Change output language of srvctl

During my development of TVD-Backup I wanted to implement a new subroutine for parsing the output of a srvctl config database command. The first tests on Linux were successful, but the same tests on a Windows system with a German locale failed. After a few minutes of investigation, I found out, that the output of the srvctl was in a different language then expected. In this blog post, I will demonstrate how to change the output language of srvctl.

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Running SQL Developer on High DPI Screens

After five years, it was time for a new Laptop. My new Laptop has a high resolution screen with a resolution of 3840 x 2160. One of the first actions was to download SQL Developer 18.2. Then a surprise, the window and font size of SQL Developer was very low and hard to read and use. This short blog post will show you a way to get back the “old size” on Windows 10.

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Instance crashed with ORA-01092 Error

While I was checking a customer environment, I saw that the Repository Database of an Enterprise Manager Cloud Control installation was down. Due to the alert log, there was a hung of processes in the night and the instance was killed by the PMON. Every subsequent startup of the database failed with an ORA-01092 error. In this blog post, I will demonstrate how to analyze a memory issue which can lead to an ORA-01092 error.

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