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Quick Steps to Install Oracle 19c in Windows

Posted by Sriram Sanka on June 14, 2019


 

Step 1 : Download Oracle 19c DB software for Windows using https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/enterprise-edition/downloads/index.html

Step 2 : Unzip using 7-Zip to your Destination folder.

Step 3 : Navigate to the Extracted Home Folder and Click on Setup.Exe.   

 

These 3 Simple Steps will launch “OUI” for Installing 19c , go-ahead and  proceed with the Interactive ” Next ” Options.

Happy Reading !

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How to Add Swap Memory using a file

Posted by Sriram Sanka on December 22, 2018


 

Swap space in Linux is used when the amount of physical memory (RAM) is full. If the system needs more memory resources and the RAM is full, inactive pages in memory are moved to the swap space.

Swap space can be a dedicated swap partition (recommended), a swap file, or a combination of swap partitions and swap files.

We can Create Swap file and make use of it as described below .

Step 1: Create a file with required size

To create the file we need to use dd command as root user .

 

I am adding 64G of Swap to my server so the count is 67108864 (1024 * 1024 * 64) 

dd if=/dev/zero of=/u03/extra_swap bs=1024 count=67108864

 

Step 2: Change the file Permission using

chmod 0600 /u03/extra_swap

Step 3 : Set Up linux Swap Area.

[root@idc ~]# mkswap /u03/extra_swap


Step 4 :Execute the Following To enable the swap file immediately, You can Check the Added swap using free -g Command .

swapon /u03/extra_swap


Step 5: Add an Entry in /etc/fstab to Make this Swap file Enabled at boot Time

/u03/extra_swap swap swap defaults 0 0

We can use swapon or /proc/swap to Get the Swap info.




 

 

 

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HOW-TOHow to Fix VirtualBox “UUID already exists” Errors

Posted by Sriram Sanka on December 15, 2018


There are several ways to fix UUID Issues, One of the methods is to Clone the hard Disk Attached using the clonevdi

When you are trying to Add a VM to your VBox, If it’s failed with Below Error, you can use clonevdi to clone the Hard disk using

VBoxManage clonevdi <Source> <Target> and reattach the Disk to the machine.

 

 

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Oracle VM Virtual Appliance for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2.6 – Download and Create Staging Appliance

Posted by Sriram Sanka on December 15, 2018


This Post is about How to Create Stage Area To Deploy Oracle VM Virtual Appliance for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2.6

Step 1:

Download the Oracle E-Business Suite Appliance from Oracle Software Delivery Cloud, Which Contains Below ZIP Files.

V861124-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (1 of 10) (Part 1 of 2)     Linux x86-64
V861124-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (1 of 10) (Part 2 of 2)     Linux x86-64
V861125-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (2 of 10) (Part 1 of 2)     Linux x86-64
V861125-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (2 of 10) (Part 2 of 2)     Linux x86-64
V861126-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (3 of 10) (Part 1 of 2)     Linux x86-64
V861126-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (3 of 10) (Part 2 of 2)     Linux x86-64
V861127-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (4 of 10) (Part 1 of 2)     Linux x86-64
V861127-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (4 of 10) (Part 2 of 2)     Linux x86-64
V861128-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (5 of 10) (Part 1 of 2)     Linux x86-64
V861128-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (5 of 10) (Part 2 of 2)     Linux x86-64
V861129-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (6 of 10) (Part 1 of 2)     Linux x86-64
V861129-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (6 of 10) (Part 2 of 2)     Linux x86-64
V861130-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (7 of 10) (Part 1 of 2)     Linux x86-64
V861130-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (7 of 10) (Part 2 of 2)     Linux x86-64
V861131-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (8 of 10) (Part 1 of 2)     Linux x86-64
V861131-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (8 of 10) (Part 2 of 2)     Linux x86-64
V861132-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (9 of 10) (Part 1 of 2)     Linux x86-64
V861132-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (9 of 10) (Part 2 of 2)     Linux x86-64
V861133-01      Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 Single Node Vision Install X86 (64 bit) - (10 of 10) (Part 1 of 1)     Linux x86-64

Step 2:

Download assembly.sh (UNIX) or assemble_OSX.sh(for Mac) from Oracle Support Doc ID 2254565.1  Or  You can Use UNZIP Tools like 7ZIP.exe.  Generate Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.00 to Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.18 

Step 3:

UnZip All the OVA part Files to Make it as a Single OVA file.  i.e. Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova

 

Unix/Linux :

cat Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.00 \

Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.01 \

Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.02 \

Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.03 \

Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.04 \

Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.05 \

Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.06 \

Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.07 \

Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.08 \

Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.09 \

Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.10 \

Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.11 \

Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.12 \

Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.13 \

Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.14 \

Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.15 \

Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.16 \

Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.17 \

Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova.18 >  Oracle-E-Business-Suite-12.2.6_VISION_INSTALL.ova

For Windows, we can use Type Instead of “cat”

Step 4:

Import Appliance as below.

