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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
Managing the Lifecycle of Oracle Linux Systems Using Spacewalk | Oracle Community
This article describes how administrators can use Spacewalk to manage the lifecycle of Oracle Linux systems. It explains core concepts and common best practices for a Spacewalk deployment. The article also highlights how Spacewalk can perform initial Oracle Linux provisioning with Kickstart and then automate subsequent software maintenance operations through system lifecycles such as Development, Test, Acceptance, and Production (DTAP).
posted Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:49:54 +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
How to Apply Read-Only Protection with Oracle S... | Oracle Community
Learn how to configure an Oracle Solaris 11.3 system to lock down the host and virtual environments with read-only protection using Oracle Solaris Immutable Zones.
posted Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:23:03 +0000
Comprehensive Data Protection on Oracle SuperCl... | Oracle Community
This article describes how Oracle SuperCluster provides a superior platform for deployment of enterprise-scale applications and database workloads and multitenant private cloud services by protecting information while at rest, in use, and in transit.
posted Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:10:04 +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
The "New to Solaris Development Forum" Has Moved
The Systems Developer Forums brought over from Sun Microsystems, now referred to as the Systems Developer Community Space, have been rearranged. We're also making a few changes to the community spaces, such as posting some of our technical content directly in them. Details in the blog.
posted Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:51:54 +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
Blog: How to Install and Use Oracle Solaris 11.2 for x86 from an ISO in VirtualBox (OTN Garage)
Recently Erik Benner had a DBA at an IOUG event complain that he was unable to install from the Solaris 11.2 ISO for x86. These are the steps Erik follows to not only install Solaris, but use it to explore some of the latest capabilities in Oracle Database 12c
posted Thu, 19 Feb 2015 18:24:31 +0000
Blog: Examine the History of Oracle Solaris 11 Packages
The pkg operations install, update, list, search, etc are well known in Oracle Solaris 11. Another excellent feature is the history function. Using history you can take a look back and see what happened on your image. Marcel explains.
posted Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:19:22 +0000

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