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Author: Megan Elphingstone
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Oracle 12.2 Post Upgrade Troubleshooting

A successful Oracle 12.2 upgrade is to test, tune, test and repeat

Megan Elphingstone | February 22, 2018

Items for Your Post 12.2 Upgrade Checklist

With a 12.2 upgrade, there are many new features and parameters. Details on 5 parameters and 3 features essential to leverage post upgrade.

Megan Elphingstone | January 23, 2018
DBA, cloud, oracle

How to DBA in the Cloud

New blog post series about “How To DBA” in the cloud. The answers will may be different if you choose IaaS, DBaaS and Oracle Cloud or Amazon Cloud.

Megan Elphingstone | September 14, 2017
oraclec cloud migration

Three Options for Oracle Cloud Backups

This blog post will cover the requirements for each type of Oracle cloud backups and the pros and cons of each.

Megan Elphingstone | August 25, 2017
SSH Key

Set Up and Modify Your SSH Key in the Oracle Cloud Environment

An SSH key is part of the Oracle Cloud service setup, and it’s required for the Oracle Virtual Machine. This post shows you how to add an SSH key and resolve issues.

Megan Elphingstone | August 9, 2017
oracle , aws

Oracle Cloud vs Amazon Cloud – Which is right for you?

Choosing the right cloud computing vendor for your database needs is difficult. This blog post takes you through the pros and cons of Oracle vs Amazon Cloud.

Megan Elphingstone | July 20, 2017
database upgrade

Oracle 12c and Multi-Tenant Architecture — is It Worth It?

At the time of migrating my database to Oracle 12c, should I move to the new pluggable architecture based on container and pluggable databases?

Megan Elphingstone | May 4, 2017
oracle upgrade

Oracle 12.1 and High Availability — How is It Achieved?

This blog post discusses the features in Oracle 12.1 that help achieve an organization’s goal of maximizing application availability.

Megan Elphingstone | April 20, 2017

12c Upgrade Bug with SQL Tuning Advisor

This blog post outlines steps to take on Oracle upgrade 11.2 to 12.1 if you’re having performance problems. Oracle offers a patch and work around to BUG 20540751.

Megan Elphingstone | March 22, 2017
database, coding

How to do a point in time restore of one pluggable database with multiples

This post will show how to do a Point in Time Restore of one pluggable database in a container with multiple pluggable databases.

Megan Elphingstone | February 8, 2017
code

Recover a Table from an RMAN Backup in an Oracle 12c

This blog post will is to show a table restore for one table in a container database

Megan Elphingstone | February 2, 2017
oracle health check

Best Practices for Oracle Health Checks

What your database report card should look like — here’s some steps to help obtain a good Oracle database health check

Megan Elphingstone | January 25, 2017

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