Flow Chart and Upgrade Paths for Oracle Database 18c

You can perform a direct upgrade to the new release from the following releases: 11.2.0.3 and 11.2.0.4 12.1.0.1 and 12.1.0.2 12.2.0.1 The path that you must take to upgrade to the latest Oracle Database release depends on the release number of your current database. If your current Oracle Database is a release earlier than 11.2.0.3, […]

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Installing Oracle 18c Binary on OEL 6.3

In this post, we are installing Oracle 18c binaries on OEL 6.3. First, we need to download the software and start runInstaller from software location. Select a “Set Up Software Only” and click next. Select on “Single instance database Installation” and click on next. Select on “Enterprise Edition” and click on next Put the Oracle […]

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ols.pl – A script to display GI/RAC Flex Cluster

Oracle Clusterware command olsnodes displays node number/status/type/VIP, this is useful but not enough. To clearly display a node’s functional role in 12c, including but not limited to CRSD PE Master/Standby, CTSS/UI/ONS Master as well as Leaf-to-Hub connections etc, ols.pl is written to automatically present this info in a clear and handy way. You can download the […]

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Missing braces on \o{} at clonedb.pl line 245, near “$lne’ , ‘$clonedbdir”

There is a known issue with clonedb.pl script,  you might end-up with “Missing braces on \o{} at clonedb.pl line 245, near “$lne’ , ‘$clonedbdir”  Especially if you are using perl Vv5.10.1. Actual Line: print OUTFILE1 “dbms_dnfs.clonedb_renamefile(‘$lne’,’$clonedbdir/\ora_data_$cldbname$i.dbf’); \n”;    lets Verify You will get the Error when this Line of code  executed and “\o” is the […]

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Safe Harbor Statement – Oracle

Safe Harbor Statement All the posts are intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and […]

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Display the sql_id for a query in Oracle 18c

The SET FEEDBACK command has an SQL_ID option to display the sql_id for the currently executed SQL or PL/SQL statements. The sql_id will be assigned to the predefined variable SQL_ID. Displays the number of records returned by a script when a script selects at least n records. SQL_ID returns the sql_id for the SQL or PL/SQL […]

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SET LINESIZE window in Oracle 18c

Sets the total number of characters that SQL*Plus displays on one line before beginning a new line. WINDOW adjusts the linesize and pagesize for the formatted output according to the width and height of the screen. If the output is longer than the screen width, then the output is wrapped accordingly

To dynamically change […]

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Oracle Database 18c and it’s features

Finally, Oracle officially released Oracle Database 18c with Oracle Documentation available on Oracle Public Cloud(OPC).  To get more detailed on Oracle 18c release read Oracle Support Document 2285040.1. List of some new features in Oracle 18c: Data Guard Oracle Data Guard Multi-Instance Redo Apply Supports Use of Block Change Tracking Files for RMAN Backups Automatic Correction […]

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Network link in expdp

The export operation is performed with data that is consistent up to the specified SCN. If the NETWORK_LINK parameter is specified, then the SCN refers to the SCN of the source database. Follow following steps to the export database using network-link. Source database: demo Target database: uat Database platform : 11.2.0.4.0 Step 1 : Create a tnsnames.ora […]

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