Monthly Archives: November 2016

The ASM ora-04031 error, better known as: Adding more disks to an ASM Instance than there is memory..

To accommodate a change of strategy¬† I needed to add an additional 20 disks to the current ASM instance I had running..This needed to be done in the shortest time possible, and when the Storage and Linux Admin where done, … Continue reading

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When Adding A Node To RAC fails..Or.. “Try It Again, Sammy!”

Normally when adding a new node to a RAC Cluster is fairly simple, provided one keeps the OS the same, and specifically the Linux kernel EXACTLY the same..But as always, it’s different in the real world where reality is creating … Continue reading

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Clone Database From NetBackup…Or..”Where Is The Tape, Watson?”

When cloning a live database, this has it’s impact on the live database..open door, I know, but still, it’s a fact. This is not always what we want, since the users can have a lot of issues and even on … Continue reading

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