Archive for November, 2011

Oracle is pretty serious about cloud! Just bought RightNow

November 28, 2011  |  cloud  |  No Comments

If anyone have any doubts about Oracle's commitment to cloud computing, this move should clear any doubts. RightNow is primarily known for its business model of offering its software as a hosted service in the cloud. The $1.43 billion move will spark more rumors and speculation of bids for other...

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Oracle Reports 12c ? Oracle Reports die at 11g!

November 23, 2011  |  weblogic  |  No Comments

Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c will be released soon. Gerd Volberg told that at DOAG Development Panel the future of Oracle Reports is not bright. To be honest I understand Oracle if they don't release Oracle Reports 12c. I understand because Oracle is greedy. They have a wonderful piece of software named...

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ORA-01017 running EXPDP from Enterprise Manager

November 13, 2011  |  dba, pl/sql  |  2 Comments

Well, it seems this weekend EM bugs arrived to town to annoy me. Today I've waste about an hour trying to find why EXPDP fails to export a schema when running from enterprise manager. I'm running Oracle Database When I try to run EXPD from the Oracle Enterprise Manager...

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Enterprise Manager (EM) not running after OS timezone change (nmectl_validateTZRegion)

November 12, 2011  |  dba, linux  |  1 Comment

I've installed Oracle Database 11gr2 Oracle_Home ( on an Oracle Linux EC2 instance and then moved that home to a new server. Database was running, listener too, but Enterprise Manager crashed after login and the log file shows that there a problem with the agent timezone: cat /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/dbhome_1/myhost.com_apex/sysman/log/emdctl.trc 2011-11-12 11:03:11,376 Thread-1708107488 ERROR...

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