Oct 19

Applying 171017 BP (26392124) over 170814 (26609769) returning “out of order” error.

Today I was trying to apply the Oracle Exadata Database 171017 BP (26392124) on top of 170814 (26609769) and I was getting the error below:

Error keyword was: The installed patch that is out of order is: 26609769 Note that even though I’m moving to a higher BP version, the patch ID for the previous version …

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Oct 19

Dissecting 171017 BP, PSU, RU and RUR

Starting today I will quarterly write a post dissecting the changes implemented by Oracle CPUs so we can understand better the modifications implemented by Oracle in our Databases. So what oracle internal objects were changed in 170117?

And created?

So which are exactly the objects modified by 170117? What changed for …

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Oct 18

v$sga, v$sgainfo and v$sgastat matching bytes challenge

Those days I was challenging myself to make an exact match and correlate all lines returned by a select on v$sga, v$sgainfo and v$sgastat. The biggest problem on those v$ views is that they bring different visions of the same thing (SGA), and I could never make a exact match of the bytes before. Now …

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Sep 13

OCM 12c – The Saga

I decided to write this article to tell all the saga from the planning to the results of the OCM 12c Certification Exam that I did last month. So, with this, maybe I can inspire other people to try to get a OCM credential too! =] Well, shortly after I passed the OCM 11g in …

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Aug 24

Oracle ACE Level Up!!

Hello everyone, I’m happy to announce that this week the Oracle ACE Program upgraded my ACE status one level up! =] I have started as ACE Associate in Oracle Community in 15th January 2016, after some years of writing technical articles in English and Portuguese specially in this blog and Oracle Technology Network. During the …

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