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Recently Oracle has announced Autonomous Database (ADB) on Oracle Exadata Cloud @ Customer (Exadata C@C). ADB on Exadata C@C provides the benefits of a self-driving, self-securing, and self-repairing database management system and the security and control offered by having it deployed securely on-premise Customer’s data centre. With the new offering we now have 2 different Exadata Cloud At Customer offering: 1. Exadata Cloud @ Customer 2. Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud @ Customer With the new Autonomous Database on Exadata C@C offering there is confusion for many Customer such as:SEE DETAILS <span class="m...

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Recently Oracle has announced Autonomous Database (ADB) on Oracle Exadata Cloud @ Customer (Exadata C@C). ADB on Exadata C@C provides the benefits of a self-driving, self-securing, and self-repairing database management system and the security and control offered by having it deployed securely on-premise Customer’s data centre. Once you purchase ADB on Exadata C@C, creating, provisioning and activating its Exadata Infrastructure hardware and Oracle Cloud resource, several additional resource types become available in the Exadata C@C section of the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure console: Autonomous Exadata VM Clusters, Autonomous Container Databases and AutonomousSEE D...

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Database Management Services, Oracle Database Management Solution, Oracle Exadata, Remote Database Management

What are the different Exadata Deployment Option available? – Exadata On-Premises– Exadata Cloud Service– Exadata Cloud at Customer What is Oracle Exadata Database Machine? Exadata Database Machine is an Engineered System which consists of Compute nodes, Storage cells and Infiniband Switches or RoCE Switches (starting X8M). Exadata Database Machine or simply known as Exadata is:– An Engineered System– A preconfigured combination of balanced Hardware and unique software– A unique platform for running Oracle Databases– Consists of Compute Grid, Storage Grid and Network Grid– A fully integrated platform for Oracle Database– Ideal for Database Consolidation<a class="more-link" href="https://netsoftmate.com/blog/exadata-on-pre...

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Database Management Services, Oracle Exadata, Oracle Exadata X8M, Remote Database Management

If you are looking for highest levels of database performance for your Oracle database then, Oracle Exadata is an outstanding solution. It delivers finest performance for mixed data, data warehousing (DW), analytics, and OLTP (online transaction processing) workloads. Enriched with a variety of deployment options, it lets you run your Oracle Database and other data workloads anywhere you need, whether its on-premises or in the Oracle Cloud. Oracle Exadata storage provides a cutting-edge technology which is simple to use, manage and provides mission-critical accessibility and reliability. Here are 5 reasonsSEE DETAILS <span class=...

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Cyber Security, Enterprise Cyber Security, Enterprise SOC and NOC

Advanced technology has directly affected the immunity of Enterprise Cyber Security from Cyber-attacks. The explosion of cloud-based platforms, handheld devices and distant access points has considerably amplified the vulnerability of organizations. The Enterprise Cyber Security risk is gradually changing; encouraging organizations to strategize a shift from outdated discrete and remote security devices to a comprehensive approach that is built around open standards and integrated security tools that enable speed and scale.The work-from-home explosion triggered by an unprecedented global pandemic of COVID-19 has brought impulsive and immediate changes to the natureSEE DETAILS <span ...

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Database Management Services, Oracle Database Management Solution, Oracle Databases

Recently Oracle introduced “Autonomous Health Framework”. Oracle Autonomous Health Framework contains Oracle ORAchk, Oracle EXAchk, and Oracle Trace File Analyzer.You have access to Oracle Autonomous Health Framework as a value add-on to your existing support contract. There is no additional fee or license required to run Oracle Autonomous Health Framework. In this article we will learn how to Install, setup and execute AHF for Oracle Exadata Database machine in detail. Step 1: Download AHF for Linux operating system as shown below. Here we are using the wget command to download file directlySEE DETAILS <span class="more-link...

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Database Management Services, Oracle Exadata, Oracle Exadata X8M, Remote Database Management

The Oracle Exadata X8M release implements 100 Gb/sec RoCE network fabric, making the world’s fastest database machine even faster.Oracle Exadata Database Machine X8M introduces a brand new high-bandwidth low-latency 100 Gb/sec RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) Network Fabric that connects all the components inside an Exadata Database Machine. Specialized database networking protocols deliver much lower latency and higher bandwidth than is possible with generic communication protocols for faster response time for OLTP operations and higher throughput for analytic workloads.The ORacle Exadata X8M release provides the next generation in ultra-fast cloudSEE DETAILS <...

