ORA-01450: maximum key length (6398) exceeded while creating index

Interesting issue happened today, while creating index in database(running 11.2.0.4 DB on Linux), I got ORA-01450: maximum key length (6398) exceeded. Connected to: Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 11.2.0.4.0 – 64bit Production With the Partitioning, Automatic Storage Management, OLAP, Data Mining and Real Application Testing options SQL> CREATE INDEX […]

OUI-67073:UtilSession failed: Prerequisite check “CheckActiveFilesAndExecutables” failed on Windows server

Few days back, I was applying OPatch on one of the database residing on windows server. I tried it multiple times without any luck as everytime when I tried applying patch, I was getting below error: OUI-67073:UtilSession failed: Prerequisite check “CheckActiveFilesAndExecutables” failed. This was due to some of the DLL […]

ORA-27054: NFS file system where the file is created or resides is not mounted with correct options

From last two days, I have been getting “ORA-27054: NFS file system not mounted with correct options” error while running an RMAN backup to a Sun ZFS Storage Appliance. This error have been observed particularly, while taking controlfile backups. RMAN datafile or archivelog backups without controlfile were running fine. RMAN-08132: WARNING: […]

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 […]