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Google Bare Metal – How to start

In the previous post, I put some of my thoughts on why you would use the Google Bare Metal Service (BMS) and my first impression… Read more

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The not so AutoUpgrade (Oracle AutoUpgrade in Windows)

Intro First, before anyone starts sending me print screens about their successful AutoUpgrade, or flexing about how… Read more

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My Vagrant fork of Oracle Fleet Patching and Provisioning (FPP)

Intro I have been asked to read about Oracle database fleet management at work but the turnoff was that it relied entirely… Read more

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Oracle ACE Spotlight: Roopesh Ramklass

What is an Oracle ACE? The Oracle ACE Program recognizes those with expertise in areas such as Database Management &… Read more

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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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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