Year: 2015

Using NFS for a Time Machine disk.

This is a compilation of several posts I found while researching this procedure and I wanted to save the steps. I’m sure I’ll need them again. My “MAC” is running 10.10.5 and the NFS server is Ubuntu Linux 14.04 with

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Oracle archive log cleanup script

Here’s a quick bash script to clean up archive logs older than a week. It reads the Oracle SIDs from /etc/oratab and invokes rman for each SID. One could put this in cron to be run once a day to

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Installing systemtap on CentOS 7

I recently had the need to install systemtap¬†on one of my CentOS 7 VMs and the process isn’t as straight forward as it should be. It seems not all packages needed are built for all revisions of the kernel. After

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Installing Oracle 12c on CentOS 7

I wanted to capture the changes which need to be done to a fresh centos7 server install to support Oracle 12C. The server was installed with Basic Server using a 4GB swap device but before we can start the Oracle

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