last updated on 2009-09-23
This section provides resources for running the following non-Sun software on Sun storage products and Sun servers:
Here are resources for running Oracle software on Sun storage products and servers:
Sun BluePrints papers (registration required):
Also see Sun Open Storage - Technical Resources.
Here are some resources for running various types of Microsoft software on Sun storage products and servers:
New Microsoft Windows Integration on the Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System. This implementation guide is about using Sun Open Storage systems in a Microsoft Windows environment. Topics include creating and sharing file systems in both domain and workgroup mode, joining a domain, mounting CIFS shares, and managing object rights.
MySQL 5.1 Database Deployment Over CIFS Using Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System. The scenario in this BigAdmin article uses MySQL 5.1 database on a Sun server running Microsoft Windows 2003 Server, with a volume of a Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System mounted using CIFS as a repository for database files.
Also see the Other Interoperability Resources section of this web site for more CIFS resources.
Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V on Sun Fire x64 Servers. This Sun BluePrints guide (registration required) shows the steps for installing and configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V on a Sun Fire x64 server with a Sun Storage J4000 series array for external storage.
Installation of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 on Sun Fire X4500 Server. This article on BigAdmin describes how to set up Microsoft Windows Server 2003 on a Sun Fire X4500 Server and the steps that are necessary to obtain usable file systems.
Also see these BigAdmin articles about using Sun storage systems with Microsoft Exchange:
Here are BigAdmin articles about using various Zmanda software with Sun storage systems and servers:
The following BigAdmin articles describe using various Symantec software with Sun storage systems and servers:
Also see these Sun BluePrints papers (registration required):
Sun's Reference Architecture for Next-Generation Data Backup, which describes the Sun reference architecture for next-generation data backup using Symantec NetBackup software
Tuning Symantec Brightmail AntiSpam on Sun Servers with CoolThreads Technology, which provides background on Symantec Brightmail AntiSpam (SBAS) software and CoolThreads technology-powered servers, the configurations used for performance measurements, the challenges presented by benchmarking anti-spam software, and the steps used to tune the hardware/software combination to achieve performance levels
Here are more interoperability articles on BigAdmin:
And here are links to additional Sun BluePrints papers (registration required):
Deploying DB2 Database on the Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System (for IBM DB2 Database)
Sun Business Ready HPC for MD Nastran, which provides performance tuning guidelines for configuring MSC.Software's HPC application (MD Nastran) and Sun hardware platform for optimum performance (reduced elapsed times)
Sun's Reference Architecture for Video Surveillance with ipConfigure ESM, which describes a powerful and scalable solution for deploying digital video surveillance rapidly using Sun's x64 servers and ipConfigure's Enterprise Surveillance Manager
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