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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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VMworld 2018 Oracle Customer Bootcamps

Architecting Oracle Workloads on VMware Technologies  On a mission to arm yourself with the latest knowledge and skills needed to master virtualizing Oracle on VMware Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) along with moving workloads to the VMware Cloud on AWS … Continue reading

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Migrating an Oracle RAC Cluster using Storage vMotion to vSAN Storage – Private Investigation

Migrating an Oracle RAC Cluster using Storage vMotion to vSAN Storage – Private Investigation   ” Give me ten men like Clouseau, and I can destroy the world…” said Former Chief Inspector Dreyfus about Inspector Jacques Clouseau and his incompetence, … Continue reading

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Migrating non-production Oracle RAC using VMware Storage vMotion with minimal downtime

Migrating non-production Oracle RAC using VMware Storage vMotion with minimal downtime   Much has been discussed and documented about Storage vMotion of Oracle RAC Clusters on VMware SDDC which can be found in the numerous blog posts available at Oracle … Continue reading

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Introducing vSphere 6.7 for Enterprise Applications

vSphere 6.7 introduces new storage and networking features which have a major impact on the performance of  Enterprise Applications – these include support for Persistent Memory (PMEM) and enhanced support for Remote Directory Memory Access (RDMA).   Persistent Memory (PMEM) … Continue reading

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A Journey to the Clouds – Oracle on VMware Cloud on AWS

“We have nothing to fear but …”. famous words of Chief Vitalstatistix , chief of the famous Gaulish village in the famous Asterix & Obelix series.     Legend goes when the Gallic chieftains were asked by Alexander the Great … Continue reading

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