Oracle 12c STIG Password Generator in PL/SQL

Harry Dragstra 1

Creating or modifying an Oracle Database user password can be done by using any standard password generator you can find on the WEB. But I wanted a password to comply to “ora12c_strong_verify_function”, and this isn’t as easy to generate as you might expect. Though most generators provide options to include […]

How to create a private 10 Gb network on an ODA X5-2

Jaap Poot

In my previous post Network considerations on an ODA X5-2 I described a solution where I created a private network to optimize network performance between the components running on an Oracle Database Appliance. I am talking about a Virtualized setup in this article, and rebuilding the second pair of public […]

Network considerations on an ODA X5-2

Jaap Poot

When you buy an Oracle Database Appliance (ODA) X5-2 off the shelve, you will get a machine with four times 10Gb copper Ethernet (bonded into two interfaces) for public communication and two 40Gb InfiniBand (bonded into one interface) for interconnect communication between the two ODA_BASE’s. You would think that should […]

REST API on Node.js and Express for data retrieved from Oracle Database with node-oracledb Database Driver running on Application Container Cloud

Lucas Jellema 8

This article is a follow up on my previous article Linking Application Container Cloud to DBaaS – Expose REST API from node.js application leveraging node-oracle-database driver. That article describes how a simple Node.js application is configured for deployment on the Oracle Application Container Cloud and how it leverages the node-oracledb […]

Reflections after Oracle OpenWorld 2015 – The Complete, Comprehensive and relatively Concise Overview of a Cloud Conference

Lucas Jellema

The Oracle OpenWorld 2015 conference in the last week of October 2015 was full to the brim with announcements, demonstrations, brainstorms, roadmaps, visions and other Oracle technology related activities. The main theme clearly was the cloud. Every other session revolved around the cloud and virtually every Oracle product is headed […]

Next step with Docker – Create Image for Oracle Database 12c using Puppet

Lucas Jellema 8

In a previous article – https://technology.amis.nl/2015/03/15/docker-take-two-starting-from-windows-with-linux-vm-as-docker-host/ – I have discussed my first steps with Docker. With Windows as my host environment I used Vagrant to create a VirtualBox VM with Ubuntu. In that VM I installed Docker can played around creating some containers, images and eventually an image for Oracle […]

Mobile backend with REST services and JSON payload based on SOA Suite 12c for Live Mobile Hacking with an OFM 12c red stack

Lucas Jellema

In a previous article – https://technology.amis.nl/2015/03/03/preparation-for-live-mobile-hacking-with-an-ofm-12c-red-stack-budapest-2015/– I introduced the challenge Luc Bors and I were facing for the Live Mobile Hacking session at the Oracle Fusion Middleware EMEA Partner Forum. For an audience of some 200 SOA Suite and Oracle Middleware experts – including the product management teams for several […]

SQL*Plus / SQL*Net Dead Connection Detection

Patrick Roozen

Recently I came across the situation where I knew for a fact that my sessions to the database were dead because I pulled the power plug out of my application server for a failover test. But the sessions stayed visible in the database and kept their locks therefore the failover failed. Now how […]