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LOB Scripts in my GitHub Repository

I do not have time to write a post explaining these now, but I wanted to note that I am posting LOB space related scripts here: https://github.com/bobbydurrett/OracleDatabaseTuningSQL/tree/master/lob Bobby

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December 26 Plan Change

On December 26th, which is a holiday for my company this year, our team got a page that a plan had changed on an important 11.2.0.3 HP Unix platform Oracle database. The new plan was inefficient but did not cause … Continue reading

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US Foods IT Hiring

US Foods IT Jobs: url My company is hiring a number of IT positions with more to come soon. Bobby

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MiB – not Men in Black!

Yesterday I was reading over some Kubernetes documentation and ran across the abbreviation MiB. I almost ignored it and kept reading. It seemed to just mean megabytes as in 256 MiB meaning 256 megabytes or 256*1024*1024 bytes. It was here: … Continue reading

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Gold image for 19.16 install on RHEL 8

On Red Hat 7 Linux VMs we use a zip of a 19c Oracle home with the latest quarterly database release update applied which at the moment in 19.16, the July 19, 2022 version. Our standard deployment script just unzips … Continue reading

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netstat -o shows that (ENABLE=BROKEN) turns on TCP keepalive

In an earlier post I showed a Java program that will login to an Oracle database and wait for 350 seconds. I also talked about how we set the Linux parameter net.ipv4.tcp_keepalive_time to 60 seconds but that I needed to … Continue reading

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350 Second Timeout Causes ORA-03135 Errors in AWS DMS

This is a follow up to an earlier post about the 350 second timeout that is built into Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) Gateway Load Balancer (GWLB). The earlier post was about Debezium (DBZ) using its Oracle Connector to pull data … Continue reading

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Docker Sample Application behind Zscaler

I am trying to learn about Docker by installing it on an Oracle Linux 7 VM on top of VirtualBox on my work laptop. My work laptop uses Zscaler. I had a bunch of certificate issues and ended up learning … Continue reading

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350 second AWS timeout causes JDBC call to hang

When I run the following Java program on an AWS EC2 Linux virtual machine connecting to an Oracle database in my company’s internal network it hangs forever. When I run it on a Linux machine on our internal network it … Continue reading

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Do SET_AUDIT_TRAIL_LOCATION before INIT_CLEANUP

This is all old stuff, but I want to record a simple thing I found. I was following Oracle’s support document for setting up audit table cleanup using the DBMS_AUDIT_MGMT package. I used this document: SCRIPT: Basic example to manage … Continue reading

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