Alert and analyze Oracle GoldenGate logs to locate issues faster with OCI Logging, Notifications and Logging Analytics

We’ll show how you can source Oracle GoldenGate (OGG) server logs with OCI Logging to proactively notify through OCI Notification when an error is detected in the logs. Then use Service Connector Hub to route the logs into Logging Analytics for detailed analysi and root-cause identification.

You can use the OGG error log to view:

  • See a history of GGSCI commands used
  • View the Oracle GoldenGate processes that started and stopped
  • Understand what processing was performed
  • Check if any errors occurred or if there were any informational and warning messages

Since the OGG error log details events as they occurred in sequence, it is a good method to use for detecting the cause of an error. For example, you might discover that:

  • Someone stopped a process
  • A process failed to make a TCP/IP or database connection
  • A process could not open a file

The are several ways the error log can be natively viewed:

Read the complete article by Vishak Chittuvalapil

Use Oracle Enterprise Manager data with OCI to unlock new insights

Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.5 customers gain greater operations, capacity planning, and forecasting insight by enabling rich Enterprise Manager target-level data and sharing it with Oracle Cloud Observability & Management platform services. Enterprise Manager transfers data from managed targets and Oracle Management Repository (OMR) to OCI Object Storage, where it is accessible by Oracle Cloud O&M services like Operations Insights, Logging Analytics, etc. In this three part blog series, we will be covering how to get Enterprise Manager data into OCI Object Storage (This post) and how to leverage that data in OCI Operations Insights (Part 2) and how to leverage that data in OCI Logging Analytics (Part3)..

Read the complete blog article by Murtaza Husain

Oracle Private Cloud Appliance X9 delivers cloud portability for developing and deploying diverse workloads

Customers challenged with migrating to the cloud or implementing hybrid cloud strategies will find Oracle’s new Private Cloud Appliance to be a compelling solution. Oracle Private Cloud Appliance X9-2 (PCA X9-2) uses infrastructure APIs and management tools that are compatible with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) to enable customers to design, develop, and operate applications and middleware using architectures and tools that are consistent across both a private and public cloud. PCA X9-2 allows customers to rapidly develop and deploy new applications using cloud-native capabilities and run existing enterprise applications with multiple operating systems on scalable infrastructure in their data centers.

Read the complete article by Bill Jacobs

Migration of data to Autonomous Database using EM

As Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control (OEM) is the monitoring and management tool for on-premise data-center components for many years already, this scope has been extended with workloads that run in the private and public cloud as well. OEM now supports IT departments to transparently manage the road to the cloud, by means of the Database Migration Workbench that simplifies the migration of on-premises databases to an Autonomous Databases.

Did I trigger your attention?

Take a look at the Simple Guide for Migration of data to Autonomous Database using EM, written by Rohan Prasad (Consulting member of the technical staff)

Announcing the general availability of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Database Management

Oracle Database Management provides comprehensive database performance and management capability for all flavors of Oracle Databases, including OCI and on-premises, which significantly reduce the burden on DBAs by providing a full-lifecycle solution encompassing monitoring, performance management, tuning, and database administration. Database Management is part of the Oracle Cloud Observability and Management platform.

Read the complete article by Sriram Vrinda

Oracle and Microsoft Bring Enterprise Cloud Interoperability to European Customers

This week, Oracle and Microsoft are extending their cloud partnership with a new cloud interconnect location in Amsterdam. This is good news for the many local businesses that rely on software from both companies. The new Amsterdam interconnect will enable these businesses to share data across applications running in Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud.

Read the complete article by Vinay Kumar, vice president, product management

Integrate Active Directory environment with Oracle Identity Cloud Service

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Obviously, when using the Oracle Cloud as the infrastructure to host your organizations data and applications, you want to authenticate your users via your corporate directory service.

This next video from Oracle Learning Library shows how to setup the Active Directory Bridge to Oracle Identity Cloud Service.

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After watching the video you could run tutorial Oracle Identity Cloud Service: Integrating with Microsoft Active Directory Using Directory Integrations and check out the documentation Federating with Microsoft Active Directory

Create your first Autonomous Transaction Processing Database

In this article I will show you how easy it is to create an Autonomous Transaction Processing Database.

Create your first Autonomous Database

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure’s Autonomous Transaction Processing Cloud Service is a fully managed, preconfigured database environment. You do not need to configure or manage any hardware, or install any software. After provisioning, you can scale the number of CPU cores or the storage capacity of the database at any time without impacting availability or performance. Autonomous Transaction Processing handles creating the database, as well as the following maintenance tasks:

  • Backing up the database
  • Patching the database
  • Upgrading the database
  • Tuning the database

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