Solaris 10

Configuring VLAN on LDOM – Oracle Solaris

LDOM oracle VM for SPARC - Networking PVID VID

Oracle VM for SPARC also known as LDOM is a hypervisor used to virtualize the Oracle Solaris environment on T & M series Oracle/ Fujitsu Hardware.  This article will walk through to configure the VNIC with specific VLAN number for guest LDOMs. Before getting into the VLAN part, you must understand the virtual networking on LDOM. Oracle VM for SPARC …

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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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Sun Cluster – Configuring Resource Group in Zone Cluster

Multiple-tier consolidation - Sun cluster

This article will walk you through how to configure a resource group in zone cluster. Unlike traditional cluster, resource group and cluster resources are should be created inside the non-global zone. The required physical or logical resources need to be pinned from the global zone using “clzonecluster”  or “clzc” command.  In this article, we will configure HA filesystem and IP …

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Solaris 10 – Not booting in New Boot Environment ? Liveupgrade

Solaris 10 Live upgrade issues and fixes

I have been dealing with Solaris 10  Live upgrade issues from almost five years but still the new LU patches are not able to fix the common issues like updating the menu.lst file and setting the default boot environment. If the system is configured with ZFS root filesystem, then you have to follow the Live upgrade method for OS patching. Live …

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How to Measure the bandwidth between Linux / Solaris hosts ?

All the new servers are shipping with 10 Gbps built-in network adapters .  At the same time, servers are virtualized and one physical server may hosts many virtual servers. For an example, VMware ESXi hypervisor will be directly installed on physical server and multiple VM’s will be created on top of that. So all the VM’s will share the same 10Gbps network interface. That’s why throughput will not …

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