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Fixing device references after importing a Linux guest in Oracle Virtual Box

Published on June 9, 2011 By ignacio

After reading this post you should be better prepared to smoothly export and import Linux virtual machines from your Oracle Virtual Box servers by being ready to correct any disk device reference issues in fstab and grub.conf

Linux Environment variables to simplify your life – OBIEE 11g System Administrator Edition

Published on April 19, 2011 By Ignacio de la Torre

As I spend a lot of time switching between a very well defined set of directories in the Oracle Middleware home for OBIEE 11g I have been developing a list of variables that I like to use in my scripts and configure in the servers that I most commonly work with. They have proven to […]

Tip: Getting Unix command output and status in your email

Published on October 15, 2010 By Ignacio de la Torre

I have a scheduled script that refreshes some of my materialized views but sometimes these operations could fail if the database backup takes too long or an unexpected condition presents. This led me to think of sending the output of my refresh procedures to my email or my team’s listserv, here are sample versions of my scripts: