A proxy server is a computer system that sits between the client that requests a web document and the target server (another computer system) that serves the document. In its simplest form, a proxy server facilitates communication between the client and the target server without modifying requests or replies.
This post discusses how to repair multiple or single block corruption of data files, including system data files, in an Oracle® database. Block corruption is a common source of database outages.
A particular SQL query might perform poorly on one database (such as production) but work fine on another database (such as development). This situation might occur if the same query has a different execution plan on each instance. This blog shows how to transfer the execution plan from an instance, where query works fine, to another instance, where query behaves poorly, by using the SQL plan baseline feature that Oracle® Database® first introduced in version 11g.
This blog delves into the details of the Oracle® Exadata® Smart Scan feature, including an explanation of how SQL processing differs with Exadata and usage examples.
Demantra® and advanced Supply Planning Work Area (SPWA) are demand management and supply chain management tools provided by Oracle®. These products are integrated with the Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) and Oracle Advanced Planning Suite (APS) (which are part of the Oracle Advanced Supply Chain Planning (ASCP)) to best leverage Demantra demand management and supply chain management functionalities.
This blog covers Demantra and SPWA configuration with Oracle EBS and APS Value Chain Planning (VCP) from an Oracle database administrator (DBA) and architecture perspective. It also provides high-level installation steps for Demantra and advanced SPWA.
On-demand infrastructure, with its speed, agility, efficient use of resources and lower costs drives many organizations toward cloud adoption.
When used in conjunction with tools like CloudFormation or Terraform, users are able to provision and remove cloud infrastructure programmatically. This is typically referred to as Infrastructure as Code, or IaC, and is great for stateless resources.
However, what if some servers cannot be regularly re-provisioned from scratch? Does it mean they need to be up and running 24/7, even if only used during limited hours?
This blog explains how to recover the enable password and the enable secret passwords of the Cisco® Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) and Cisco router. These passwords protect access to privileged execution and configuration modes. You can recover the enable password password, but the enable secret password is encrypted and must be replaced with a new one. You can also recover the Fortinet® Fortigate super admin password.
Terraform has gained a lot of popularity in the last couple years. Rackspace prefers to use Terraform to quickly spin up new architecture in AWS and Azure. However, with Amazon's lightning-fast deployment of new features, it has become harder for the Provider maintainers to keep up. Developers are left waiting for new features to be developed and merged into the
master branch before becoming available for general consumption.
This blog shows you how to install and configure Oracle® Forms and Reports version 22.214.171.124.0 on Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL) version 7.2 server to ensure high availability.
Windows File Server have been one of the longest running methods for sharing files in corporate america for decades. Amazon brings its expertise in serverless to provide a solution for the problem of the large Total Cost of Ownership that on-premise options have had in the past.