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A simple script for checking Full Text Index population

The following script will check if the full text index has changed in the last 15 minutes and send and email to warn you if it is not populating. Where ftc_default is your full text catalog in your user database. … Continue reading

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ORA-00257: archiver error. Connect internal only, until freed.

Over the years I have learned that common sense goes a long way as a DBA. The other day I was running an ETL process when this error occurred. The following link outlines step to perform to recover from this … Continue reading

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AWS lot of Iot a things, I’ve learned

I’ve been experimenting with AWS Iot and thought when JITR (Just In Time Registration) came out that it would get a lot easier. I setup my environment to use JITR and realized it really wasn’t what I was trying to … Continue reading

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Avamar 7.3 RMAN configuration (Part 2)

Previously we looked at how to backup oracle using the Avamar plugin. So lets look at how I currently use the RMAN plugin for Avamar to test my database restores. Since we will be using a test server to restore … Continue reading

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DockerToolbox and VirtualBox on Windows 7

I’ve been using Docker on windows 7 for a while now, only to find out one day that Docker Quick Start Terminal, and Kitematic could no longer connect to my VirtualBox host. I spent a day thinking my ssh connection … Continue reading

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Configuring Sql Server JDBC as a JNDI ServiceMix Datasource

The following steps will outline how I have configured JNDI in  ServiceMix to successfully create a datasource for use within your OSGI packages. Install Servicemix by unzipping the release from http://servicemix.apache.org/ Verify that your install was successful buy running Servicemix.bat … Continue reading

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Oracle Uptime got to love it!

Then the VM host server went down.

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