 

 

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Apache – No space left on device / Failed to create proxy Mutex

Posted by Sriram Sanka on August 10, 2018


A Big Thanks to “https://help.directadmin.com/item.php?id=110

Restarting  Apache in one of the Servers failed with “No Space left on the Device ” Error and we have enough space in all available partitions.

This is something to deal with Server Kernel semaphores.

“On Linux, A semaphore is a System V IPC object that is used to control utilization of a particular process. Refer https://www.tldp.org/LDP/tlk/ipc/ipc.html

Semaphores are a shareable resource that take on a non-negative integer value. They are manipulated by the P (wait) and V (signal) functions, which decrement and increment the semaphore, respectively. When a process needs a resource, a “wait” is issued and the semaphore is decremented. When the semaphore contains a value of zero, the resources are not available and the calling process spins or blocks (as appropriate) until resources are available. When a process releases a resource controlled by a semaphore, it increments the semaphore and the waiting processes are notified.”

The system does n`t have actual resource available to serve the request, so either we need to configure the Kernel Semaphores or clear the Old entries to get it back.

kernel.sem = SEMMSL SEMMNS SEMOPM SEMMNI

SEMMSL      maximum number of semaphores per array
SEMMNS     maximum semaphores system-wide
SEMOPM     maximum operations per semop call
SEMMNI      maximum arrays

[root@r12 ~]# cat /etc/sysctl.conf |grep kernel.sem
kernel.sem = 256 32000 100 142
[root@r12 ~]#

[root@r12 ~]# cat /proc/sys/kernel/sem
256 32000 100 142
[root@r12 ~]#

[root@r12 ~]# ipcs -l | awk ‘FNR>=7 && FNR<=15’

—— Semaphore Limits ——–
max number of arrays = 142
max semaphores per array = 256
max semaphores system wide = 32000
max ops per semop call = 100
semaphore max value = 32767

—— Messages: Limits ——–
[root@r12 ~]#

[root@r12 ~]# ipcs -ls

—— Semaphore Limits ——–
max number of arrays = 142
max semaphores per array = 256
max semaphores system wide = 32000
max ops per semop call = 100
semaphore max value = 32767

To Clear ,  we can execute the following

ipcs | grep apache | awk ‘{print $2}’ > sem.txt
for i in `cat sem.txt`; do { ipcrm -s $i; }; done;

For Automating the removal of apache semaphores with ipcs/ipcrm, Please refer https://help.directadmin.com/item.php?id=572

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Applying WLS patch using BSU -java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: GC overhead limit exceeded

Posted by Sriram Sanka on July 8, 2018


If you are trying to Apply any Big Patch, while Checking for conflicts…., “BSU”  might end-up with Java Heap  Errors.

 

 

To Avoid,  Try to Increase the size in $FMW_Home/utils/bsu . Edit bsu.sh using any editor as below. 

Change the Value MEM_ARGS=”-Xms256m -Xmx512m” to MEM_ARGS=”-Xms1024m -Xmx1024m” or even bigger  and save. 

This will resolve the above issue and re-try applying the patch .

 

For more Details Ref Oracle MOS Doc:  Weblogic 10.3.6 Patching Error Using BSU – “java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: GC overhead limit exceeded” (Doc ID 2007492.1) and 

Enhancement for WLS BSU (Smart Update): Resolves Very Long Time to Apply Patches – Especially When Checking for Patch Conflicts (Doc ID 2271366.1)

 

 

 

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Missing braces on \o{} at clonedb.pl line 245, near “$lne’ , ‘$clonedbdir”

Posted by Sriram Sanka on February 23, 2018


There is a known issue with clonedb.pl script,  you might end-up with “Missing braces on \o{} at clonedb.pl line 245, near “$lne’ , ‘$clonedbdir”  Especially if you are using perl Vv5.10.1.

 Actual Line: print OUTFILE1 “dbms_dnfs.clonedb_renamefile(‘$lne’,’$clonedbdir/\ora_data_$cldbname$i.dbf’); \n”; 

You will get the Error when this Line of code  executed and “\o” is the root cause in Perl Execution. 

