A Remote Oracle Managed Support Service Could Be Just What You Need Right Now

Eclipsys Solutions is Canada’s leader in remote management of your Oracle and Microsoft SQL databases. We are also experts in both Solaris and Linux. We are seeing an influx of customers that due to the unprecedented and rapidly changing work environment are having challenges with the remote management of their IT infrastructure or are short staffed and… read more

Struggling with the latest ODA patch?

Struggling with the latest ODA patch? Virtualization is making it a little bit tricky but Eclipsys has mastered the process. We recently did an upgrade for a major Canadian College and they couldn’t be happier! Do you need help? Reach out! #Letuspatchitforyou https://eclipsys.ca/what-we-do/other-technology-services/engineered-systems/oda/ … read more

How to downgrade InfiniBand switch patches on EXADATA

Lately I was asked to apply the Exadata Quarterly Full Stack Download Patch (QFSDP) of July 2018(Patch 28183368) on the infrastructure components of a virtualized EXADATA X6-2. The objective consists of patching the following components: I found a lot of instructions and examples on how to upgrade the components, but none on how to downgrade… read more

Extending “/” Root Filesystem on a VM Guest on ODA

Sometimes space utilization projections can be improperly done; possibly calling for the need to increase the filesystem size of a vm guest residing on a virtualized ODA. If you are unlucky to have a vm guest with a non-lvm filesystem requiring an expansion of the “/”; “root” filesystem, then this becomes a slightly tricky task.… read more

Considerations for ODA X7-2 HA Rack & Stack as well as Bare Metal Deployment

Installation of the ODA X7 has some new considerations. Oracle has made some key modifications and being prepared for the installation will save you time and effort. Following the steps listed in this blog post will help ensure a smooth installation. After racking the ODA, You will need to connect to the serial management (SER… read more