Keeping your Oracle Database Healthy

I recently gave a virtual presentation about database patching and managing risk.  During the session one of the key takeaways is keeping your database healthy.  Although patching is part of keeping things healthy, there is a lot more.One key is being...

Oracle 19c – Plan your upgrade now and “Carpe Indicii”

The year is 2020 and things are very turbulent.  Not only from a social and economic standpoint but also from a technical standpoint.  Specifically, we are talking about Oracle database and reaching the end of a decade for the 11g version.11.2.0.1 came out...

Mac OS X Catalina and Oracle Instant Client

If you have upgraded to the most recent Mac OS X Catalina, you may be seeing some issues trying to install and run the Oracle instant client.  This is part of new security put into OS X in the past few versions.You may also being seeing this if you are just...