Two cool features of SQLcl

Oracle SQLcl (Command Line interface) offers many developer friendly features. The detail about this utility and a complete list of features can be found at it’s documentation site . Among these, I find ‘alias’ and ‘repeat’ particularly useful as it allows me to easily build adhoc monitoring utilities that we so often need. And I […]

Python API for OPC Storage Cloud

Oracle Public Cloud offers Storage services in the form of Block Storage, Object Storage and Archive Storage. Block Storage is primarily used  by Virtual Machines, Database, Java and other services that require reading from and writing to filesystems. Block Storage optimizes storage for IOPS and offers POSIX compliant file system. Object Storage  storage data in a flat […]

Backup of Database In Cloud

In this blog post, I will be discussing  backing up Oracle Database to storage in Oracle Public Cloud mainly around why you will consider such an option and how to setup and run some simple backup and restore operation. Typically an Oracle database backup using Recovery Manager (RMAN) involves one of the following: Backup to disk […]