Oracle Solaris

Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities – Big Threats

meltdown-spectre

Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities have made 80% of servers as Vulnerable in overnight, thanks to  Google Project Zero team and other security researchers who have brought such a worst vulnerabilities to the world (At least now). Meltdown vulnerability basically melts security boundaries which are normally enforced by the hardware (CPU).  Spectre name is based on the root cause, “speculative execution”. Spectre is harder to exploit …

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Veeam Extends Data Protection For AIX & Solaris

Veeam Availability Platform

Veeam is known for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V’s data protection solution. Veeam is a market leader in X86 virtualization world but now they would like to grab the opportunity in another enterprise world where the system runs on RISC chips. Majority of enterprise data protection solution for RISC systems are offered by Veritas Netbackup and Hitachi data protection solutions. There …

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Oracle Solaris Cluster – Configure Standby Oracle Database – Dataguard – Part 2

Oracle Datagarud Standby- Sun Cluster Setup

Here is the step by step procedure to bring the oracle Dataguard standby instance under sun cluster control.Once you have completed the primary node setup , you are good to proceed with standby configuration. In this oracle Dataguard  configuration ,we will be using the standby nodes as DR servers and it must be configured as physical mode. Logical standby mode …

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Oracle Solaris Cluster – Configure Oracle Database with Dataguard- Part 1

Oracle Datagarud - Sun Cluster Setup

This article will provide step by step procedure to manage the oracle Database under Sun-cluster aka Solaris cluster on Oracle Dataguard environment. Oracle Dataguard is widely used product for the disaster recovery solutions.It provides great visibility to database administrator to manage their environment in better manner. Sun-cluster is used only on oracle Solaris operating system and use of this product …

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Managing Zone Cluster – Oracle Solaris

solaris cluster

This article will talk about managing the Zone Cluster on oracle Solaris. The clzonecluster command supports all zone cluster administrative activity, from creation through modification and control to final destruction. The clzonecluster command supports single point of administration, which means that the command can be executed from any node and operates across the entire cluster. The clzonecluster command builds upon …

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Openssl Heartbleed bug on Solaris and Linux

Most of the system administrators and developers are re-directed to fix the openssl’s most threatening bug which is named as heartbleed .Two years ago , openssl has added new extension called heartbeat. Heartbeat actually keep the session alive for a bit ,so that communication will not be broken.Where as in typical SSL, connection will be terminated immediately if the connection …

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