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How to shrink your Oracle Virtualbox virtual machines

How to shrink your Oracle Virtualbox virtual machines

After playing a few time with a virtual machine, installing and un-installing Oracle software on Oracle VirtualBox, I realised that the vdi disk files of some VM where not shrinking despite deleting all files on the virtual machine itself, and I needed the disk space to build other VMs, so what can I do? dwhite@squirt:/vm/srvoel099$ […]

New features of Oracle Data Integrator 12c

New features of Oracle Data Integrator 12c

With the new ODI version 12c (Oracle Data Integrator), Oracle provides us an enhanced ELT (Extract Load Transform) and more opened with all other applications. Find here a short summary of those new features for the 12c (release 12.1.2.0.0 and 12.1.3.0.0): Feature name Feature details Control for Scenario and Load Plan Concurrent Execution Improved control […]

Hadoop for DBAs (2/13): Building Hadoop for Oracle Linux 7

Hadoop for DBAs (2/13): Building Hadoop for Oracle Linux 7

You may prefer to install Hadoop from distributions like the ones from Cloudera or Hortonworks… Even better, deploy Hadoop in the cloud or with an appliance like Netapp’s or Oracle’s. Those solutions help build, manage and are ready for your operating system. That’s not so obvious with Apache Hadoop software library. No Pain, no gain! These […]