 

to avoid this, just define a new Variable $var, for Ex,  in my case,  $var = “ora_data”; and place it in the Script to get the Job Done. 

‘$clonedbdir/\ora_data_$cldbname$i.dbf’); to ‘$clonedbdir/$var\_$cldbname$i.dbf’);

Make changes in the Script as needed.

 

 

Thank you for giving your valuable time to read the above information. Happy Coding !. 😉

 

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Oracle Internals – Memory structures (arrays) – Part 1

Posted by Sriram Sanka on January 19, 2018


 

Dynamic Performance Views

Oracle contains a set of underlying views that are maintained by the database server and accessible to the database administrator user SYS. These views are called dynamic performance views because they are continuously updated while a database is open and in use, and their contents relate primarily to performance.

Although these views appear to be regular database tables, they are not. These views provide data on internal disk structures and memory structures. You can select from these views, but you can never update or alter them.

Screen Shot 2018-01-19 at 10.50.09 AM

https://docs.oracle.com/cd/B28359_01/server.111/b28320/dynviews_1001.htm#i1398692

There are two types of views,  

  • V$ Views
  • GV$ Views

Almost For Every V$ View there is a GV$View which will hold the instance specific Information in a Multi Instance Environment like RAC.

Screen Shot 2018-01-19 at 10.33.49 AM

These Dynamic Views are owned by Sys User and These views are constructed based on the Oracle Internal Memory Structures (X$ Tables/Views). We cannot alter or Update on these views. These X$ structure Get Created when the Instance started and Will get destroyed when you shutdown the DB.  

V$FIXED_VIEW

V$FIXED_TABLE displays all dynamic performance tables, views, and derived tables in the database.

V$FIXED_VIEW_DEFINITION

This  View contains the definitions of all the fixed views (views beginning with V$). Use this table with caution. Oracle tries to keep the behavior of fixed views the same from release to release, but the definitions of the fixed views can change without notice.

As described in the Above Example, Dynamic Performance views are based on Internal Memory Structures X$.

The X$ tables/views  are platform-specific & the No of tables are keep on increasing By Oracle Version.The Oracle kernel consists of layers. The X$ table names contain an abbreviation for the particular kernel layer.

The No#  Of Views are dependent on Oracle version and the OS Specific.

Screen Shot 2018-01-19 at 11.18.14 AM

Screen Shot 2018-01-19 at 10.24.17 AM

These Views Get populated only when the Instance Started. These Views Contains information about all the parameters,performance etc info. As We all know Oracle has documented some of Dynamic Views (V$_ objects) which are in handy to get the info from your instance these Dynamic Views are Based on GV$_ VIEWS which includes the data for Multiple Instances.  GV$ are Designed from these Fixed Views. View Columns might be similar from version to version where as Underlying Fixed X$ objects might different.

Screen Shot 2018-01-19 at 10.56.14 AM

Why do we call them “Fixed”?

As mentioned, All these Objects are owned by SYS and DDL or DML Operations are not permitted/supported on these. Even if we try to perform, Operation will end up with error ORA-02030: can only select from fixed tables/views.

Screen Shot 2018-01-19 at 10.50.09 AM

These objects contain information about the current configuration of the instance, information about the sessions connected to the instance, and a goldmine of performance information.  

Using Views like (g) v$fixed_view_definition  one can get the Actual Creation script of these Fixed views which are harmful in case of replacing the Existing or Create New views, which will end up with Errors or incorrect data as These Views are for Oracle not for Others. DBA/Developers should not create Objects using actual “V$_ “, they need to use v$ Objects instead of v$_ or X$, as The Definition of the base view may change in OS/DB software versions.   

The X$ views are completely undocumented, and Oracle does not provide any assistance for deriving the meaning of the contents of the X$ structures. since V$ views are dynamic and consistency is not guaranteed, Oracle does not support joins or sorts of dynamic views.  

The X$ views are an Oracle internal interface not exposed for customer use; customers should not be using it unless directed to do so by the support.Customer use without support guidance is unsupported.

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oracle-e-business-suite-1227-now-available

Posted by Sriram Sanka on September 12, 2017


https://blogs.oracle.com/stevenchan/oracle-e-business-suite-1227-now-available

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Error While invoking Discoverer Plus or Viewer 11g in a Single-node EBS Server

Posted by Sriram Sanka on August 10, 2017


Screen Shot 2017-08-10 at 6.15.32 PM
When you have Discoverer and EBS running on the same machine, this kind of conflicts may happen.

