Tag Archives: database

Getting to know Docker – a better way to do virtualization?

In this post, with guest co-writers Edwin Biemond (@biemond) and Joel Nation (@joelith), we will explore virtualization with Docker.  You may have heard of Docker, it is getting a lot of interest lately, especially with the recent announcement that Google … Continue reading

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SOA/BPM 11g purging whitepaper

The long awaited whitepaper on purging SOA/BPM 11g databases by Michael Bousamra with Deepak Arora and Sai Sudarsan Pogaru has been released and is available here. I recommend you take a look!  

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Getting started with tuning your SOA/BPM database using AWR

Update:  When I initially published this post, I was relying on information from a single source inside Oracle, however since publishing it, I have been discussing the content further with other sources in the Oracle community, and in the course … Continue reading

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Purging old instance data from SOA/BPEL 10g

My colleague Deepak Arora (see his blog here) has written an excellent white paper on purging old instance data from SOA Suite/BPEL 10g and also a great blog post on automating the deletion of old partitions.  If you are interested in … Continue reading

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Purging old instance data from SOA/BPM 11g

When you are running a lot of instances of your composites through SOA/BPM 11g in your testing/development environment, you will start to fill up the available space in your database with the logging and auditing information for these instances.  From … Continue reading

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Recovering an Oracle database after doing something bad to your SPFILE

Well it has been over a year since the last time I broke my database, but I did it again today!  This time I increased the sga size without also increasing some other parameter, and the database would not start, … Continue reading

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Running JDeveloper 11g and Oracle database on Mac OS X

A quick note to my fellow Mac OS X users who want to use JDeveloper 11g to do development and testing on Mac OS X. I found the newly released JDeveloper 11g (the one that came with the Fusion Middleware … Continue reading

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