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High CPU usage on DB host?

Its Unix 101 statement, but I have heard it wrong so many time, so decided to put a blog for it. So: If in OLTP environment, per ‘top’ %wa (IOWAIT) is major contributor for CPU busy, adding CPU would not … Continue reading

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Quckest was to find oracle alert log on linux box

Recently I had to work in a lot of new to me oracle environments. And I found a some places do not have standard for ORACLE_BASE, and no correlation between SID and Unique_name. With that – finding oracle alert log … Continue reading

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Missing oracle validated RPM for RHEL6?

I have used oracle-validated RPM a lot on Red Hat 5 (RHEL5) and Oracle Enterprice Linix 5 installations. And found it very handy! With Oracle announcing support for RHEL6/OEL6, world discovered 2 bad things: Oracle does not support ASMLib on … Continue reading

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