To resolve,
Start another session, clear All Environment Variables, restart the Web-logic Server Again. 

This will resolve the issue. For More Info, Refer
Unable to Access Discoverer Plus/Viewer 11g Installed On Server Having EBS 11i / R12 (Doc ID 1338244.1)

			

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Error Opening 12.2.6 EBS URL

Posted by Sriram Sanka on May 22, 2017


 

There was an error while Re-Starting Our Newly Configured Oracle R12.2.6 Application Instance after a Hard reboot. I was unable to start some of the Server Components like oacore, oafm and forms.   When I tried to start them Manually, There was No error and everything seems to be started Successfully, But I was unable to access the URL with Below Error.

 

 

” Error 404–Not Found From RFC 2068 Hypertext Transfer Protocol — HTTP/1.1: 10.4.5 404 Not Found The server has not found anything matching the Request-URI. No indication is given of whether the condition is temporary or permanent. If the server does not wish to make this information available to the client, the status code 403 (Forbidden) can be used instead. The 410 (Gone) status code SHOULD be used if the server knows, through some internally configurable mechanism, that an old resource is permanently unavailable and has no forwarding address. ”

This  is due to the failure of  oafm_server,Forms_server and oacore_server using EBS Startup scripts .Starting Using Web Logic Server Deployments as  below endup with Java Null Pointer Issues with state as”ADMIN”

“<Server ‘forms_server1’ in cluster ‘forms_cluster1′ is being brought up in administration state due to failed deployments.>

“(self-tuning)’> <<WLS Kernel>> <> <> <1417622780708> <BEA-149205> <Failed to initialize the application ‘oafm [Version=1.0.0]’ due to error java.lang.NullPointerException.
java.lang.NullPointerException
at java.io.File.<init>(File.java:251)
at oracle.apps.ad.util.AppStartupPropertyListener.preStart(AppStartupPropertyListener.java:89)
at weblogic.application.internal.flow.BaseLifecycleFlow$PreStartAction.run(BaseLifecycleFlow.java:290) ”

 

 

 

 

This is Due to the recent Change in Hosts file. My Database Lister Started with an Alias Name defined in the Host file and these Server Components were unable to start/connect to the Actual Host Defined.   Changing the Host Entry and restart of these Components  resolved the issue.

For More info Refer Below Oracle Metalink Document

After Cloning Unable To Start The Managed Servers In 12.2.4 (Doc ID 1952853.1)

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ORA-600:[kpdbModAdminPasswdInRoot: Not CDB] Oracle v 12.1.0.1

Posted by Sriram Sanka on April 22, 2016


While Attempting to use the SQLPLUS PASSWORD command to change password of an Oracle-supplied user in a non-CDB can result ORA-600 as below.

ora-600

There is a patch available for Linux Platform. Oracle Meta link Doc ID 1583225.1 has more info on the Patch.

 

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Mega Oracle Walk-In Drive on 17th May

Posted by Sriram Sanka on May 9, 2014


http://www.careers.tcs.com/CareersDesign/Jsps/OracleDrive/AboutTCS.html

 

OracleDrive17May2014-WalkinMicrositeBanner

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ORA-00600: Internal error code, arguments: [kcratr_nab_less_than_odr]

Posted by Sriram Sanka on March 19, 2014


Today,  I had an Issue with My Oracle DB V 11.2.0.1  and It was Corrupted due to unexpected power failures More than 10 times 😉 !.

As Its a Test DB, I don`t have  regular backups.  It was an Internal Error with ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [kcratr_nab_less_than_odr]   As I don`t have complete backup to recover , I can recover using  ICR ( Incomplete recovery)

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Thanks for your time , Happy reading & Have a Good day 😉

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HP Vertica – an analytic database management software – Installation

Posted by Sriram Sanka on November 5, 2013


vertica-hp-platform

The grid-based, column-oriented, Vertica Analytics Platform is designed to manage large, fast-growing volumes of data and provide very fast query performance when used for data warehouses and other query-intensive applications. The product claims to drastically improve query performance over traditional relational database systems, provide high-availability, and petabyte scalability on commodity enterprise servers.

