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White Papers

  • Quick Tips for Oracle Debugging and Tracing with the oradebug Utility

    As most experienced Oracle DBAs are aware, the Oracle Database utility Oradebug is quite useful for debugging and tracing Oracle database errors and for tracing the output to the tkprof utility for analysis by Oracle technicians. This white paper provides senior Oracle DBAs and Oracle technical experts with tips and best practices for effective debugging and tracing. Find which basic Oradebug functions are available to expert Oracle DBAs and learn how to use Oradebug to trace a user SQL session.

  • Introduction to Oracle Web Services Manager

    Ever since web services started providing access to sensitive information like bank balances, credit reports, and other personal information, security has become an issue. Oracle Web Services Manager (WSM) provides an easy interface to manage both web services and access to those web services. Download this white paper and learn about WSM architecture, components, functions, licensing and integration with other Oracle and non-Oracle products.

  • High Availability Options for Oracle 11g Database

    Today more than ever, companies need uninterrupted access to mission-critical data. Many organizations use Oracle Database for such a purpose, and know that ensuring its availability is an integral part of success. This white paper outlines the primary methods for improving the availability of an Oracle 11g Database. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of a variety of options, including Export/Import, Data Pump, Oracle Recovery Manager, Oracle Data Guard, Advanced Replication, Streams, Failover Clusters and Oracle RAC (Real Application Clusters.)

  • Exploring E-Business Suite Load Balancing Options

    Oracle E-Business Suite Load Balancing options can successfully improve system performance and scalability by optimizing the use of servers and other critical network components. This white paper explores Load Balancing options for the Oracle E-Business Suite 11i and Release 12. Learn about the primary Load Balancing techniques associated with this application, including Domain Name Server, HTTP Server, Forms Metric, Apache Jserv, Parallel Concurrent Processing (PCP) and OC4J load balancing.

  • E-Business Suite Monitoring – Going beyond the Database

    In recent releases of Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle has provided new facilities such as Oracle Applications Manager (OAM) to offer DBAs the ability to review and manage their environment. This paper contains recommendations for DBAs who want to develop their alert flows so they can ensure the environments are healthy and available to users without the need to login to OAM on a daily basis.