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Adityanath Dewoolkar

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 22,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 8 […]

RMAN restore database fails with ORA-19693: backup piece XXX already included.

Yesterday I was recreating DR database with production database backup, when restore database command failed with error: ORA-19693 RMAN> restore database; Starting restore at 05-AUG-15 using channel ORA_DISK_1 channel ORA_DISK_1: starting datafile backup set restore channel ORA_DISK_1: specifying datafile(s) to restore from backup set channel ORA_DISK_1: restoring datafile 00001 to G:\OPDB\REPOSITORY\DATABASE112_SE_X64\ORADATA\OPDB\SYSTEM01.DBF […]

Startup RAC database using SRVCTL fails with : ORA-12547: TNS:lost contact & CRS-2632

Two days before while starting our UAT database using SRVCTL, I received following error: [oracle@srv-uat-db-gen1 ~] Ora:BIIBDPRD $ srvctl start database -d BIIBDPRD PRCR-1079 : Failed to start resource ora.biibdprd.db ORA-12547: TNS:lost contact CRS-5017: The resource action “ora.biibdprd.db start” encountered the following error: ORA-12547: TNS:lost contact . For details refer […]

Oracle software installation fails with ClusterwarePRCT-1011: Failed to run “oifcfg” Detailed error:. Null

A few days back, while installing Oracle database software on one of out UAT server I faced this issue. While verifying target environment for minimum requirements, runIstaller failed with error given in screenshot below: After searching on metalink, I found : Failed to initialize GPnP Reported While Executing oifcfg (Doc ID […]

expdp backup on NFS mount point hangs due to Direct NFS: please check that oradism is setuid

Some days before we were trying to schedule expdp schema backup on one of the UAT environments. Expdp command was very simple & as follows: expdp system/manager directory=data_pump_dir dumpfile=uatdb_test1.dmp logfile=uatdb_test1.log schemas=test1 Though schema size was hardly 300 MB, backup was taking ages just to start. Finally I canceled EXPDP session: […]

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,400 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 4 trips to carry that […]