One small article on ASMCMD commands which can help you in day to day ASM Command-Line tasks. 1.  Let’s check ASMCMD’s version. [[email protected] ~]$ asmcmd -V asmcmd version 11.2.0.0.0 Let’s enter into ASMCMD Command-Line utility. [[email protected] ~]$ asmcmd ASMCMD> Now We are in ASMCMD Command-Line utility. We will now see few asmcmd commands about diskgroups. 2. To list the diskgroups we have. ASMCMD> lsdg State Type Rebal Sector Block AU Total_MB Free_MB Req_mir_free_MB Usable_file_MB Offline_disks Voting_files Name MOUNTED EXTERN N […]

Migrating Oracle Database 12cR1 from File System to ASM using RMAN. There are many ways which can be used to migrate Oracle Database from File System to ASM. ‘RMAN backup as copy’ is one of the methods of migrating database from File System to ASM. In this demonstration Oracle RDBMS version is 12.1.0.2 and Grid Infrastructure is also 12.1.0.2. Here I’m assuming you already have up and running ASM instance with +DATA and +FRA ASM diskgroups. If you haven’t created

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Creating Database on Oracle Database 18cR1 using DBCA Gui & then Silent. Sounds tricky?, yes it is bit tricky. To create Database in Oracle Database 18cR1, we’ll need to use both dbca utility GUI as well as Silent. However it would not take a long time here. We’ll going to do it very quickly. If you haven’t installed 18c yet you may follow this guide for step by step installation. Let’s Start. 1. Check if your .bash_profile is pointing to

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Installation of Oracle Database 18cR1 & Oracle Grid Infrastructure 18cR1 on Oracle Linux 6.7(Not an Exadata). I’ve already covered a topic on 18c in my previous post which is on Upgrading Grid Infrastructure from 12cR2 to 18cR1. And the complete step-by-step guide on how you can download Oracle Grid Infrastructure 18c on your On-Premises system, though it is only available for Exadata machines. So from the same post you can get insight on how to download Oracle Database 18c on Non-Exadata

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Upgrading Oracle Grid Infrastructure 12cR2 to Oracle Grid Infrastructure 18cR1 – With Little Hack (Including how you can get it). Though 18c is not yet officially available for On-Premises except for Exadata, we will going to do it with little hack, and let’s see if it works. 1. Download Oracle Grid Infrastructure 18c setup from Oracle e-Delivery. Visit Oracle Software Delivery Cloud and click on Sign In. Enter your credentials and Sign In or Create an Account if you don’t have

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Creating test Database with name DEMTEST manually on Oracle Database 12cR2 with Automatic Storage Management (ASM). You can create your database using GUI utility of Oracle called DBCA as well by pretty easy Next – Next wizard, However approach of creating database manually is industrial practice and the reason is that you have more control over your choices. Here we’re creating database manually but with very minimal parameters in create database script. you’ll have lots of options to fully customize your Database

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Installation of Oracle Database 12cR2 and Oracle Grid Infrastructure 12cR2 on Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.7 (Physical Server – Not a VM). Every DBA Trainee or a Jr DBA must need to perform installation of Oracle Database on their home / test machines for practicing their DBA activities. However installation of Oracle Database is not a rocket science and pretty easy. You will find many blogs across the internet for step by step installation guide in which the demonstration will be

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