Using DBMS_ROLLING to Upgrade the Oracle Database

We know the pain of Upgrading Database, taking hours of downtime. But, Oracle comes with a new feature called DBMS_ROLLING from 12C Release 1. If you are having a license for Active Data Guard this method will minimize your downtime for upgrade or patching. This method is well automated. You just need 90 seconds 120 […]

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Upgrading Oracle Database with a Physical Standby Database

In this article, we can upgrade the 11g database to 12c with the help of DataGaurd Primary DB Name Standby DB Name Database Version Upgrade Version UPGDB UPGDB 11.2.0.4.0 12.1.0.2.0 Step 1: Install 12.1.0.2 binaries on both Primary and Standby Server. Step 2: Shut down Primary Database. Step 3: Shut down Standby Database. Step 4: […]

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ORA-12516:TNS protocol stack in Oracle

Let’s start the series of Oracle listener. Now are going to focus over the issue for the following errors. Let’s have looked over the steps and solve the issues.

Cause: None of the known and available service handlers for the given SERVICE_NAME support the client’s protocol stack: transport, session, and presentation protocols. Solution: check […]

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ORA-12505: TNS:listener in Oracle

Being human being we have a lot of unlimited qualities. Listening is one of them. Normally we ignore it but it is most important for all. Good listing keeps us away from 99% problems away and life makes us simple but if we don’t listen properly we invite unlimited problem in our life. In same […]

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How to Purge Listener Log in Oracle

Being DBA we all are aware that Oracle Database makes a connection with a client with the help of listener. Oracle provides the facility to have look over the status of Oracle listen. Being a part of IT we must be aware that 24*7 We require database live but due to some unfortunate conditions database […]

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Writing data into OS text file from Database Using UTL_FILE

Today we are going to have a look at “how to write data into OS text file from Database Using UTL_FILE?” In the journey of DBA sometimes in some cases, we need to perform this activity. To prepare every time to let’s have look on the post. Before we start it we must know what does UTl_File […]

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Read Alert log from x$dbgalertext in Oracle

This post is small in content but most useful for all DBAs. We are going to have look at the most important part of Oracle RDBMS. Being Oracle DBA we all are well known about alert logs but few of us experts know how to read it. We re being a part of IT basic thing taught […]

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Check Materialized View Refresh Schedule in Oracle

This post is about the view which we use in Oracle. What is  Materialized View? The view which we use to make a replica of a target master from a single point in a time is known materialized view. As we know why do we need materialized view in Oracle? redesign the system and eliminate those […]

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Find users with DBA privilege in Oracle

Being Oracle DBA we are aware that Oracle provides lots of views and parameters which helps DBA a lot to maintain the database. In this article, we are going to know about the user’s privilege. We may find that different users have different permissions in the database. Let’s have look at the query which we use […]

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Logical Standby Database Creation

In the previous article, we have seen Preparation and consideration we need to see before creating Logical Standby Database. Preparing to Create a Logical Standby Database We can use following steps to create Logical Standby Database. Prerequisites : Physical Standby database already created. Step 1: Check Physical Standby Database is created and is synchronized with […]

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