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Article: How to Configure a Failover Oracle Solaris Kernel Zone
This article describes how to configure an Oracle Solaris Kernel Zone in failover mode in a two-node cluster using the Oracle Solaris Cluster high availability (HA) agent for Oracle Solaris Zones.
posted Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:09:24 +0000
Article: How to Determine Oracle Solaris Support for Advanced Format Disks
This article summarizes the advanced format disks that are supported by various Oracle Solaris releases and how to identify the different types of disks.
posted Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:45:09 +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
Blog: Helping Your Compiler Handle the Size of Your Constants
If you type the constants in your code incorrectly, your compiler will return an error. Darryl Gove explains why, and how to avoid the problem.
posted Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:29:41 +0000
Avoiding Performance Loss From RAW Hazards
Darryl explains exactly how a processor can stall from a bad RAW operation, and the common situations that cause this problem. Then he shows you how to identify, fix, and avoid writing that kind of code. Examples included.
posted Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:45:58 +0000
Tech Article: How to Configure x86 Memory Performance for Large Databases Using Linux Huge Pages
Performance issues in large databases are not easy to detect using normal analysis methods such as AWR reports and OS tools such as sar, top, and iostat. And yet, if you configure your memory appropriately in x86 environments, your database can run significantly faster. This article describes how you can use Linux Huge Pages to do just that.
posted Tue, 07 Jan 2014 19:05:39 +0000
Tech Article: Should You Consolidate Your Servers Onto Oracle SuperCluster?
Should you consolidate your existing servers onto SuperCluster? Thierry Manfé and friends help you decide, then show you the best way to do it: using the P2V migration process and Oracle Solaris Zones. A great resource if you're a sysadmin, architect, or IT manager who needs to decide whether P2V migration is the right approach for server consolidation.
posted Thu, 12 Sep 2013 20:15:19 +0000
Tech Article: How to Launch Linux Utilities from Inside Oracle Database
By wrapping a Linux utility in a script and using an external database table's preprocessor directive, you can launch the utility from within Oracle Database and have the utility's output be inserted into the external table. This allows you to do things such as query operating system data and then join it with data in Oracle Database.
posted Mon, 09 Sep 2013 18:01:16 +0000
Video Interview: On Wim's Mind in August 2013
We ran a little long, but once Wim started talking about the history of SNMP and how he's been using it of late to do cool things with KSplice and Oracle VM, we geeked out. Couldn't stop. Wim is not your average Senior VP of Engineering. Definitely a hands-on guy who enjoys figuring out new ways to use technology.
posted Mon, 09 Sep 2013 17:58:07 +0000

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