How to launch an OCI Instance with Ansible roles (always free)

Intro Today, we will conclude our “Oracle Cloud Automation” journey by deploying an instance using Ansible (roles).… Read more

Cloud Governance Concepts

Of all the exciting topics to blog about, today, I choose to focus on the least exciting, but arguably one of the most impactful:… Read more

Oracle ExaCC Gen 2 new features and improvements

Some time ago after the last Oracle Open World, Christine Kivi wrote a blog stating that this is not “your father’s Oracle”… Read more

What’s under your covers?

This spring we took advantage of some free time in my husband’s schedule as a result of COVID to build a new deck. As with most… Read more

Oracle multi-tenant: PDB scope parameters and where you can see them

Working with Oracle multi-tenant architecture gives us some obvious benefits but also some challenges. What if we want… Read more

Migrating a new PDB to the existing 19c Data Guard on ExaCC

We’ve already discussed  how to migrate databases from a standalone 12.2 database to a pluggable database (PDB) in a 19c… Read more