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The use of functions in a .profile file

Posted by John Hallas on January 22, 2010

My first public presentation is over now and whilst I was very nervous beforehand I felt quite comfortable once I started. To anybody who was there, thanks for putting up with me.

I promised to upload the contents of a .profile we use for the oracle account as that includes a number of useful functions and aliases. This is rolled out to every database server to ensure that we have a similar feel to every server.
We also have the oratab files set up so that the primary database is first (if there is more than one), ASM is next and the Grid agent home is next. That way the default SID setup when logging in is the main database we are likely to be using. Read the rest of this entry »

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