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Category: Database Administrator

Metalink wget download script

Looking for a simpler way to download from the new Metalink? Oracle has replaced the ftp site with http downloads using wget.

Chuck Edwards | December 23, 2009

Use Autoconfig for common system administrator tasks

Autoconfig is a wonderful tool that may be extended and customized to meet a variety of needs.

Chuck Edwards | December 11, 2009
Man having fun with Oracle Standby Databases

How to Hire a Really Good Oracle DBA

Many of our customers have internal database administrators. FACT: Any remote DBA organization, and I mean ANY one of them, should be excited to work with a talented on-site person.

Chuck Edwards | November 23, 2009

Art of BI: Flatten Parent Child Vertical Table to Horizontal Generations

This is just another post that I’ve been meaning to put up for a while but it just became relevant again on an OBIEE project I am working on.

Christian Screen | June 26, 2009

Hostname resolved to an IP Address – Windows 2008 Hyperion System 11 Installation Issue

In continuation with VM Image installation of Hyperion 11x I decided to stand-up a Windows Server 2008 Hyperion 11x image with just the basic Foundation Services.

Christian Screen | May 27, 2009

Art of BI: Remote Desktop Connect to a VM Image

After we put together our Hyperion 11x VM Image I started thinking about how I wanted to use the new server environment for testing, etc.

Christian Screen | May 24, 2009

Art of BI: Installing Hyperion System 11 – Part 1

The idea here is to get a nice single server instance of the EPM suite up with the core Shared Services, EPM, Essbase, and Planning.

Christian Screen | May 4, 2009

What should I check after bouncing E-Business Suite?

As an Oracle Apps administrator, it’s a good idea to have a punch list of things to check after your applications have been started, to ensure all services are working correctly.

R Harwood | May 4, 2009