“A LIE CAN RUN ROUND THE WORLD BEFORE THE TRUTH HAS GOT ITS BOOTS ON.”–TERRY PRATCHETT, THE TRUTH Recently there have been a ton of rumors being spread that Solaris is dead, SPARC is dead and that these technologies are Continue reading SPARC AND SOLARIS, THE PAST AND THE FUTURE
If you have not heard, Oracle recently released some new management technology that lets you monitor resources about anywhere they are installed… on-premises, Amazon Cloud, Oracle Cloud… even systems in your basement lab! In this entry of the series I Continue reading OMC Infrastructure Monitoring– Linux Entities
Yup, you all read that headline correctly, I am HAPPY that Oracle Solaris 12 was recently killed. Let this sink in… Solaris 12’s “death” is a good thing… And this is why. Oracle finally wised up about Operating System names, Continue reading It’s about time Solaris 12 was killed!
I get asked this question all the time… “Can you please add 20 G to/u01 for me?” Many DBAs and Middleware admins are nervous about making changes to their Linux systems, especially if they do not understand how changes effect Continue reading How to grow a file system with Oracle Linux 6
It’s that time of year again, time to pack your bags, grab a few spare cell batteries and head to San Francisco for Oracle Open World. This year I again have a very busy schedule! Not only am I Continue reading Oracle Open World 2016 – When and where to find me!
I recently had the chance to talk to a few Hardware managers at a client site, and mentioned in passing that one of the neat tricks you can do with Enterprise Manager 13c, was monitor the physical hardware. A week Continue reading Monitoring ILOMs with Enterprise Manager
Admittedly, I do not do much VMWare these days, but on occasion I have clients that need to use it. Recently I was installing ESXi 6 on my personal lab to do some testing, when the installation got stuck, the Continue reading ESXi 6 install stuck on “Relocating modules and starting up the kernel…”