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On Demand hot extend Oracle Disks online without downtime – Hot Extend Disks

    The first blog focused on how to Scale up CPU and Memory by hot adding CPU and Memory on the fly to an Oracle workload which can be found here. This 2nd blog in the on-demand Scale up … Continue reading

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On Demand Scaling up / Scaling down Storage resources for Oracle production workloads – Hot Add / Hot Remove Disks

    The first blog focused on how to Scale up CPU and Memory by hot adding CPU and Memory on the fly to an Oracle workload which can be found here. This blog is the 2nd blog of the … Continue reading

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Support for Oracle workloads on Google Cloud VMware Engine

      Google Cloud VMware Engine was announced on 14 May 2020.   With the service now generally available, customers can extend their VMware-based workloads to the cloud without the need to rebuild existing workloads and applications. Customers can … Continue reading

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VMware and Oracle together – A brave World – Oracle Cloud Days, 2020

    The announcement on Sept 16th, 2019 by Larry Ellison, CEO Oracle Corporation at the Oracle Open World 2019 keynote heralded a new era in the VMware Oracle partnership, centerpiece of this relationship being a new service that will … Continue reading

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VMware and Rocky Mountain Oracle User Group (RMOUG) – Training Days, Feb 18th, 2020

      RMOUG is one of the largest Oracle User groups in North America.  The RMOUG’s Training Days is the premier (and largest) grass-roots Oracle user training event in the U.S., offering an incredible variety of technical and functional … Continue reading

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VMware and DOAG German Oracle User Group – January 23th – 24th, 2020

        The DOAG German Oracle User Group was founded in 1988. Since then, DOAG has been the network of the German-speaking Oracle community, encouraging the exchange of knowledge on Oracle’s products and helping users to meet their … Continue reading

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Oracle RAC storage migration from non-vSAN to vSAN 6.7 P01 – Through Thick to Thin

Storage migration of an Oracle RAC from non-vSAN Storage to vSAN 6.7 P01 – No remediation required for shared disks anymore    This blog is a follow up of the previous blog post “Oracle RAC on vSAN 6.7 P01 – … Continue reading

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Oracle RAC on vSAN 6.7 P01 – No more Eager Zero Thick requirement for shared vmdk’s

Oracle RAC on vSAN 6.7 P01 – No more Eager Zero Thick requirement for shared vmdk’s         Read my lips – “No More Eager Zero Thick (EZT) requirement for Oracle RAC multi-writer disks starting VMware vSAN 6.7 … Continue reading

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VMworld Europe 2019 Virtualizing Applications Track Highlights – Oracle

Oracle Workshop   Architecting and Implementing Oracle Workloads on VMware Technologies [BCA2171TE]   Thursday November 7th   Lead Instructor – Sudhir Balasubramanian @vRacDba   On a mission to arm yourself with the latest knowledge and skills needed to master Oracle … Continue reading

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A Lean, Mean, Fighting Machine – Oracle RAC on VMware Cloud on AWS (SDDC 1.8v2)

Introducing …. the new lean, mean, fighting machine!! Oracle RAC on VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC 1.8v2 , all muscles, no fat!!     No more need to reserve all the storage upfront for installing and running Oracle RAC on … Continue reading

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