Archive for April, 2008

Cloning an Oracle Home (PART I)

April 23, 2008  |  dba, linux  |  No Comments

PART I - The messy way :) If you ever had to perform multiple Oracle Database installations in different servers, then you sure already thought that It would be great to COPY your Oracle Home and install it in another server without have to configure it again. As a good portuguese I've...

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Did I help anyone already?

April 22, 2008  |  off-Topic  |  1 Comment

After 3 months of posting experiences I would like to know if my knowledge helped anyone already... I blog to share knowledge, I blog to help... and I blog to learn too! I would feel very happy If anyone around the world learned something with me! Did I help anyone already?

Speed Up Traffic from APEX servers

April 18, 2008  |  apex, linux  |  3 Comments

The Oracle HTTP Server or the Embedded PL/SQL Gateway does not come configured with any form of HTTP compression to speed up the traffic between the APEX server and the client computers. HTTP compression is the ability built into webservers and/or browsers, to use better the bandwidth. When using it, the...

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Massive release of critical Patches coming next week!

April 11, 2008  |  apex, dba, security  |  No Comments

Oracle Corporation announce in its website that will release a massive group of patches next week including two nasty vulnerabilities for Oracle Application Express (APEX). 41 is the number of bug-fixes but users must pay particular attention to two bugs in the database that can be exploited over a network without...

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APEX for any business… any application!

April 7, 2008  |  apex, business  |  1 Comment

Even in the marvel project early days I already believed that the now called APEX would be great for developing business applications. I still remember when I was trying to move, my partner and friend, Paulo Vale to HTMLDB because we were both skilled and experient PL/SQL web programmers since WEB...

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Reverse proxying APEX with Apache

April 5, 2008  |  apex, linux, security  |  3 Comments

One of the measures to create a secure infrastructure is to build a DMZ. DMZ or demilitarized zone is a term based on military usage but more appropriately known as perimeter network or a demarcation zone. DMZ is a physical or logical subnetwork that contains and exposes an organization's external services to...

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