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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
Deploying Applications Quickly and Securely in an Enterprise Private Cloud with OpenStack (Part 2)
This hands-on lab will take you through the basics of using OpenStack on Oracle Solaris 11 and installing applications into newly created virtual machine instances.
posted Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:42:47 +0000
Deploying an Enterprise Private Cloud with OpenStack in 20 Minutes (Part 1)
This hands-on lab demonstrates how to set up a single-node instance of OpenStack on Oracle Solaris 11.2
posted Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:41:58 +0000
Best Practices for Oracle Solaris Kernel Zones
Oracle Solaris Kernel Zones provide all the flexibility, scalability, and efficiency of Oracle Solaris Zones while adding the capability to have zones that have independent kernels. This article discusses best practices for deploying kernel zones.
posted Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:15:06 +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
White Paper: Hard Partitioning With Oracle Solaris Zones
This document describes hard partitioning with Oracle Solaris Zones (also known as Oracle Solaris Containers), and how to use it to conform to the Oracle licensing policies for partitioned environments.
posted Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:34:58 +0000
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

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