Here is what world searched on Google in 2014.
Wish you a very Happy and prosperous New Year 2015 !!
Now longest Day in Year, 21st June, is also the International Day of Yoga. UN declared 21st June as International Day of Yoga!
Yoga, a 5,000-year-old physical, mental and spiritual practice having its origin in India, aims to transform body and mind.
“The practice of yoga adds dynamism to life.
Yoga harmonises the body, the breath and the mind.” – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Below is the talk by Sri Sri on World Yoga Day
I had installed Oracle 12c database on Oracle Enterprise Linux 7 yesterday. I am sharing my steps which I had taken for installation. Hope you find this helpful.
Step 1: Download the OEL7 ISO for 64 bit from Oracle Edelivery (V46135-01.iso and V46138-01.iso)
Step 2: Open Virtual Box and Create New Virtual Machine choosing the OS option as Other Linux -> Oracle 64-bit.
Step 3: Point the CD/DVD to the ISO image downloaded from Edelivery site
Step 4: Change the boot sequence to CD/DVD, Hard Disk
Step 5: Create a shared folder with auto mount and read only option and point it to the setup location on the host machine.
Step 6: Start the Virtual Machine and follow the steps.
Step 7: Install Additional Guest Image – This will enable to access the shared folder on host machine.
Step 8: Install the RPM mentioned in the appendix section of this article.
Step 9: Copy the Oracle 12c database setup from the shared folder on host to the /u01 directory.
Step 10: Refer my previous blog post on installation steps here.
Some Points to remember:
1. Installation Guide by Tim Hall is available here – This contains tips to troubleshoot certain installation errors.
2. Useful article on OTN can be found here.
3. Installation Guide at Oracle Docs which I found useful is here
Download the rpm for oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall-1.0-1.el7.x86_64.rpm from here
Download adobe flash player for Firefox browser, this will be required for the Oracle EM Database Express 12c. (flash-plugin-126.96.36.1991-release.x86_64.rpm)
I had the honour of representing Sri Sri University, Cuttack in the recently concluded sports meet (Ignitrix 2K14) hosted by ABIT College, CDA, Cuttack (15th-17th Sep 2014).
I am delighted to share with you all that I was runners-up in the chess, the competition, which was primarily dominated by Sri Sri University. All top four positions in chess competition were taken by Sri Sri University.
Sri Sri University were runners-up in badminton mixed doubles and winner in girls singles badminton. Below is the snap of the winners from the sports meet.
Left to Right: Vijay (Runners-up Chess), Khyati (Winner Girls Singles Badminton), Neetika (Winner Chess), Akshay and Hansa (Runners-up Mixed Doubles Badminton)
Today I am sharing few movies and documentaries on Finance. The videos are mostly relevant to the financial crisis of 2008.
1. Wall Street (1987):
3. Margin Call (2011)
This is one of my favorite movie, it focuses on the days just before the 2008 financial crisis and how the events unfolded which led to the markets to crash.
1. Enron: The Smartest guys in the Room (2005)
2. The Ascent of Money (2008)
This is a very good documentary, which was telecasted on BBC. The documentary shows the evolution of money from beginning till the financial crisis of 2008.
4. Inside Job (2010)
This is again a documentary on the financial crisis of 2008 which analyses the cause and effect of the crisis.
Hope you enjoy the movies and documentaries. Feel free to add more to this list by commenting on this post.