This post is the first in a short series about Oracle 11g ADR. These posts are based on the presentations I gave at the NoCOUG Summer Conference in August 2011 and at the RMOUG Training Days in February 2012.The Automatic Diagnostic Repository, or "ADR", is a location on disk where... [Read More]
Me at RMOUG
Here's a quick picture of me during my RMOUG 2012 presentation, giving a tour of the Oracle 11g ADR:Thanks to Kellyn Pot'Vin for the picture! [Read More]
A NoCOUG to Remember
This post is long overdue, as I was supposed to blog about my appearance at NoCOUG before I left (sorry, Vanessa!). However in my efforts to rehearse and adjust my presentation, blogging about it just fell to the wayside. However now that NoCOUG 2011 Summer Conference is in the books,... [Read More]
Upgrading Standalone ASM to Oracle Grid Infrastructure 220.127.116.11? Beware Bug 10283819!
No, this isn't a re-post of my earlier blog about bug 1233183.1. We've found a fun new bug that seems to be specific to our poor standalone ASM instances when upgrading from Oracle Grid Infrastructure 18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124.The bug was first brought to my attention about four days after completing... [Read More]
Using a Custom Timezone? Beware Oracle 126.96.36.199 Grid Infrastructure!
We have a client that runs an application that, for whatever reasons, does NOT like daylight saving time. For that reason, the Oracle server is kept in Eastern Standard Time and does not change with the rest of the eastern United States when DST begins and ends every year. They... [Read More]