Video Interview: Three Reasons for Running Hadoop on Oracle Solaris
Orgad Kimchi provides three technical reasons why you should run Hadoop on Oracle Solaris. Taped at Oracle OpenWorld.
posted Tue, 03 Dec 2013 22:03:47 +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: Exalogic Virtual Tea Break Snippets – Modifying the Default LVM Guest Template
Andrew Hopkinson shares "a simple script that will allow you to increase the size of the default root Volume and Swap Volume and thus generate a new [LVM] template."
posted Tue, 08 Oct 2013 17:13:11 +0000
Blog: Overview of Linux Containers - Part I
Linux Containers isolate individual services, applications, or even a complete Linux operating system from other services running on the same host. They use a completely different approach than "classicial" virtualization technologies like KVM or Xen. Lenz Grimmer explains
posted Mon, 09 Sep 2013 18:05:56 +0000
Blog: Performing server maintenance in the Exalogic Virtual Datacenter - part II
Jos Nijhoff shares a demonstration of clustered and non-clustered Oracle environments hosted on an Exalogic X2-2 system
posted Mon, 29 Jul 2013 18:42:23 +0000
Tech Article: Exalogic Virtual Tea Break Snippets – Power Cycling Your Virtual Exalogic Rack
There is no single source that documents the Power Down / Power Up procedure for a fully Virtualised Exalogic Rack -- until now. A-Team solution architect Andrew Hopkinson's short article brings the distributed information into a single location and discusses the process including guest vServers.
posted Wed, 03 Jul 2013 12:29:31 +0000
Video: Kai Yu: Virtualization and Cloud
Oracle ACE Director Kai Yu talks about the questions he is most frequently asked when he does presentations on cloud computing and virtualization.
posted Tue, 21 May 2013 14:12:48 +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: Evaluating Oracle Linux from Inside Oracle VM VirtualBox
What's really cool about evaluating Oracle Linux from inside VirtualBox is that you can assign each virtual image a unique IP address, and have it communicate with the outside world as if it were its own physical machine on the network. Yuli describes how to do this, and also how to install guest additions to, for instance, share files between the guest and host systems.
posted Thu, 25 Apr 2013 16:56:03 +0000
Blog: Eight Cylinders of Virtualization
I've been on the lookout for a quick techie overview of Oracle's virtualization offerings. Detlef Drewanz, Matthis Pfützner, and Elke Freymann had strung together a series of blogs doing just that. Lenz Grimmer jumped in with some context on Linux, and the result was this 8-part series for OTN.
posted Mon, 15 Apr 2013 15:54:14 +0000