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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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ASM Create Diskgroup On Commandline..Or..”When The Gui Doesn’t GUI…”

One day I needed a new database on a separate diskgroup, but of course something had to bug out on me..This time it was the GUI of ASM (ASM Configuration Assistant a.k.a.: asmca). Being the effective DBA I am (although … Continue reading

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Upgrade Oracle RAC GRID + Database from 11.2.0.3.0 to 11.2.0.4.0…Or..”Let’s Run The Gauntlet!”

One tries to evade the inevitable..but there will always be one day when you just have to do it…upgrade the database and/or grid software. Since the support of 11.2.0.3.0 is ending, see below: However we want to take things SLOW…and … Continue reading

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Building A Single Instance Physical Standby For A RAC Primary…Or..Active Dataguard, Save My (Daily) Data!

Today we are going to embark on the adventure of building an Active DataGuard database (the “standby”) with a two-node RAC as the source (the “primary”). There are countless other blogs out there with information regarding these kind of implementations … Continue reading

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“Get here ASM!Intermediate!” … huh?…

This post is more¬† solution based, since the issue I had, was resolved faster than I had the time to analyze the cause. This is most of the times the case when a production database is involved, and yes, I … Continue reading

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How to create an ASM Disk (or Diskgroup) when using UDEV.

Hi there! When Google-ing for using UDev instead of ASMLIB, you either end up downloading the same PDF file over and over again (which does contain nice info) or end up at the support site of Red-hat. Which also covers … Continue reading

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Now where did I put my disks again?

I was looking for my disks in ASM, and while having fun spending time in the database, it seemed afterwards much easier to just use a tool specifically for the job. And as always: you have to know it,before you … Continue reading

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