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Oracle Fully Automated Install and Patch

Before I started consulting, I was an Oracle engineer in a very large software development organization. The company had a number of major products and the one I worked with was used by hospitals and radiology offices world-wide. (These guys are one of the biggest companies worldwide in the field.) Our product included the hardware … Continue reading

ASMLIB Performance vs Udev

Is asmlib obsolete on a modern Linux system? I’m still undecided but starting to lean toward “yes”. Everybody knows that asmlib was very useful when it was first introduced with Oracle 10.1 to simplify a host of issues on Linux: direct async device access without raw devices, file permissions & ownership without custom code, and … Continue reading