Its design features include:

  • Column-oriented storage organization, which increases performance of sequential record access at the expense of common transactional operations such as single record retrieval, updates, and deletes.[6]
  • Standard SQL interface with many analytics capabilities built-in, such as time series gap filing/interpolation, event-based windowing and sessionization, pattern matching, event series joins, statistical computation (e.g., regression analysis), and geospatial analysis.
  • Out-of-place updates and hybrid storage organization, which increase the performance of queries, insertions, and loads, but at the expense of updates and deletes.
  • Compression, which reduces storage costs and I/O bandwidth. High compression is possible because columns of homogeneous datatype are stored together and because updates to the main store are batched.[7]
  • Shared nothing architecture, which reduces system contention for shared resources and allows gradual degradation of performance in the face of hardware failure.
  • Easy to use and maintain through automated data replication, server recovery, query optimization, and storage optimization.
  • Support for standard programming interfaces ODBCJDBC, and ADO.NET.

Key Features of the Vertica Analytics Platform

Today ..I am going to install  HP vertica  On one of my test server……

A proper & complete Installation guide can be found @ https://my.vertica.com/docs/6.1.x/PDF/HP_Vertica_6.1.x_InstallGuide.pdf

Lets Download and install vertica from https://my.vertica.com  on  RHEL5 64 Bit

[root@sriram ~]# rpm – iv /media/20131105_1301/vertica-6.1.3-0.x86_64.RHEL5.rpm
Preparing packages for installation…
vertica-6.1.3-0

Vertica Analytic Database V6.1.3-0 successfully installed on host sriram.localdomain

———————————————————————————-
Important Information
———————————————————————————-
If you are upgrading from a previous version, you must backup your database before
continuing with this install. After restarting your database, you will be unable
to revert to a previous version of the software.
———————————————————————————-

To download the latest Vertica documentation in zip or tar format please visit the
myvertica web site.

To complete installation and configuration of the cluster,
run: /opt/vertica/sbin/install_vertica

[root@sriram ~]# /opt/vertica/sbin/install_vertica

Vertica Analytic Database 6.1.3-0 Installation Tool
Upgrading admintools meta data format..
scanning /opt/vertica/config/users
WARNING: No hostname list provided. Installing to localhost
Starting installation tasks…
Getting system information for cluster (this may take a while)….
backing up admintools.conf on 127.0.0.1
Default shell on nodes:
127.0.0.1 /bin/bash
Checking/fixing OS parameters…..

Setting vm.min_free_kbytes to 51200 …
Info! The maximum number of open file descriptors is less than 65536
Setting open filehandle limit to 65536 …
Info! The session setting of pam_limits.so is not set in /etc/pam.d/su
Setting session of pam_limits.so in /etc/pam.d/su …
Info! Parameter vm.max_map_count is less than 253086
Setting vm.max_map_count to 253086 …
Detected cpufreq module loaded on 127.0.0.1
CPU frequency scaling is enabled. This may adversely affect the performance of your database.
Vertica recommends that cpu frequency scaling be turned off or set to ‘performance’

Creating/Checking Vertica DBA group

Creating/Checking Vertica DBA user

Password for dbadmin:
Installing/Repairing SSH keys for dbadmin

Creating Vertica Data Directory…

Updating spread configuration…
Verifying spread configuration on whole cluster.
Creating node node0001 definition for host 127.0.0.1
… Done
Error Monitor 0 errors 2 warnings
Installation completed with warnings.
Installation complete.

To create a database:
1. Logout and login as dbadmin.**
2. Run /opt/vertica/bin/adminTools as dbadmin
3. Select Create Database from the Configuration Menu

** The installation modified the group privileges for dbadmin.
If you used sudo to install vertica as dbadmin, you will
need to logout and login again before the privileges are applied.

[root@sriram ~]#

To create a database:
1. Logout and login as dbadmin.**
2. Run /opt/vertica/bin/adminTools as dbadmin
3. Select Create Database from the Configuration Menu

Now login as dbadmin and accept the license agreement ! Once after that now a window  will appear, using which  you can create & configure Vertica DB.

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After Database creation you can see the below Interactive window for Regular operations !

vertica_started

vertica_insert

You can See the documentation Guide @ http://www.vertica.com/documentation/documentation-6-1/

Thanks for reading this ! 

Sriram Sanka|Sr.Oracle DBA

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Oracle Database 12c Interactive Quick Reference Guide

Posted by Sriram Sanka on August 8, 2013


Downloadable Interactive Quick Reference for Oracle Database 12c available @

http://www.oracle.com/go/?&Src=7875565&Act=4&pcode=WWOU13045613MPP009

 

12c__arch_diag

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ORA-07445: exception encountered: core dump [kttuser0()+272] [SIGFPE] [Integer divide by zero] [0x8949718] [] []

Posted by Sriram Sanka on February 18, 2013


Today, we were encountered with this internal error on One of our test environment.

