Category Archives: 12c

Installing Oracle 12.2.01 On Oracle Linux 7.4..Or..”The Story Of The Tainted Kernel”

When moving from Oracle 11.2.0.4 to a new Oracle 12c environment, we wanted to build everything on the latest and greatest levels…Little did we know we would run into quite a snag.. We installed Oracle Release 7.4, with all the … Continue reading

Posted in 12c, ASM, Databases, upgrade | Tagged | Leave a comment

DBUA 12c Reports Database Down While It’s Up..Or..”The only way is up! – Yazz- “

After doing meticulously doing the pre-upgrade  steps on a RAC converted to single instance node, we finally could get started on the actual upgrade. The initial idea is to use the DBUA, since it automates a lot of steps, and … Continue reading

Posted in 12c, Databases, Technical Stuff, upgrade | Leave a comment

Oracle 12c DBUA ORA-01031: Insufficient privileges..Or..”Oracle Really Knows How To Test One’s Nerves..”

During a test run of an upgrade with the DBUA, everything was peachy..did some tests, and some other thingies..Multiple terminals open like anyone not working on Windows does..Started the DBUA 12c just fine…found out: hey, you need to have extra … Continue reading

Posted in 12c, ASM, Databases, upgrade | Leave a comment

Oracle 12c CDB/PDB Initial Setup..Or..”Let’s ROLL!”

Installing the oracle 12c software is fairly straightforward *ahem*. But some small things did change..Of course when installed, one wants to dive in as soon as possible, like I do..but somehow I keep being sidetracked with searching on: “How does … Continue reading

Posted in 12c, Databases | Leave a comment