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Blog: Which Type of Virtualization Should I Use?
I routinely ask techies which type of virtualization they'd recommend for which type of job. I seldom get an answer as crystal clear as Brian Bream's.
posted Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:46:36 +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
Preserving Unpacked Software During a Package Uninstall (OTN Garage)
If you use the Image Packaging System (IPS) in Oracle Solaris 11 to uninstall all packaged content from a directory, it also removes the directory. Not good if you also kinda sorta loaded unpackaged content into that directory. Alta Elstad shows you how to avoid this problem.
posted Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:18:21 +0000
A Simple Way to Become Familiar with Oracle VM VirtualBox (OTN Garage)
Pradyumma Dash provides just the information you need to start using VirtualBox, and keeps out the information you don't. Understanding its architecture, how to install it on Linux, how to play with VM's, how to use virtual networking and virtual storage, and more.
posted Tue, 04 Mar 2014 17:56:46 +0000
Hands-On Lab: Oracle Solaris for IBM AIX Users
Walks an AIX sysadmin through the basic administration of Oracle Solaris 11 and how it compares to IBM AIX Enterprise in areas including installation, software packaging, file systems, user management, services, networking, and virtualization. Even makes helps you navigate your way through documentation, man pages, and online how-to articles.
posted Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:37:13 +0000
Lab: Deploying the Oracle Solaris Integrated Load Balancer in 60 Minutes
The Integrated Load Balancer in Oracle Solaris 11 intercepts incoming requests and redirects them to back-end servers based on your load-balancing rules. This lab was created to show system administrators and application architects how to deploy and manage a load balancing system.
posted Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:42:57 +0000
Blog: Using the Exadata Discovery Cookbook to Add Exadata to Enterprise Manager
If you run into problems adding an Exadata to Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c (OEM), use the Exadata Discovery Cookbook. Bobby Curtis shows how.
posted Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:05:56 +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
Exploring Networking, Services, and the New Image Packaging System in Oracle Solaris 11
Oracle ACE Alexandre Borges walk you through the parts of Oracle Solaris 11 that he finds most interesting compared to Oracle Solaris 10.
posted Mon, 23 Dec 2013 22:10:03 +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

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