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Database Management Services, Oracle Database Management Solution, Oracle Databases, Oracle Exadata, Oracle Exadata X8M

Cloud is an innovative operational model for IT and its transforming the business coordination. Attain superior results today and plan for better tomorrow with the help of a cloud-ready IT infrastructure. Oracle engineered systems are fabricated, integrated, tested, and optimized to work collectively. They are co-created with Oracle software for cloud-engineered integration. Oracle Exadata as a part of Oracle Engineered Systems is the only channel that provides optimal database performance and proficiency for analytics, mixed data and OLTP workloads.Here are five top reasons stating why Oracle Exadata is important forSEE DETAILS <span...

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Database Management Services, Oracle Databases, Oracle Exadata, Oracle Exadata X8M

Oracle has provided the verify_roce_cables.py to verify if the rack is cabled correctly for Transport Layer systems based on a RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) Network Layer network on Exadata Database Machine X8M-2/X8M-8 and later hardware. Here is the step by step procedure to verify RoCE cabling on Oracle Exadata X8M Database Machine. Exadata Infrastrure details: Exadata Model : Exadata X8M-2 half rackExadata Software version: 19.3.3.0.0 Step 1: Download 30323660 for your Exadata smart software. In my case I have downloaded it for 19.3.3 Step 2: Copy the patch to staging area and unzip [root@dm01db01 ~]#SEE DETAILS <span class="more-link-ima...

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Database Management Services, Oracle Database Management Solution, Oracle Exadata

Netsoftmate experts are back again with another interesting article which will help you setup and restore compute node from snapshot backup of Oracle Exadata. In our previous blog we have demonstrated a step-by-step process of how to take a snapshot based back-up of compute node to NFS share.If you haven’t yet read the previous article, here’s the link for reference – Step-by-step guide of exadata sanpshot based backup of compute node to nfs shareIn this article, we will be focussing on how to setup and restore the compute node from theSEE DETAILS

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Cloud Services, Database Management Services, Oracle Exadata, Training

 Backing up file systems on Oracle Exadata compute can be a daunting task if you are unaware of the prerequisites and best practices. To help you backup your file systems effectively and with least discrepancies, we are bringing you this interesting step-by-step guide on how to back up your file system using Oracle Exadata Sanpshot Based Backup of Compute Node to NFS Share     It is very important to take file system backup on Oracle Exadata compute nodes before we make any major changes to the operating system or critical software.SEE DETAILS

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Database Management Services, Oracle Database Appliance - ODA, Oracle Database Management Solution, Oracle Databases, Remote Database Management, Technology Consulting Services

September 2019 Oracle announced Oracle Database Appliance X8-2 (Small, Medium and HA). ODA X8-2 comes with more computing resources compared with X7-2 Models.Let’s take a quick look at few benefits of ODA followed by the technical specification on ODA X8-2 Small/Medium and HA.Oracle Database Appliance is an Engineered System. Software, server, storage, and networking, all co-engineered and optimized to run Oracle Database and applications.Benefits of Oracle Database Appliance (ODA):Software, server, storage, and networking engineered and optimized to run Oracle Database and applications.Supports Oracle Database Standard Edition, Standard Edition One, StandardSEE DETAILS <sp...

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Database Management Services, Oracle Database Appliance - ODA, Oracle Database Management Solution, Oracle Databases, Remote Database Management, Technology Consulting Services

In September 2019, Oracle announced Oracle Database Appliance X8-2 (Small, Medium and HA). ODA X8-2 comes with more computing resources compared with X7-2 Models.Let’s take a quick look at few benefits of ODA followed by the technical specification on ODA X8-2 Small/Medium and HA.Oracle Database Appliance is an Engineered System. Software, server, storage, and networking, all co-engineered and optimized to run Oracle Database and applications.Benefits of Oracle Database Appliance (ODA):Software, server, storage, and networking engineered and optimized to run Oracle Database and applications.Supports Oracle Database Standard Edition, Standard Edition One,SEE DE...

