Category Archives: Oracle RDBMS

Two OCP exam mini-reviews: 1Z0-040 (10g DBA New Features) and 1Z0-238 (R12 Install, Patch and Maintain)

Here are my impressions of two Oracle certification exams I’ve had the opportunity to take in the past few months: 1Z0-040 (Oracle Database 10g: New Features for Administrators), and the beta version of 1Z0-238 (Oracle EBS R12: Install, Patch and Maintain Applications)

Unravelling TNS-03505 with database lookups in Oracle Internet Directory

I was playing around with using Oracle Internet Directory to resolve database service names recently, and it turned into an adventure. Not exactly a memoir-inspiring adventure, but at least one worth blogging about. Maybe my little voyage of discovery here will help someone else who gets a TNS-03505 when using LDAP to look up database […]