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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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Sql Server UnionAggregate to merge geofences

Over the past two years I have been learning more and more about the power of SQL Server’s  spatial functions. During this time a co-worker, and myself have developed server side geofence processes to track vehicles using GPS data. Some … Continue reading

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