Installing Oracle XE in a Docker image

In 2 previous posts I wrote about the installation of Docker on Oracle Enterprise Linux and how to create a base Oracle Enterprise Linux image for Docker. For the installation of Oracle XE in a Docker image it is a requirement that you followed most of the steps describes in these posts. Only the creation

16 mei 2014|Docker, Linux|

Installing Docker on Oracle Enterprise Linux 6

Recently I found out about Docker. If your really want to learn more, their website is absolutely a good place to start. Especially their learn more section should get you started. As quoted from their website Docker is an open-source engine that automates the deployment of any application as a lightweight, portable, self-sufficient container that

7 mei 2014|Docker, Linux|

Management of Pluggable databases using DBCA in silent mode

One of the great features it to make use of the command-line option available with the oracle tools, like runInstaller, asmca, netca, dbca etc., especially when no X environment is available. Below are several examples on how to manage pluggable database instances using the DBCA in silent mode for the Oracle RDBMS 12c. To list

19 maart 2014|12c, Multitenancy|

Data Guard Broker property tracelevel from 11.2.0.3 and higher

In the old days, trace information of the broker command was automatically written in the logfiles for Data Guard  broker.  One of het nice things about this default logging, is the logging of the SQL statements the broker is executing. Starting from 11.2.0.3 this behavior is changed, and a tracelevel property is introduced.  When you check the broker

20 september 2013|11g, 12c, Data Guard, rdbms|

Using a kickstart file to install a new server

With the help of a kickstart file, it’s possible to do an almost unattended installation. In a kickstart file you give the answers to all the questions that are asked during an installation of a new server. When a server is installed the kickstart file of the installation can be found in the directory of

17 november 2010|Linux|

Configuring DHCP and DNS on Openfiler 2.3

For my Oracle 11gR2 RAC Cluster I wanted to test the Grid Naming Service (GNS). Since I used Openfiler 2.3 for my shared storage devices (ASM), I also wanted to use this system as the DHCP and DNS server. A very good document about using Openfiler for ASM devices is written by Jeffrey Hunter and

15 november 2010|Linux|