Understanding Best Practices for Virtualizing Oracle

One of the key benefits of virtualization is the ability to achieve a high consolidation ratio, thereby getting higher utilization of the hardware. This is especially true of the CPUs, since software licenses are usually tied to the number of CPUs in the hardware....

Rolling Patch – OPatch Support for RAC

In a RAC Configuration, OPatch supports 3 different patch methods: 1. ALL-Node Patch: The patch is applied to the local node first.  Then the patch is propagated to all the other nodes, and ultimately updates the OraInventory. For this patching process, all instances...

Rolling Patch – OPatch Support for RAC

In a RAC Configuration, OPatch supports 3 different patch methods: 1. ALL-Node Patch: The patch is applied to the local node first.  Then the patch is propagated to all the other nodes, and ultimately updates the OraInventory. For this patching process, all instances...

Rolling Patch – OPatch Support for RAC

In a RAC Configuration, OPatch supports 3 different patch methods: 1. ALL-Node Patch: The patch is applied to the local node first.  Then the patch is propagated to all the other nodes, and ultimately updates the OraInventory. For this patching process, all instances...