Technical Articles For Oracle Solaris Sysadmins


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Using zonestat to Monitor Solaris Zones | Oracle Community
This article gives a short overview of the monitoring tool zonestat, which can be used to monitor the zones in Solaris 11, and discusses the monitoring of CPU resources and memory resources of native Solaris zones.
posted Tue, 22 Sep 2015 21:49:59 +0000
How to Minimize the Size of Your Oracle Solaris... | Oracle Community
This article describes the minimal recommended local Image Packaging System (IPS) package repository for Oracle Solaris operating system packages.
posted Thu, 10 Sep 2015 12:53:07 +0000
Part 8 - Mirroring the ZFS Root Pool | Oracle Community
Part 8 of a series that describes the key features of ZFS in Oracle Solaris 11.1 and provides step-by-step procedures explaining how to use them. This article focuses on how to mirror the ZFS root pool to minimize the risk of data loss.
posted Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:25:22 +0000
Five Steps for Installing Oracle Database 12c o... | Oracle Community
If you install Oracle Database 12c in a non-global Oracle Solaris 11 zone, you get database isolation, simplified resource control, and the ability to reduce licensing costs. Ginny Henningsen and Glynn Foster provide step-by-step instructions.
posted Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:37:37 +0000
Tech Article: How to Share a ZFS Filesystem Using SMB Protocol
How to share a ZFS file system using Microsoft's Server Message Block (SMB) protocol, and configure its access controls. Part 7 of a series on ZFS by Oracle ACE Alexandre Borges.
posted Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:49:57 +0000
Understanding the Effects of the Changed Default C++ Template Compilation Model
Learn how the change in the Oracle Solaris Studio default template compilation model affects your code.
posted Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:31:23 +0000
Tech Article: Building and Deploying Nagios on Oracle Solaris 11
How to use the Image Packaging System and Service Management Facility features of Oracle Solaris 11 to install Nagios on any Oracle Solaris 11 system by running a single command.
posted Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:58:20 +0000
Tech Article: Securing a Cloud-Based Data Center
When you build a private cloud, you need to protect sensitive data not only while it's in storage, but also during transmission between servers and clients, and when it's being used by an application. When a project is completed, the cloud must securely delete sensitive data and make sure the original data is kept secure. These are just some of the many security precautions a sysadmin needs to take to secure data in a cloud infrastructure. Orgad, Ron, and Richard and explain the rest and show you how to employ the security features in Oracle Solaris 11 to protect your cloud infrastructure. Part 2 of a three-part article on cloud deployments that use the Oracle Solaris Remote Lab as a case study.
posted Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:43:12 +0000
Playing with ZFS Snapshots
Alexandre creates a ZFS pool, loads it with files, takes a snapshot, verifies that the snapshot worked, removes files from the pool, and finally reverts back to the snapshot file. Then he shows you how to work with snapshot streams. Great way to do backups.
posted Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:02:03 +0000
Tech Article: Using DataLink Multipathing to Add High Availability to Your Network
How to combine virtual NICs from different physical NICS into a DLMP aggregation assigned to a zone, and configure the aggregation to provide failover for the zone, using Oracle Solaris 11.
posted Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:54:24 +0000

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