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Oracle Database on Google Cloud Platform

“Hey Google, can you run Oracle Database on GCP?” Yes, you can.  This is an announcement that we have been waiting for. We… Read more

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From Oracle to Google BigQuery by Kafka

Last week while checking my Twitter feed I found a tweet from Confluent with an announcement about a new Kafka connector… Read more

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IPSec VPN between OCI and AWS

I’ve been using the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) clouds for a number of years, but primarily… Read more

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Add SCAN VIPs to Oracle RAC with zero “Listener” Downtime

Intro Infrastructure teams are usually keener to maintain network stability rather than altering their existing configuration… Read more

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Convert Local Listeners to Oracle Grid Managed Listeners

Intro One of the advantages of Oracle Grid Infrastructure is to restart all managed resources (Databases, ASM, Listeners…etc.) … Read more

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Migrate and Upgrade Oracle Database 12.1 on Windows to 12.2 on Linux Using Oracle Data Guard with Mixed Versions

My customer needed to migrate and upgrade Oracle Databases from 12.1.0.2 on Windows to 12.2.0.1 on Linux with minimum… Read more