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Oracle and vSphere Persistent Memory (PMEM) – Oracle Instance Recovery – An Investigation

Introduction to VMware Persistent Memory (PMEM)   Persistent Memory (PMEM) resides between DRAM and disk storage in the data storage hierarchy. This  technology enables byte-addressable updates and does not lose data if power is lost. Instead of having nonvolatile storage … Continue reading

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Accelerating Oracle workloads with vSphere 6.7 Guest 1GB Huge Pages – An Investigation

Introduction to Linux Huge Pages        Much has been written and spoken about Linux Huge Page feature. The Red Hat Documentation explains about the performance benefits of using Huge Pages. Essentially , Memory is managed in blocks known … Continue reading

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Oracle RAC on Stretched Clusters for VMware Cloud on AWS – Anti-Affinity within AZ & HA across AZs

Introduction   As mentioned in the earlier post , VMware Cloud on AWS is an on-demand service that enables customers to run applications across vSphere-based cloud environments with access to a broad range of AWS services. Powered by VMware Cloud … Continue reading

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Oracle Database on all-flash vSAN 6.7 Reference Architecture

Customers deploying Oracle Database have requirements such as stringent SLAs, consistent performance, and high availability. It can be a major challenge for organizations to manage data storage in these environments due to these demanding business requirements. Common issues in using traditional … Continue reading

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Oracle and vSphere Persistent Memory (PMEM) – vPMEM v/s vPMEMDisk

In the previous blog post Accelerating Oracle Performance using vSphere Persistent Memory (PMEM)  , we demonstrated how performance of Oracle databases can be improved using VMware vSphere 6.7 Persistent Memory feature in different modes for the uses cases below Improved … Continue reading

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Accelerating Oracle Performance using vSphere Persistent Memory (PMEM)

Customers have successfully run their business-critical Oracle workloads with high performance demands on VMware vSphere for many years. Deploying IO-intensive Oracle workloads requires fast storage performance with low latency and resiliency from database failures. Latency, which is a measurement of … Continue reading

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Migrating Oracle Workloads to VMware Cloud on AWS

Customers deploying Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) have requirements such as stringent SLAs, continued high performance, and application availability. It is a major challenge for business organizations to manage data storage in these environments due to these rigorous business requirement. … Continue reading

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