Installer?

Continuing from Oracle Database Installation (Part 1 of 3) Being a host-only network, an alternative to using shared folders on VirtualBox is to simply use Winscp to copy files across. I copied the Grid and database installation files from the host … Continue reading

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Oracle Database Installation (Part 1 of 3) – One does not simply run the Installer

SYSTEM PREP On my newly acquired Desktop at work (Windows 7 32 bit, 4 gigs of RAM), I decided to make a 11gR2 Database on an Oracle Enterprise Linux 5 Virtual Machine, just for the heck of it. I configured … Continue reading

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