ORA-65118 during RESTORE FOREIGN DATAFILE/TABLESPACE

Starting with 12c Transportable Tablespaces can be combined with incremental backups to reduce the amount of time required to copy the Datafiles from the source to the target location. To do this RESTORE FOREIGN DATAFILE resp. TABLESPACE commands were introduced for RMAN. In this blog post, I will show an issue when a backup of an 11.2.0.4 database is used as a source and a 19c PDB is used as target.

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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 anĀ 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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