Oracle Entreprise Manager Cloud 12c: Configuring e-mail alerts

Hello everyone!
Today I will show how to configure e-mail alerts in OEM 12c.
I did one implementation in one client last week, all databases are monitored with OEM 12c, this is a very good tool.
The scopes of OEM 12c are not limited only at database level.
We will create commun alert for full tablespaces.
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Oracle Database 12c (12.1.0.2) installation on Solaris 11 (11.2 x86)

Hello everyone!!
Today I will show, how to prepare the Solaris 11.2 for install Oracle Database 12c (12.1.0.2).
I am still familiarizing with Solaris systems, to me it has been a good experience.
I am discovering very good features about Solaris systems. This is a simple post, with few steps you can be prepare.

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Restore database on another server and change database name (Linux)

Hello, everyone! Today I will show you how to restore a database on another server with different directory structures and in the sequence change the database name. This operation is very common to tests procedure restore and recovery. I always used this process for many environments for evidences of restore.

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Using restore points

Hello folks.

In many cases you probably need to restore a database to a point in the past.
Errors that won’t be reversed only with a flashback table or perhaps you do not have
the flashback feature configured for the database.

You can use restore point with a specific time in the past or using the SCN number.
To capture the SCN of the database you can the query below:

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Creating image copies and switch to image copies for fast recovery

Hello, everyone!
Today, I will talk about a little of image copies. An image copy is an exact copy of a tablespace’s datafile, an archive redo log file or a control file.
This type of backup can be written only to disk. In case of recovery the time from restoration is less because the file is already on disk.
An image copy can be used like a full backup or a backup level 0, all used and an unused blocks are taken during this type of backup operation.
Also the command SWITCH will be used to perform fast recovery operation.

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