X11 Forwarding – an Oracle must have

There was a day when Oracle was small enough that a DBA could install it from the command line. There were only a few pieces and the flow and dependencies could be established. After all, the first PC version, version four, came on six 5 1/4″, 360 KB floppies. Six disks… and the sixth contained…

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Let’s Catch Up, Okay?

I have not posted here in a while; it was my original expectation to post here more often during a learning period as I explore exactly what AWS is offering, how it is used, and how it is kept safe. The distinction between private vs. public is still customarily considered to be physical hardware in…

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Oracle on AWS: BYOL

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a web service which allows one to configure and use MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle databases which reside virtualized in the cloud. For Oracle configurations, AWS uses two licensing models: 1) included and 2) bring your own. Standard Edition One (SE1) is the only choice with the included…

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