Virtualization Articles


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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
Building a Cloud-Based Data Center with Oracle Solaris 11 - Part 1
Factors to consider when building a cloud, the cloud capabilities offered by Oracle Solaris 11, and the structure of Oracle Solaris Remote Lab, an Oracle implementation of an Oracle Solaris 11 cloud. This is the first in a series of articles that show how to build a cloud with Oracle Solaris 11.
posted Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:50:51 +0000
Lab: Deploying and Managing a Private Cloud with Oracle VM and Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c
We just updated this lab to get it ready for OTN's next Virtual SA Day on January 28. You can run the lab anytime from your laptop, or you can attend our virtual event and run it with the help of a proctor.
posted Wed, 08 Jan 2014 18:58:50 +0000
Tech Article: Performance Analysis in a Multitenant Cloud Environment
Performance analysis in a virtualized multitenant cloud environment is difficult because of the abstraction layers. How do you find the physical system resources that are overloaded? Orgad Kimchi explores four examples that show how you how with the built-in Oracle Solaris 11 tools.
posted Mon, 16 Dec 2013 21:49:39 +0000
Tech Article: Fundamental Concepts of VLAN Networking
This article walks you through a complex Oracle VM network infrastructure that uses bonded interfaces with VLAN tags specifically for Oracle VM 3.1 and 3.2. Topics include Xen domains, physical hardware choices including network bonding, logical Oracle VM networks and network channels, and VLAN segments and groups.
posted Wed, 30 Oct 2013 20:20:30 +0000
Tech Article: Guidelines for Deploying Oracle Virtual Networking
Brian K. Matheson's tech article, just published on OTN, provides guidelines for deploying Oracle virtual networking, including setting up the traffic, interconnects, clouds, and templates.
posted Thu, 25 Apr 2013 17:15:56 +0000
Tech Article: Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center as a Management Tool for Virtualization
Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center offers complete infrastructure management with a focus on Oracle hardware (servers, switches, storage appliances) and Oracle operating systems, plus non-Oracle Linux variants that are supported on Oracle servers. Although Oracle VM VirtualBox and Oracle VDI include management capabilities, Ops Center has the best overall toolset for central virtualization management.
posted Mon, 15 Apr 2013 15:52:56 +0000
Tech Article: The Role of Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in a Virtualization Strategy
Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is the practice of hosting a desktop operating system within a virtual machine (VM) running on a hosted, centralized or remote server. Matthias Pfützner explains.
posted Mon, 15 Apr 2013 15:29:14 +0000
Tech Article: Oracle VM VirtualBox - Personal Desktop Virtualization
Oracle VM VirtualBox consists of a base software package that is available for each supported host OS; guest additions that add support for shared folders, seamless window integration, and 3D; and extension packs.
posted Mon, 15 Apr 2013 15:24:22 +0000
Tech Article: The Role of Oracle VM Server for x86 in a Virtualization Strategy
Oracle VM Server for x86 is an Oracle technology that existed before Oracle acquired Sun. It is a virtualization product based on the Xen hypervisor and like its SPARC counterpart, Oracle VM Server for SPARC, it is a thin Type 1 hypervisor that performs hardware virtualization and uses paravirtualization.
posted Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:25:44 +0000

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