Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.3 problems discovering Exadata targets

If you are on the latest Exadata plugin for EM 13.3 (well, even the 13.2 version of the plugin). Be aware that there’s a bug where if the Exadata nodes’ names are longer than 7 characters, you cannot discover them. EM just throws a weird error with below legend: SEVERE: makeTargetsXml for each rack#: 1… Continue reading Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.3 problems discovering Exadata targets

Oracle 19c Available for Exadata On-Premises

Oracle just released Oracle 19c for Exadata On-Premises. This is just close to a year when they released the 18c version for Exadata On-Premises on February 16th 2018.If they follow the same schedule, we may expect 19c for the Database Cloud Service early next month.Release dates can be found in the MOS Doc Id 742060.1I… Continue reading Oracle 19c Available for Exadata On-Premises

Exadata/Exacloud CellServer health using AWR report

Exadata’s unique sauce relies on the fact that the DB instance can offload work to the CellServers to speed up I/O bound queries. But how do you monitor the health of the CellServers?A quick and dirty way, especially if you don’t have access to the CellServers is to use AWR in a database that’s currently… Continue reading Exadata/Exacloud CellServer health using AWR report