Category Archives: Oracle Database Appliance

Oracle Database Appliance or Exadata or Engineered Machines.

Backup ODA_BASE: Database Appliance ODA X5

There are situations we may need to backup ODA_BASE, especially before patching ODA_BASE.This article applies only to virtual deployment of ODA.In this Article I’ve used ODA-X5-2 appliance to backup.The procedure is applicable for ODA X5 or higher versions.ODA_BASE is backed up from the DOM machines, i.e. the parent machine from where ODA_BASE was created.Login to… Read More »

Single Instance to RACOne Node Conversion.

Convert single instance to RAC using rconfig utility. Verify the database is added to cluster and is SINGLE Instance.

Above output shows Type: SINGLE.

So here I’ve changed only following values i.e. SourceDBHome, TargetDBHome, SourceDBInfo, Password, Node name, RacOneNode servicename, InstancePrefix and following values are altered to blank (><) as we are not… Read More »