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VMTurbo 5.0 – Control in the Software Defined Universe

Virualization is very powerful technology but  it comes with greater responsibility as well. If you do not configure or maintain your virtual environment properly, it will affect whole environment. Do you would like to know how ? In most of the cases , SAN storage systems will be shared for all the physical and virtual environments. If you do more …

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Exadata Storage Cell Commands Cheat Sheet

It is not an easy to remember the commands since most of the UNIX administrators are working on multiple Operating systems and different  OS flavors. Exadata and ZFS appliance are adding additional responsibility to Unix administrator and need to remember those appliance commands as well. This article will provide the reference to all Exadata storage cell commands with examples for …

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Exadata – Distributed Command-Line Utility (dcli) – Part 6

Distributed command line utility(dcli) provides an option to execute the monitoring and administration commands on multiple servers simultaneously.In exadata database  machine , you may need to create the griddisks on all the exadata storage cells frequently. Each time , you need to login to all the storage cells and create the griddisk manually.But dcli will make our life easier once you …

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Exadata – CELLCLI command Line Utility1 – Part 4

Exadata storage is managed by CELLCLI command line utility. Management process (MS) will communicate with cellcli to maintain the configuration on the system. CELLCLI utility can be launched by user  “celladmin” or “root”. In this article ,we will see how to list the storage objects and how to stop/start the cell services using the CELLCLI utility.At the end of the …

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Exploring the Exadata Storage Cell Processes – Part 3

Exadata storage cell is new to the industry and only oracle is offering such a customized storage for oracle database. Unlike the traditional  SAN storage ,Exadata data storage will help to reduce the processing at the DB node level. Since the exadata storage cell has its own processors and 64GB physical memory , it can easily offload the DB nodes. …

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Architecture of Exadata Database Machine – Part 2

Exadata Database machine provides a high performance,high availability and plenty of storage space platform for oracle database .The high availability clustering is is provided by Oracle RAC and ASM will be responsible for storage mirroring .Infiniband technology provides high bandwidth and low latency cluster interconnect and storage networking.  The powerful compute nodes joins in the RAC cluster to offers the great …

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Exadata DataBase Machine Overview – Part 1

This article is going to provide the overview about the Oracle’s Exadata database machine and the  benefits of this engineering system. Oracle Database machine is fully integrated with oracle databases and it uses Exadata storage servers.This machine provides high performance and high availability  for all type of database workloads.It also completely eliminates the all the bottlenecks and mainly IOPS. So …

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Do not virtualize your Environment using Hypervisor !

Virtualization is definitely  saving the IT cost and most of the companies are benefiting from it.But at the same time, you should not virtualize the all the environment using hypervisors without analyzing it. Hypervisor Virtualization may not be a good choice for heavy work load systems and some specific applications. These items needs to be  identified prior to the environment design process. …

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Cloud Computing Trends In 2014

Cloud Computing Trends In 2014 Cloud computing is getting a lot of attention and is being adopted more and more since it has the ability to change according to the needs of businesses. Small businesses can also benefit from providers that offer benefits like big data analytics and application services to incorporate cloud computing in their long-term. Have a look …

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