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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Forms and Reports 11g Fusion Startup Script

March 4, 2011  |  linux, weblogic  |  5 Comments

After Fusion Middleware 11g Linux installation (Weblogic, Forms, Reports, Discoverer and Portal or others) probably most of the newcomers will wonder how to create a startup script to start the Weblogic managed Servers (WLS_FORMS, WLS_REPORTS and others) when the server startup or reboot. In 11g OPMN is used to manage Oracle Http...

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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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Solving portuguese elections problems with 10 EUROS…

January 23, 2011  |  cloud, dba, linux  |  20 Comments

Today is presidential elections day in Portugal. Every voter should know his/her voter ID and the location where he/she votes. The problem is that many people don't remember their voterID and only remember to check it in the election day. Also, thousands of voters now own the new revolutionary portuguese...

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Silent Oracle 11g R2 install using only the command line

January 9, 2011  |  dba, linux  |  9 Comments

Tonight I'll explain how easy is to install Oracle Software using command line with no need to get a VNC session or a GNOME/KDE environment. Most of people use the OUI (Oracle Universal Installer) graphic interface to install oracle database software, but sometimes we need a small footprint server installation without installing...

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Reset or Recover Oracle VM Manager Password

November 27, 2010  |  cloud, linux  |  8 Comments

Oracle VM Manager allows users to reset their accounts passwords. The problem is that if you forgotten it and the SMTP server is not configured you'll not receive an email notifying you by using the "Forget Password" feature- Oracle Metalink note 739785.1 explains how to recover it by downloading a reset_password...

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