Caution when installing Oracle R Distribution in Oracle Linux using Yum

Christos - Iraklis Tsatsoulis Oracle R Leave a Comment

Last week we tried to install Oracle R Distribution (ORD) in Oracle Linux 7.1 using Yum, which is the installation method recommended by Oracle. After following closely the instructions provided in the documentation, instead of the Oracle R Distribution 3.2.0, we found ourselves with the latest (3.2.3) version of GNU R installed. What had happened is that in our /etc/yum.repos.d, …

Using Ansible to configure an Oracle Linux 7.1 server with Oracle 12c R1 Enterprise Edition Database

Chris Vezalis Ansible, DEVOPS, Linux, Oracle Database, Oracle Linux, Vagrant 18 Comments

Ansible is the leading tool for configuring software and various parameters on servers. It does not require agents and other software installed on nodes like other popular tools (puppet or chef). Also, it is modular and already has hundreds of modules that help us configure our servers in several ways. In this article I will demonstrate how we can install …