Over the years I have created a number of Blog posts and supporting videos, however over time its easy to forget what’s in your back-catalog of videos.

To help you and also myself navigate to my video content I have created this page as an easy to use index to all my YouTube videos.

Oracle on Kubernetes

I have a number of blog posts on running Oracle on Kubernetes, below are some recordings which you may find of interest.

Oracle 19c on Kubernetes with Portworx

Backup and Recovery of an Oracle 19c database on Kubernetes with Portworx PX-Backup

Oracle CloneDB

If you have never tried CloneDB, give the below a watch, in this video I demonstrate an RMAN backup to a Pure Storage FlashBlade and then create database clones using CloneDB on a dNFS sparse file system all hosted on a FlashBlade.

Oracle CloneDB on Pure Storage FlashBlade

Oracle ASM Filter Driver (ASMFD)

If you have not yet migrated to using the Oracle ASM Filter Driver, you may find the below of interest. In this video I show how ASMFD can be used to release space back to your all-flash storage array.

The Oracle ASM Filter Driver in action

Automation with Ansible

In this video I will show an Ansible playbook can orchestrate a Pure Storage Snapshot, replication to a second array and then a database refresh.

Oracle 18c Database Replication and Refresh with Ansible

My next (trimmed) video shows how Ansible can playbook can automate Oracle EBS R12.2 cloning. 

Oracle EBS R12.2 Cloning with Ansible

Below are two videos  showing how a WebUI can be used to provide a Self-Service solution to developers and testers to run Ansible Playbooks on-demand or via a schedule.

Multiple Oracle Database refresh with Ansible AWX

One Click 12c Database Clone using Ansible and Semaphore

This video shows me using the Pure Storage Ansible modules to automate FlashArray WWN assignments.

Pure Storage FlashArray automated WWN migration with Ansible

Copy Data Management

The next three videos demonstrate how Pure Storage REST API’s can be used to perform multiple CDM (Copy Data Management) functions.

Oracle Database Reset

Oracle Database Rewind

Oracle Database PITR (Point-In-Time) Recovery

The next videos demonstrates how a series of simple bash scripts can be used to automate the refresh of a development database from Production in a few minutes using Pure Storage crash consistent snapshots.  

Fast automated Oracle Database (File System) cloning using storage snapshots

Fast automated Oracle Database (ASM) Cloning using Pure Storage snapshots


Oracle Database 19c Clone and Containerisation

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