Drop a Oracle RAC Database

I am demonstrating how we can drop the database in RAC environment manually in Oracle12c( version. I have two node RAC and the database name is TEST.  The instance names are TEST1 & TEST2. Verify the instance

2. Stop the entire cluster environment

3. Start only one instance to edit the cluster_database parameter to […]

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Oracle Cloud (DBaaS): Migration “On-prem” database to Cloud Using RMAN Cross-Platform Transportable PDB

This article was written by Skant Gupta and Joel Perez in Oracle OTN. If you want to be updated with all our articles send us the Invitation or Follow us: Joel Perez’s LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/SirDBaaSJoelPerez Skant Gupta’s LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/skantali/ or Join our LinkedIn group: Oracle Cloud DBaaS This method can be used only if the on-premises platform is little endian, and […]

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How To Find DBID in NOMOUNT State

Oracle Database identifier in short DBID is an internal, unique identifier for an Oracle database. Database administrator must note down the DBID in safe place, so that any miss-happening to the database could be easily identified and recovered. In case it is required to recover SPFILE or control file from autobackup, such as disaster recovery, […]

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Schema and Non-Schema Objects in Oracle Database

Oracle database contains schema objects like views, tables, triggers etc., and several other types of objects which are also stored in the database but are not contained in a schema. A schema is a collection of logical structures of data, or schema objects which is owned by a database user and has the same name […]

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ORA-32004: obsolete or deprecated parameter(s) specified for RDBMS instance

I am getting ORA-32004 error while starting the database but all the parameters in spfile are fine. This issue came after upgrade the database from 10g to

How to fix the ORA-32004 error? Cause: ORA-32004 causes because one or more obsolete parameters were specified in the SPFILE. These depreciated parameters are still in use […]

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VI editor shows the error Terminal too wide within Solaris

You may receive the following error when using VI editor within Solaris. I got this error when I was adding tns entry in tnsnames.ora file.

Here, VI will not allow to edit files. For editing you must increase the number of columns as shown below. To resolve this increase the number of columns using […]

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Error in Process orapwd.exe and unable to find error file opw.msb

I was trying to install Oracle 11g R2(64bit) on Windows 7 64 bit OS. But While Creating Database using DBCA i got this error. Below is the screenshot. Error in Process: %ORACLE_HOME%\server\bin\orapwd.exe Unable to find error file %ORACLE_HOME%\RDBMS\opw<lang>.msb Resolution: Set proper Home and Path using cmd and launch the dbca.

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Multiplex control file in 11gR2 RAC ASM

After creating 11gR2 RAC database, we wanted to enable multiplexing for the control files. Oracle recommends multiplexing the control files . We are using ASM for the storage of control files. At the time of creating the database by dbca we can do multiplexing or we can also do later manually as described below. Goal:- […]

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