Monthly Archives: July 2018

Extract Data Guard Commands on Oracle 12.2

Extract Data Guard Commands on Oracle 12.2

  Hi, These days I’m starting to work on Oracle 12.2, leaving behind the old versions. Since my main domain is Oracle Data Guard, I posted a blog about Oracle 12c Release 2 New Features for Active Data Guard. One of the big new features I missed is that the internal Data Guard Broker configuration was changed dramatically in 12.2. Last week, I tried to Extract Data Guard Commands and realized it is not working as before, 🙁 so I sat down and adjusted it to work on 12.2. This time, I enhanced the output with some more important information.

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Coloring alert.log Output via Tail and Less

Coloring alert.log Output via Tail and Less

To make my day-to-day job easier and more convenient, I like having some utilities and aliases. We, the DBA nation, need to look at the alert.log file frequently. So, basically, I did the following: Created a script to tail my alert.log file Colored the important words Added an alias to the script

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Disaster Recovery in a Box – Achieving Zero Data Loss in Backup-Only Environments

Disaster Recovery in a Box – Achieving Zero Data Loss in Backup-Only Environments

Organizations that can tolerate application downtime often opt for backup-only disaster recovery because it is less costly and complex than traditional replication solutions. Even so, they may still desire zero-data-loss (ZDL) disaster recovery. Axxana’s DR in a Box™ is the only solution on the market that provides ZDL recovery for Oracle applications when the disaster recovery strategy is based on backups. This whitepaper shows how organizations can use Axxana’s DR in a Box to achieve zero data loss in backup-only disaster recovery environments—without investing in additional sites, storage, or communication lines.

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