Tag Archives: RAC

Configure NetBackup For Oracle RAC..Or..”Back Me Up!”

When configuring Netbackup to backup a RAC database, we ran into the following error: 1/29/2016 3:28:02 PM – Info bphdb(pid=2717) INF – Database status is: SHUTDOWN 1/29/2016 3:28:02 PM – Info bphdb(pid=2717) INF – Database open mode is: NOT MOUNTED … Continue reading

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Converting Single Instance to RAC..OR..”Just add water..”

We had the need to clone a RAC for upgrading purposes, and although the steps are quite straight forward, there are always some caveats. The steps are: – Clone the RAC (or basically one node) to a single instance. – … Continue reading

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Restarting Node After Active Data Guard Removal…Or: Where Did My Instance Go!?

Last week we removed the configuration from a test system, where we didn’t had the luxury to scrap it. And how hard could it be? Just disable the transport of the log-files, no force logging and replace the log_archive strings … 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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Come on…OEM DBConsole…just START “Raccing” already!

ok, this was nagging me for a while now, and now I decided to make quick matters of this…Ever had the situation where after install the OEM Dbconsole was running, but after a reboot, it just doesn’t want to start? … Continue reading

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“Get here ASM!Intermediate!” … huh?…

This post is moreĀ  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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