PRVG-1561 : Setting ORA_CRS_HOME variable is not supported

While installing Oracle 12c on Linux you can get this error. The solution is very easy just unset the ORA_CRS_HOME environment variable and run the runInstaller again $ unset ORA_CRS_HOME

Oracle 12c Database Installation on Linux

Just finished installing Oracle 12c on Cent OS 6.3. From the looks of it 12c looks like a winner. Oracle has changed the architecture of its traditional RDBMS completely. Databases now run as Containers and Pluggable DB's. Below are few screenshots of my installation. I will post a tutorial on how to install it on … Continue reading Oracle 12c Database Installation on Linux

RAC to Single Instance Standby Database Setup (Oracle 11gR2 Physical Standby)

Primary is a 2 node-rac cluster with instances swx1 and swx2 running on ASM. A service called swxscan is created for client sides. We will use this service name for the tnsnames.ora. The standby instance will be called swxstandby and it will be running single instance on ASM as well. This is a standard dataguard … Continue reading RAC to Single Instance Standby Database Setup (Oracle 11gR2 Physical Standby)

Create Logical Volume Group and JFS2 filesystem AIX

We had a new Oracle installation on an AIX 6.1 Power7 server. Our organization doesn't have an AIX admin. So to faciliate the lack of resources, I decided to be the makeshift Aix admin and create the mountpoints for the Oracle installation. It was easier than I thought. The Smitty tool is very easy and … Continue reading Create Logical Volume Group and JFS2 filesystem AIX