My Journey to the cloud…

In pursuit of excellence….

March 2015

  • Common Database Wait Events

    Below is the document containing the most common database waits seen during the day to day activity of an Oracle DBA. It contains the possible causes and different ways to alleviate the wait. Common Database waits Happy reading! -Anand Continue reading

  • Log file location in Oracle application 11i

    Below is the ready reckoner for the location of various log files in Oracle apps 11i. This is very much helpful when troubleshooting any issue Database Tier Alert Log File – $ORACLE_HOME/admin/$CONTEXT_NAME/bdump/alert_$SID.log Trace file – $ORACLE_HOME/admin/SID_Hostname/udump Autoconfig Log file – $ORACLE_HOME/appsutil/log/SID_Hostname/DDMMTime/adconfig.log Application Tier Autoconfig Log file             – $APPL_TOP/admin/SID_Hostname/log/DDMMTime/adconfig.log Start/Stop… Continue reading

  • Microsoft AD and OID synchronization not happening

    Support team reported an issue where they were not able to see some of the new users created in AD (Active Directory) flowing to OID (Oracle Internet Directory) I started looking into the issue. I checked ODI synchronization services (odisrv process) Logged into the infra tier and ran the command then checked the ldap synchronization… Continue reading

About Me

I’m a Hands-On Technical & Entrprise Solutions Architect based out of Houston, TX. I have been working on Oracle ERP, Oracle Database and Cloud technologies for over 20 years and still going strong for learning new things.

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I am certified for 8x AWS, OCP (Oracle Certified Professionals), PMP, ITTL and 6 Sigma.


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