INS-40406 The installer detects no existing Oracle Grid Infrastructure software on the system

Recently I tiried to upgrade a simple 11.2 Grind Infrastructure installation to 11.2.0.4 with the Upgrade Option from the Oracle Universal Installer. During the Upgrade i get the following error: INS-40406 The installer detects no existing Oracle Grid Infrastructure software on the system. CAUSE: The installer was unable to detect any existing Oracle Clusterware or…

12c New Feature: Session level sequences

In 12c a new SESSION level sequence can be created to support sequence values at session level. This feature can be usefull if you are working with global temporary tables that have session level existence. If you create a session level sequence you can create a unique range of values in your active session not…

Oracle has announced the first beta build of OEL 7

Oracle has made the first Beta Build for Oracle Linux 7 available for download from the OTN Linux Download Page here.The Oracle Linux Beta also includes the latest build of the Unbreakable Enterprise Linux Kernel (UEK) and also the RedHat Compatible Kernel. Also check out the Release Notes for the upcoming new feature here.