Work & Wisdom

This page will be more relevant to my colleagues in core IT, backend! I will share encounters with Oracle and SQL Server and maybe some of my newer “loves”. I can reliably tell you that you will learn something on this page if you have interest in databases or their platforms both Windows and Unix.



MVA Trainings


Knowledge Base


RMAN-05500 and RMAN-05502

MSDTC Throwing Errors: Internal Error and HR=0x80000171

Veritas: Connection Requested by Invalid Server

Path Error When Installing SQL Server 2016 on Command Line

Persistent Database Mail Queue

ORA-00313 Open Failed for Logfile Group in Physical Standby

VCLRUNTIME140.dll Missing When Launching SSMS

Unable to Start SQL Server 2016 Polybase Engine

WFCS and SQL 2016 FCI – SCSI-3 Persistent Reservation and FIPS

Error 0x80070643 Installing SSMS, SSDT

Rolling Back an AlwaysOn AG Configuration

Upgrade Error – SQL 2016 Installer Unable to Open Registry Key

HAIP Offline After Oracle Upgrade

AlwaysOn AG Automatic Failover Not Working

ORA-12545 – Peculiar Case – Host or Object Does Not Exist

Unable to Reorganize Index – ALLOW_PAGE_LOCKS Disabled

SQL Server Setup Disappears When Installing Setup Support Files

Identifying Objects Using Page IDs

Installing SQL Server in Silent Mode