Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing – Move your Data with Oracle Data Pump – Part 1

In this blog post serie which has three parts, I want to describe how data will be uploaded from an on-premises environment into the Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing database Oracle Data Pump.  Part 1: Creation of the ATP database and connection verification Part 2: Export of  on-premises data with Oracle Data Pump and move into into the Oracle cloud Part 3: Import of data into the ATP database with Oracle Data Pump Basics about ATP from the Using Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing User Guide:…

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Oracle Database Backup Service – Encrypt your 12.2 Database Backups to the Cloud

The Oracle RMAN backup encryption is necessary if you want to backup your database into the Oracle cloud. In Oracle 12c, you have three methods available to encrypt an Oracle RMAN backup: with a passphrase with a master encryption key hybrid with a passphrase and an encryption key On docs.oracle.com, the basic setup is described here: https://docs.oracle.com/en/cloud/paas/db-backup-cloud/csdbb/configuring-encryption-backups.html#GUID-4A1F5CF5-7EAF-4D71-9B7F-B46412F552CE In this blog post, I show you how to configure your database environment with a master encryption key and a keystore. I use…

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Oracle Database Appliance X6 – resize your /u01

Basically on an ODA X6-L the directory /u01 has the size of 100 GB. With seven different ORACLE_HOME directories for the Oracle databases and the Grid Infrastructure software, there is no disk space left for patching the Oracle Database Appliance. ODA patches require between 13 GB and 15 GB free space on /u01 for the new software. Just FYI – during the patch process a new stage directory called /u01/patching is created where the new software is temporarily located. Patch…

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Get your Oracle 18c Instance in the Oracle Infrastructure Cloud OCI Classic

Do you want to work with Oracle 18c in the Oracle Cloud but the database version is not selectable in the webinterface? You can create an 18c instance in the command-line interface with the PaaS Service Manager (psm). The installation is very well described here, for example you need Python and OpenSSL. My personal installation of the psm executable runs in the Windows 10 integrated Ubuntu system. Link to the PaaS Service Manager: https://docs.oracle.com/en/cloud/paas/java-cloud/pscli/abouit-paas-service-manager-command-line-interface.html After the successful psm setup, you…

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Alexa: Storen Büro schliessen – Teil 1

Angefangen hat alles mit einem WLAN-fähigen Storenschalter, und als später noch mit Amazon Echo Dot Alexa den Weg in mein Büro zuhause fand war die Sache klar: Ich will meine Storen im Büro mit Alexa steuern können. In der Schweiz sind Storen übrigens nichts anderes als Rolladen. Was mit der Suche nach neuen Smart Home Komponenten begonnen hat, endete im Programmieren von Alexa Skills. In diesem Blogeintrag will ich aufzeigen was eingesetzt werden kann, um Smart Home Geräte welche eine…

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