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Erman Arslan
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Oracle ACE, Author, Tech Speaker, Blogger, Apps DBA, Rac Admin, Exadata Expert, Linux Admin, Developer ... (+ answers the questions of his readers and provides support for their problems in his Oracle forum)
Oracle ACE, Author, Tech Speaker, Blogger, Apps DBA, Rac Admin, Exadata Expert, Linux Admin, Developer ... (+ answers the questions of his readers and provides support for their problems in his Oracle forum)

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RDBMS -- EBS - ECC migration -- ignorable errors during 11.2.0.4 upgrade
This blog post will be in 2 parts. In the first part , I will give some useful info about "EBS - ECC migrations" and then, I will share some ignorable errors that we have seen during our EBS database upgrade. Let's start with the first part; As a prereq for...
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Exadata X7 -- diagnostics iso, M.2 ssd devices and the Secure Erase utility
After a while, I m here to write about Exadata. As we are doing lots of migration projects, we are dealing with Exadata most of time and actually maybe this is the reason why I m writing less than before :) Anyways, this post will be about 3 things actually...
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RDBMS -- XTTS (+incremental rman backups) -- how to do it when the source tablespaces are read only?
In my previous post, I mentioned that the method explained in MOS document " 11G - Reduce Transportable Tablespace Downtime using Cross Platform Incremental Backup (Doc ID 1389592.1)" requires the source tablespaces to be in READ-WRITE mode. The xxtdriver.p...
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RDBMS -- XTTS (+incremental backups) from Active Dataguard / not supported! /not working! & how does XTTS scripts do these endian conversions of incremental backups?
Hi all, I just want to highlight something important. That is; If we want to use XTTS (Cross Platform Tablespace) method and reduce its downtime with rman incremental backups; our source database can't be a standby.. It also can't be an Active dataguard e...
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Recently, installed a Forms & Reports 12C Cluster on Oracle Linux servers. This installation was actually a pure FMW installation, rather than the FMW deployment that comes built in with EBS. It was a little tricky, but at the end of the day; it completed s...
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EBS R12 (12.1) -- interesting behaviour of adpatch -- HOTPATCH Error -> "You must be in Maintenance Mode to apply patches"
There is an interesting behaviour of adpatch, that I wanted to share with you. This behaviour of adpatch was observed in an EBS 12.1 environment, during an attempt for hot-patching. What I mean by this interesting behaviour is, actually the exception that a...
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EBS R12 -- REQAPPRV ORA-24033 error after 12C DB upgrade /rulesets & queues
Encountered ORA-24033 in an EBS 12.1.3 environment. Actually, this error started to be produced in workflow , just after upgrading the database of this environment from 11gR2 to 12cR1. The database upgrade (running dbua and other stuff) was done by a differ...
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EBS -- MIGRATION // 2 interesting problems & 2 facts -- autoconfig rule (2n-1) & APPL_SERVER_ID in the plan.xml of ebsauth
Recently migrated a production EBS from an Exadata to another Exadata.. That was an advanced operation, as it involved Oracle Access Manager(OAM), Oracle Internet Directory(OID) and 2 EBS disaster environments., This was a very critical operation, because i...
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Oracle VM Server -- Guest VM in blocked state
This is an interesting.. It involves an interesting way of booting Linux, dealing with Oracle Vm Server and its Hypervisor. Last week, after a power failure in a critical datacenter, a production EBS application node couldn't be started.. It was a VM runnin...
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Exadata -- Image & GRID 12.2 upgrade
You may remember my article on upgrading Exadata software versions. >  Exadata Patching- Upgrading Exadata Software versions / Image upgrade This time, I 'm extending this upgrade related topic. So, in this post, I 'm writing about Exadata Image upgrade +...
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