On Our Database ,we have 2 temporary table-spaces with a Temporary table space group.
While we are performing Data pump Import (IMPDP) into another machine , The job was failed multiple times with following error on screen ….
Screen Error :

Processing object type DATABASE_EXPORT/SCHEMA/TYPE/TYPE_SPEC
ORA-39014: One or more workers have prematurely exited.
ORA-39029: worker 1 with process name “DW01” prematurely terminated
ORA-31672: Worker process DW01 died unexpectedly.

When I verified for the cause, on alert log,  found an Internal error only after Temporary tablespace creation ..

Alert log Content :

CREATE TEMPORARY TABLESPACE “TEMP_TWO” TEMPFILE ‘/u01/app/oracle/oracle/product/10.2.0/oradata/*****/temp02.dbf’SIZE 844103680 AUTOEXTEND ON NEXT 8192 MAXSIZE 32767M TABLESPACE GROUP TBS_GROUP EXTENT MANAGEMENT LOCAL UNIFORM SIZE 1048576

ORA-1119 signalled during CREATE TEMPORARY TABLESPACE “TEMP_TWO” TEMPFILE ‘/u01/app/oracle/oracle/product/10.2.0/oradata/********/temp02.dbf’ SIZE 844103680 AUTOEXTEND ON NEXT 8192 MAXSIZE 32767M TABLESPACE GROUP TBS_GROUP EXTENT MANAGEMENT LOCAL UNIFORM SIZE 1048576 …

Sun Feb 17 13:18:26 PST 2013

Thread 1 advanced to log sequence 47 (LGWR switch)

Current log# 2 seq# 47 mem# 0: /u01/app/oracle/*****/*****/redo02.log

Sun Feb 17 13:18:32 PST 2013
Errors in file /u01/app/oracle/******/admin/******/bdump/*****_dw01_24538.trc:

ORA-07445: exception encountered: core dump [kttuser0()+272] [SIGFPE] [Integer divide by zero] [0x8949718] [] []

Creating the temp tablespaces manually before IMPDP process will avoid such errors.

For More info please read metalink document ID 1259393.1

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ORA-27102: out of memory” While Creating a Database

Posted by Sriram Sanka on September 24, 2012


Today ,While Installing Oracle V 10g Using DBCA On a 32 bit Linux machine with 16 GB of RAM,(allocated 5GB as SGA ) We were encountered with this Error and unable to go further.

[oracle@db ~]$ oerr ORA 27102
27102, 00000, “out of memory”
// *Cause: Out of memory
// *Action: Consult the trace file for details
[oracle@db ~]$

 

This is Because of  On 32 Bit version,It cannot allocate more than 4 GB of Memory  to a process Directly.For this either we need to upgrade to 64 bit and start the Installation or decrease the Memory total value.

So we decreased the total memory size to 2.5 GB and It went successful without any issues.

Read Oracle Meta link Document ID 430492.1  to get  More Information on this.

 

Happy reading 😉

 

 

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Microsoft__SQL_Server__2012_Pocket_Consultant By William R. Stanek

Posted by Sriram Sanka on May 8, 2012


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Well written and Well Organised  resource for DB Admins By William R. Stanek

 This Book really suits for 

  • Current SQL Server database administrators.
  • Accomplished users who have some administrator responsibilities.
  •  Administrators migrating to SQL Server 2012 from previous versions.
  •  Administrators transitioning from other database architectures.

I like the way author Presented the topics in a step-by-step manner and well categorized topics.

  •  Managing Your SQL Servers 
  •  Managing SQL Server Services and Clients 
  •  Implementing Policy-Based Management 
  •  Configuring and Tuning Your SQL Servers 
  •  Tuning and Linking Your SQL Servers 
  •  Database Administration Essentials
  •  Implementing SQL Server 2012 Security 
  •  Manipulating Schemas, Tables,and Views 
  •  Using Indexes, Constraints, and Partitions 
  •  Automating and Maintaining SQL Server 2012 
  •  SQL Server 2012 Backup and Recovery 
  •  SQL Server 2012 Profiling and Monitoring
 
 

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SCN – What, why, and how?

Posted by Sriram Sanka on January 20, 2012


Here is a good article about SCN see the link below

SCN – What, why, and how?

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