Monthly Archives: June 2008

Are you an Oracle DBA Dinosaur?

Recent discussions with colleagues about the new 11g Diagnosability Features, someone came up with the term “DBA Dinosaurs”. How would you know if you are one? 1.  Are you still on version 7.3.4 of Oracle?   2.  Do you stay in your … Continue reading

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Monitoring the Physical Standby Progress

In order to be able to fail over to a physical standby…you must be assured that the REDO data being shipped is being applied. I run a script daily on all databases involved in a DATAGUARD configuration to check for any … Continue reading

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