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Duplicate UUID error on cloned volumes

Problem Scenario Wanted to clone a pure storage volume on XFS filesystem for testing purpose on the same server. Took FlashRecover snapshot of the volume.   Instantiated the snapshot by copying them into target volume. Attached the target volume to the same host and updated multipath.conf with the alias information. Tried to mount the partition …

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Online resizing of Oracle volumes on Pure FlashArray

While thin provisioning enables higher capacity volumes without the guilt of actually wasting the space, we still see storage admins creating volumes close to what the DBAs have asked for and hence there is always a need for expanding the volume when the current volume reaches its capacity. When it comes to ASM, lot of DBAs prefer to …

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First Step !!

Finally (yes, after a long time) I am taking the plunge and coming up with my own blog.  I am sincerely hoping to cope up with my busy schedule to keep updating this site with various useful posts about all things Oracle on Pure Storage. I already planned the contents and I have been maintaining …

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