DB_ULTRA_SAFE a new GEM for High Availability

DB_ULTRA_SAFE is a new parameter introduced with Oracle 11gR1, and a fantastic new GEM for High Availability, that using Data Guard to configure on both the primary and standby will trigger the most comprehensive data corruption prevention and detection (and Continue reading

Error libdb.so.2: cannot open shared object file when installing Grid Control

I’m writing this post due that I receive this question almost once a week regarding OEM installations. If you see this error when installing your Oracle Enterprise Manager (Grid Control 10.2.0.3) at OEL 5 or RHEL 5: /home/oracle/OracleHomes/oms10g/Apache/Apache/bin/httpd: error while Continue reading

Discover the Oracle Widgets for DBAs!

The EM (Enterprise Manager) Desktop Widgets are lightweight internet applications that provide persistent desktop access to key Enterprise Manager monitoring and diagnostic information. Oracle first released the EM Widgets at August 2009, now at December 2009; Oracle has already 3 Continue reading