Author Archives: Tarek

About Tarek

I have been working in IT for years and I thought it might be good to share my experience using real life scenarios.

Install Oracle patch set 4 and bundle 10 on RAC environment

Install Oracle 10g R2 Patch Set 4 (10.2.0.5) and Patch bundle 10. Oracle database throw ORA-4031 errors and restarting the database resolve the issue. I analyzed oracle database alert log. I found the error caused by a bug in oracle … Continue reading

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Moving SQL server 2005 cluster to new hardware

Moving cluster SQL server 2005 to new hardware: The hardware of the cluster SQL server 2005 two servers out of warranty and I developed a plan to move to the new hardware with minimum downtime for the end user. The … Continue reading

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Disaster Recovery plan for SQL Server 2005

Recover SQL Server 2005 Server: This posting describes the steps to recover SQL Server 2005/2008 at disaster recovery site in case of major disaster in the data center.  The disaster recovery plan assumes a regular backup of SQL databases done, also … Continue reading

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Recover Oracle database

Recover Oracle database: This posting describes the steps to recover Oracle database at disaster recovery site in case of major disaster in the data center.  The disaster recovery plan assumes a regular backup of oracle database and it is control … Continue reading

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Backup/restore Oracle database 10g

Purpose: The first time I have tried to restore Oracle database to a certain point it wasn’t easy like Microsoft SQL server, I wanted to patch the database with ERP system patch then restore to point before I applied the … Continue reading

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Install BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation (BPC) Clients

Purpose: This posting describes the steps to Install BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation (BPC) office client and Administration client Install the Office Client: Office client is required for end user who connect to SAP BPC to perform day to day activities … Continue reading

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Install SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation (BPC) 7.5

Purpose                                                                                       The posting describes the steps to Install SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation (BPC) 7.5 .  The installation will be done in two servers, a database server and SAP BPC server which will have application server/web server component for SAP … Continue reading

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