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Month: July 2016

Database psu patch july 2016: cannot find -lodbcinst

Database psu patch july 2016: cannot find -lodbcinst

It’s patching time again. So on one of our test systems we gave the july 2016 bundle a go. It’s a simple system, just a plain database 12.1.0.2 with the april bundle applied. No grid infrastructure, no asm, just a plain simple database system. The sequence is the same as always. Unzipping, conflict check, nothing new. In our case, no conflicts were found so the next step is opatch apply. All went good until a certain point the make command failed…

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TimesTen on Exalytics 

TimesTen on Exalytics 

Look! I found a very nice video from Kiran Taylor ( @ktailorUK and his blog http://blog.puredba.co.uk/ ) about some tips for  running TimesTen on exalytics. Check it out: https://community.oracle.com/docs/DOC-992645 As always, questions, remarks? find me on twitter @vanpupi

Acfs: it’s all about permissions

Acfs: it’s all about permissions

It all starts with creation of a database on a Database appliance which failed with the error Validation of server pool succeeded. Registering database with Oracle Restart PRCR-1006 : Failed to add resource ora.demodb.db for demodb PRCR-1071 : Failed to register or update resource ora.demodb.db CRS-2566: User ‘oracle’ does not have sufficient permissions to operate on resource ‘ora.redo.datastore.acfs’, which is part of the dependency specification. DBCA_PROGRESS : DBCA Operation failed.   One of the things … is it due to…

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