Dynamics AX no longer supports the Oracle database and so pre-AX 2012 applications still on Oracle need to be migrated to SQL Server before they can be upgraded. Here’s how to overcome the risk and fear associated with Dynamics AX Data Migration. Continue reading “Dynamics AX 2009 Oracle to SQL Server Migration”
The IO Error: Got minus one from a read call error is caused by the SQLNET.ora file on the database server being configured to only allow connections from certain computers on the network (as identified by their IP addresses). Continue reading “SQL Developer – IO Error: Got minus one from a read call”
Oracle very kindly offered to run through a Proof of Concept installation of their GoldenGate replication product with us, and seeing as how we’re not prone to looking gift horses in their mouths, we’ve accepted!
The programmatic nature of Oracle’s Recovery Manager tool provides great flexibility but also creates a common problem of insecure scripts being left running on production servers allowing anyone to read critical password details with ease. Continue reading “Securing RMAN Scripts”
Shared Storage systems are very common in enterprise computing but it’s not cheap or easy to get access to the technology for eduction or testing purposes. In this posting I investigate if a system like Openfiler can work in those circumstances, and if it’s worth the effort. Continue reading “SAN Simulation with Openfiler”
If you ever thought that keeping up with the Joneses was tough, you should try keeping your skills up to date in Information Technology!
When not everything in the data centre is your responsibility it can can be easy to loose track of what’s actually in there. If that happens what can you do to get back control? Continue reading “Admins Don’t Know Their Own Systems? Really?”