Oracle supported features on Amazon RDS

July 1, 2011  |  cloud, dba, security  |  3 Comments

What are the differences between Oracle Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) and Oracle Database software? This question is heard very often from people that want to go for a trial on Oracle for Amazon RDS. For instance, most of them ask if Enterprise Manager is available on Oracle RDS. And...

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Oracle Database diagnostics with ADR

May 30, 2011  |  dba  |  No Comments

In 2007 Oracle Database 11g was released with dozens of new features for developers and DBA's. One of the most important for DBA's was Diagnostics Repository. DR is an advanced fault diagnosability infrastructure that collects and manage diagnostic data. Such data includes dumps, core files, trace files that are also...

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Creating Oracle Database 11g on Amazon RDS (video)

May 26, 2011  |  cloud, dba  |  5 Comments

In my last post I've wrote about the new Oracle Database service provided by Amazon Relational Database Services. Today I'll demonstrate, with a video, how to create an connect to the Oracle Database service provided by Amazon RDS. First, you should know that this is "only" a database cloud service, so...

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Oracle database available as a service on Amazon AWS (RDS)

May 24, 2011  |  cloud, dba, linux  |  2 Comments

Today Amazon announced the availability of Amazon RDS for Oracle Database. Now you will be able to run multiple editions of Oracle Database 11g (Release 2) via Amazon RDS. With Amazon RDS, you can provision a pre-configured Oracle database and scale the underlying hardware anytime you want in a couple...

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Installing Oracle XE 11g r2 on Amazon micro-instance (Oracle Linux 5.4)

April 4, 2011  |  apex, cloud, dba, linux  |  4 Comments

Amazon EC2 Micro instances provide 613 MB of memory and support 32-bit/64-bit platforms Linux or Windows. Micro instances price starts at $0.02 per hour for Linux and $0.03 per hour for Windows. Oracle XE 11g release 2 (beta) was launched on April 1st 2011 and it's available for Linux 64...

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10 million records VOLTDB table

January 29, 2011  |  cloud, dba, linux  |  2 Comments

In my previous post I ironically  said that I would resolve the elections voting problems (that new electronic citizen's card holders had) spending 10 euros with an IT infrastructure. Tonight I had time to start creating it. I won't cluster it because I want to make it slower!!! :P STEP 1 :...

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