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After startup trigger on RAC

Recently, a colleague of mine had some problems with pinning application procedures into the shared pool. His database was upgraded to RAC and he wanted to pin the application procedures and packages into shared pool upon the database startup.
The non-RAC version of the database was using a shell script, something like $ORACLE_HOME/local/scripts/ in the script that was starting DB when the system was booted

Introduction to logarithms; yet another x86 reverse engineering exercise

Introduction to logarithms; yet another x86 reverse engineering exercise

Oracle Golden Gate - DR solution


We are in the process of setting up golden gate in our DB env(for reporting) and with it comes a necessity for a DR solution.

I would appreciate your feedback and any other ideas for my setup below.

Current Env:

Primary Site DR Site

Primary Database 1 dataguard standby database 1

Heather Matarazzo’s Personal Stories from Inside and Outside Hollywood


Actor Heather Matarazzo has only published a few posts on her new blog, but each one has stirred up an incredible response from inside and outside the community.

Installing the Oracle database in docker

This blogpost is about how to install and run the Oracle database in docker. Please mind this is not an officially supported virtualisation platform for the Oracle database. This is a proof of concept setup.

SQL Plan Management Choices

My thoughts on SQL plan management decision points:


SQL Patches are also available and not covered in the above flowchart.

Oracle Standard Cluster: New Location / Name For Alert Log

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In my last post, I had presumed there is a bug since I discovered an empty clusterware alert log in its conventional location i.e.  $ORACLE_HOME/log/in standard cluster.

Kylie is Dancing with Oracle

Almost five years ago I introduced Kylie to our little Sage flock.

Now she ventures into the world of blogging. She'll no doubt talk about Oracle development in some form, either SQL, PL/SQL, APEX, or for some bizarre reason, JDeveloper.

But who knows where blogging leads, huh?  Check her out at

OTN LA – Guob Tech Day 2015

This year we had another edition of the incredible event GUOB Tech Day, which took place in São Paulo on August 8. The event featured more than 10 speakers adding new ideas and knowledge to the entire audience. I had the honor to speak personally with some of them. They include: Alex Zaballa. Oracle Ace …
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ORA-12801 in utlrp

I tried to run a utlrp in an Oracle database and saw the errors below:

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