Posts Categorized: Software

Removing Oracle RAC from Windows X64

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I had to remove Oracle 11g and reinstall Oracle 10gRel2 for a client recently. 1a, b and d are required if you are using RAW devices for your OCR and Votedisk If you are using OCFS for these files, skip to step 1c followed by 1e. 1. Remove the partitions that have been initialized for… Read more »

Coldfusion Nested Cfloop or Cfloop within a Cfloop

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Coldfusion Cfloop within a cfloop or gives interesting results. I couldn’t believe it was a bug. But looks to be true once tested. Thanks to Blog of Jehiah Czebotar who bailed me out of this issue after looking at it for some time with eyes crossed and debugging. Here is the summary from Jehiah blog… Read more »

Turn Off Disable Oracle Recycle Bin

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In a comment today about the Empty Oracle Recycle Bin , A person wanted to know how one turns off or disables the Oracle Recycle Bin?In ORACLE 10G Release 1 there is a knob to turn to disable the behavior of recycling bin. The “_recyclebin” which defaults to TRUE. We can disable it by setting… Read more »

Empty Oracle Recycle Bin

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 A new feature in Oracle 10g Release 2 was the Reycycle Bin. The recycle bin in the Oracle database is where all dropped objects reside. Underneath the covers the object are taking up the same space when they were created.     "DROP TABLE mytable", it doesn't really drop it. It instead renames it to e.g.:… Read more »

VMware Server verse Microsoft Virtual Server

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Seems much of 2006 was spent testing virtual server software. I find it interesting that for years on the mainframe we have been using virtual machines. I just read the article by M. T Jones on Virtual Linux and it talks about the history and kinds of virtualization. Spent much of 2006 working with Microsoft… Read more »


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Oracle RAC Standard Edition Release 2 is up but not without a struggle getting ASM in its own Oracle Home as recommended by the Installation manual