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Martin Klier

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Oracle Clusterware root.sh issue: USM driver install actions failed (oracleoks.ko)

As I already said in my last post about “Can’t install ohasd service“, setting up Oracle Clusterware 11.2.0.4 on SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) SP2 should work flawlessly, but sometimes it does not. 🙂 This time, it was about the USM drivers. USM driver install actions failed /u01/app/grid/11.2.0/perl/bin/perl -I/u01/app/grid/11.2.0/perl/lib -I/u01/app/grid/11.2.0/crs/install /u01/app/grid/11.2.0/crs/install/rootcrs.pl execution failed USM drivers […]

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Oracle Clusterware root.sh fails: Can’t install ohasd service: Inappropriate ioctl for device crsconfig_lib.pm line 5427

Setting up Oracle Clusterware 11.2.0.4 on SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) SP2 should work flawlessly, but sometimes it does not. 🙂 It turned out that this would become a pair of blog entries. Second one is about “USM driver install actions failed (oracleoks.ko)“. But step by step. On Saturday morning, root.sh failed with the following […]

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Oracle on AIX: How to find out the process memory usage

Calculating memory on Unix is tricky business. Especially when a complex software like Oracle Database has shared memory segments like SGA and Code Area. One might be convinced to use the following construction to calculate the overall memory footprint of Oracle processes running on this machine: ps -elf |egrep ” oracle* | ora_.*_* ” | […]

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Speaking at COLLABORATE 14: “YOUR machine and MY database – a performing relationship!?”

I’m excited to announce that IOUG accepted my talk “YOUR machine and MY database – a performing relationship!?” for COLLABORATE 14 in Las Vegas. I’d love to see you there – for tech talk, gossip and meeting old and new friends! Abstract: Databases affect machines, machines affect databases. Optimizing one is pointless without knowing the […]

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Oracle Datenbank Architektur – nicht nur fĂĽr Einsteiger (DOAG Konferenz 2013)

Thanks everybody for attending my talk “Oracle Datenbank Architektur – nicht nur fĂĽr Einsteiger” at DOAG Conference 2013. It was a great feeling to have a packed room there. As promised, here comes my presentation and whitepaper (both in German). OracleArchitektur-DOAG OracleArchitekturNichtNurFĂĽrEinsteiger_Klier Feedback is always appreciated! […]

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DOAG Presentation: Oracle Standard Edition RAC

Wednesday last week, I had a presentation for my regional Oracle Users Group (DOAG Regio NĂĽrnberg). The month before I was asked to display the difference between Enterprise Edition and Standard Edition RACs. Here comes the presentation (German), for questions and suggestions just let me know. Stay highly available Martin Klier […]

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Martin Klier now on twitter

After ignoring the little bird telling things for quite a while, I decided to join the tweeters. Twitter might bring more color into my daily reading. 🙂 If you feel like, just follow me – @MartinKlierDBA […]

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Oracle 12c: Change hostname for Grid Infrastructure / Oracle restart

Few days ago, we cloned a VM test system with ASM. Changing the hostname in this case is mandatory from our network, we have lots of issues if they are duplicate. But changing an Oracle Restart or generally, Grid Infrastructure setup’s hostname isn’t so easy – it’s written many configs. The only way is to […]

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