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Cloud Services, Oracle Database Management Solution, Oracle Databases, Oracle Exadata

What is Oracle Autonomous Database?Oracle Autonomous Database allows you rapidly & easily create mission critical databases, It protects data from both external and internal threats, automates all infrastructure & database maintenance, recovers from any failure without downtime and scales online for highest performance & lower cost. Components of Oracle Autonomous Database:An Oracle Autonomous database comprises of 3 components:Oracle ExadataOracle databaseAutomated Data Center Operations and Machine Learning How Does Oracle Database Works:An Oracle Autonomous Database is self driving, self securing and self repairing.Self Driving: It Automates all databases and infrastructure management, Patching,<a class="more-link" href="https://netsoftmate.com/blog/oracle-autonomous-databas...

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 You will end up performing storage cell rescue under the following situations:Improper Battery ReplacementImproper Card SeatingCard Damage During Battery ReplacementCorrupted Root File SystemIn this article we will demonstrate step by step process to Rescue an Exadata Storage Cell or server. Open a browser and enter the ILOM hostname or IP address of the Storage cell you want to rescuehttps://dm01cel02-ilom.netsoftmate.com Enter root crendentials On the left pane under “Remote Control”, click “Redirection”. Select “Use video redirection” and click “Launch Remote Console” button Click OK   Click OK Click Continue  Click Run  Click Continue (not recommended)  From the<a class="more-link" href="https://netsoftmate.com/blog/step-by-step-exadata-...

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Database Management Services, Oracle Database Appliance - ODA, Oracle Database Management Solution, Oracle Databases, Remote Database Management, Uncategorized

ODA is basically a 2-node RAC cluster database system running Oracle Linux operating (OEL), Oracle Database Enterprise Edition or Standard Edition, Oracle Grid Infrastructure (Clusterware and ASM). All these together provides the Oracle Database high availability running on ODA. In 2016, Oracle added 3 new models to expand Oracle Database Appliance portfolio. These 3 new models are:Oracle Database Appliance X6-2S (single-instance database)Oracle Database Appliance X6-2M (single-instance database)Oracle Database Appliance X6-2L (single-instance database)  The High Available ODA X6-2 is now known as X6-2 HA which consists of 2 nodes and a storage shelfSEE DETAILS <span class="more-link-image"...

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Database Management Services, Oracle Databases, Oracle Exadata

In this article we will demonstrate quick steps to deploy Exadata Database Machine in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).  Prerequisites:Exadata Cloud SubscriptionCredentials to Login Oracle CloudAccess to Deploy Exadata in OCI CompartmentVCN & Subnet Steps to Deploy Exadata on OCIOpen a browser and enter the URL you have received from Oracle to connect to the Oracle Cloud Enter your Oracle Cloud credentials  Click on “Create Instance” Click on “All Services” and search for Exadata keyword. Click on Create. Select your “Compartment” on left and Click on “Launch DB System”  Enter the details as perSEE DETAILS <span cla...

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An engineered system comprising of Compute Nodes, Storage Cells and Infiniband  – all of it packaged inside a single physical cabinet called “Exadata Rack”Exadata Hardware Generation At A Glance Exadata Database Machine X8-2

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Oracle announced the next-generation Oracle Exadata X8 with significant hardware and software enhancements in overall performance, storage capacity, network bandwidth, and automation. Exadata X7 delivers extreme performance and reliability to run the largest, most business-critical database workloads.Oracle Exadata X8-2 quick glance:– Latest Intel Xeon (8260) Processors (2.4GHz) 2*24 cores per database server (384 core in a Full Rack) – Exadata X8 Capacity-on-Demand enables at least 14 cores per server – Delivers up to 60 percent faster throughput than previous models – NO changes in Database server Physical memory (upto 12TB in a fullSEE DETAILS <span class...

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Before we talk about Dbvisit Standby and it’s components, let’s talk little bit about about Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity. What is Business Continuity?In the event of a disaster, the process of failing over your server from the primary to the secondary site is known as Disaster Recovery. A disaster recovery solution provides your Company with Business Continuity.The main purpose of Dbvisit Standby is to provide the Organizations with greater Business continuity. What is Physical Replication?The process of creating a Standby database from the source or primary database is knownSEE DETAILS ...

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