Oracle Backup & Recovery Hands-on Practice – Oracle Database 18c VM

Do you want to practice recovering from the following common failures (with a guided step-by-step procedure)?: Recovering from a critical file loss (SYSTEM , UNDO)Recovering from a non-critical file lossRecovering from the loss of the control fileRecovering from the loss of all control filesRecovering from the loss of an inactive redo log fileRecovering from the … Continue reading Oracle Backup & Recovery Hands-on Practice – Oracle Database 18c VM

Oracle VirtualBox: Resize Linux Filesystem

We have an Oracle Linux Virtual Machine that we created in our previous post https://ahmedfattah.com/2019/12/10/oracle-virtualbox-create-new-virtual-machine/ up and running. When I examined the space on this VM, I found that I have only 2GB of free space available in "/" filesystem, which is not enough for me to do my work. So, I decided to increase … Continue reading Oracle VirtualBox: Resize Linux Filesystem

Oracle RMAN Database Full Cold Backup Demo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJjm1U5x61M For similar script for the full database hot backup: https://ahmedfattah.com/2019/11/14/oracle-rman-full-hot-backup-script/ ThanksAhmed

Oracle Exadata Log Files

When time came to troubleshooting , we started to search and review the log files. At stress time, one may waste time searching about the location of these log files. So, it may be a good practice to document the location of your environment log files, so as to reach them quickly when you need … Continue reading Oracle Exadata Log Files

Oracle Database 19c is now Available

Oracle Database 19c is now available for Linux x86-64. To download the software:https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/enterprise-edition/downloads/index.html Also, the documentation is available at: https://docs.oracle.com/en/database/oracle/oracle-database/19/books.html Enjoy ! ThanksAhmed