Part 6: RAC/Linux/Firewire – Cluster Manager Setup

Cluster Manager Setup The cluster manager software is how the Oracle instances communicate their activities. Obviously this is an important piece to the puzzle as well. Here I review the configs, and then show how to get it up and running on each node. I *DID NOT* patch the cluster manager with the 9.2.0.2 db …

Part 5: RAC/Linux/Firewire – Firewire + OCFS Setup

Firewire + OCFS Setup In this installment, we’ll discuss how to get the Firewire drive shared between your two Linux boxes. 8. Test Firewire drive At this point you can test the firewire drive if you like, with the standard Linux driver. You won’t be able to share the drive between the two nodes yet, …

Part 4: RAC/Linux/Firewire – Initial Oracle Setup

Initial Oracle Setup Follow these instructions to get Oracle up and running on your new Linux box. 1. Setup the oracle account, and environment as follows. Create an oracle user on your linux box: $ adduser oracle 2. Login to the oracle account and edit .oraenv9i as follows (assumes bash): # oracle environment variables export …

Part 3: Rac/Linux/Firewire – Software Requirements, Versions, etc.

Software Requirements, versions, etc Advance notice for beginners out there. I’ve installed Linux probably 20-30 times over the last 10 years, and it’s gotten a lot easier, however, you’ll need to have some decent skill at kernel installations. I’ll outline what I did that finally worked, but I’ll also say that I tried getting this …

Asterisk Calling Card Applications

Asterisk is a powerful PBX solution, that we already know. But what else can it do. In this article we’ll explain how to setup Asterisk to handle Call Data Records (CDR data) in MySQL. Once you have that configured, there are a number of calling card applications which can be integrated with Asterisk to provide …