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Oracle Virtualization (OVM, KVM, OLVM)

Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager

Oracle VM 3 Premier Support extended to March 2021

Announcing Oracle VM 3 Extended Support

Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager (OLVM) replaces Oracle VM (OVM)









Oracle Cloud

MAA Best Practices for the Oracle Cloud









Oracle Documentation

Oracle Developer Community

Enabling Advanced Features of Oracle Net Services – Oracle 19c

Oracle Database 12c: INTERACTIVE QUICK REFERENCE

Real-World Performance (RWP) – Collaterals

Oracle Database Technologies – HA, Performance and all

Oracle Database Technologies – HA

Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture

MAA Best Practices – Oracle Database

Oracle Application Continuity

YouTube – HA and Scalability for Modern Database Architectures

High Availability and Scalability for Modern Database Architectures – live and on-demand webinars









Oracle Diagnostics & Troubleshooting

Catalog: Oracle Toolbox: Diagnostic and Analyzer Scripts – Data Collectors – Health Checks – Tools – Utilities – SRDC – All Products – Database – Exadata – EBS – JDE – Fusion – Middleware – Siebel – Sun – Peoplesoft (Doc ID 1987483.2)

Diagnostic Tools Catalog (Doc ID 559339.1)

ORA-600/ORA-7445/ORA-700 Error Look-up Tool (Doc ID 153788.1)

Collecting Diagnostics for Oracle Support (Doc ID 411.1)

SRDC – How to Collect Standard Information for Clusterware Startup Issues (Doc ID 2766730.1)

Autonomous Health Checks and Diagnostics

Autonomous Health Framework (AHF) – Including TFA and ORAchk/EXAchk (Doc ID 2550798.1)









Oracle Patches & Releases

Oracle Linux and Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) Releases

Certification Information for Oracle Database on Linux x86-64 (Doc ID 1304727.2)

Release Schedule of Current Database Releases (Doc ID 742060.1)

Release Update Introduction and FAQ (Doc ID 2285040.1)

Assistant: Download Reference for Oracle Database/GI Update, Revision, PSU, SPU(CPU), Bundle Patches, Patchsets and Base Releases (Doc ID 2118136.2)

Oracle Database 19c Proactive Patch Information (Doc ID 2521164.1)

Grid Infrastructure 19 Release Updates and Revisions Bugs Fixed Lists (Doc ID 2523221.1)

Database 19 Release Updates and Revisions Bugs Fixed Lists (Doc ID 2523220.1)

Oracle Database 21c Proactive Patch Information (Doc ID 2796590.1)

Database 21c Release Updates and Revisions Bugs Fixed Lists (Doc ID 2814015.1)

Grid Infrastructure 21c Release Updates and Revisions Bugs Fixed Lists (Doc ID 2814016.1)









Oracle RAC

Certified Virtualization and Partitioning Technologies for Oracle Database and RAC Product Releases

RAC Technologies Matrix for Linux Platforms

Oracle Clusterware Control (CRSCTL) Utility Reference 19c

Managing Oracle Cluster Registry and Voting Files – Oracle 19c

Introduction to Oracle Clusterware – Oracle Clusterware supports up to 100 nodes in a cluster on configurations running Oracle Database 10g release 2 (10.2) and later releases.









Oracle RAC Fencing

Archive for the ‘STONITH’ Category – Kevin Closson

Archive for the ‘STOMITH’ Category

Archive for the ‘Cluster Fencing’ Category

RAC Expert or Clusters Expert?

Now Is The Time To Open Source! – Kevin Closson Cluster Fencing

STONITH – wikipedia

RAC: Frequently Asked Questions (RAC FAQ) (Doc ID 220970.1)

Avoiding Split Brain

Rebootless node fencing in Oracle RAC

http://ahfathi.blogspot.com/2014/02/oracle-rac-functions-of-io-fencing.html

Understanding Linux SCSI Reservation

What are SCSI Reservations and SCSI Persistent Reservations?

How to verify that the disk is iscsi3 persistent compliant

Symmetrix SCSI reservations

Symmetrix How SCSI-3 Persistent Reserve works?









Oracle RAC Cluster Interconnect & HAIP

Multicast Requirements for Networks Used by Oracle Grid Infrastructure

Grid Infrastructure Redundant Interconnect and ora.cluster_interconnect.haip (Doc ID 1210883.1)

Grid Infrastructure Startup During Patching, Install or Upgrade May Fail Due to Multicasting Requirement (Doc ID 1212703.1)

How to Validate Network and Name Resolution Setup for the Clusterware and RAC (Doc ID 1054902.1)

The Basics of IPv4 Subnet and Oracle Clusterware (Doc ID 1386709.1)

Oracle Clusterware and RAC Support for RDS Over Infiniband (Doc ID 751343.1)

Grid infrastructure (GI):HAIP on RDS is not supported (Doc ID 2328941.1)

Known Issues: Grid Infrastructure Redundant Interconnect and ora.cluster_interconnect.haip (Doc ID 1640865.1)

Oracle RAC Interconnect Protocols – Support and Roadmap (Doc ID 2434852.1)

Oracle Real Application Clusters on Extended Distance Clusters (Oracle RAC 10g R2)

Oracle RAC and Oracle RAC One Node on Extended Distance (Stretched) Clusters









Oracle RAC on Third-Party Clouds

Oracle RAC on Third-Party Clouds

Self-managed Oracle RAC on Amazon EC2

Oracle RAC on Amazon EC2

FlashGrid Enables Oracle RAC in AWS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oracle_Database#Releases_and_versions

Network multicast support on Azure

How to enable broadcast and multicast support on Amazon (AWS) EC2









Oracle Load Testing / Benchmarking

Oracle Database Load Testing Tools – Overview

Benchmarking Oracle I/O Performance with Orion by Alex Gorbachev

Database Performance Tuning Guide – 21c

Top Tools for Troubleshooting & Performance Benchmarking








AWR and IOPS

Performance Tuning Using Advisors and Manageability Features: AWR, ASH, ADDM and SQL Tuning Advisor (Doc ID 276103.1)

Alejandro Vargas – Useful Scripts

Oracle AWR Reports: Understanding I/O Statistics

How to identify IOPS in AWR reports

How to get IOPS from AWR and Real-time

AWR Flush Levels

Enabling Automatic AWR Snapshots on PDB

A Tour of the AWR Tables









ASM , ASMLIB and ASMFD

ASM Inherently Performs Asynchronous I/O Regardless of filesystemio_options Parameter (Doc ID 751463.1)

How To Check if Asynchronous I/O is Working On Linux (Doc ID 237299.1)

Asynchonous I/O not reported in /proc/slabinfo KIOCB slabdata (Doc ID 413389.1)

Information Center: ASMLib (Doc ID 1624409.2)

How to Configure LUNs for ASM Disks using WWID, DM-Multipathing, and ASMLIB on RHEL 5/OL 5 and RHEL 6/OL 6 and RHEL7 (Doc ID 1365511.1)

ASMLib for RHEL6

Doing synchronous IO on ASM

ASMLIB Performance vs Udev

Why use Oracle ASM for Oracle databases

Performance and Scalability Considerations for ASM Disk Groups – 12.2

Altering Disk Groups – ASM Rebalance Oracle 19c

Choosing the Right ASM Allocation Unit for a Virtualized Oracle Database

Oracle ASM and Thin Provisioning – How To Reclaim Space

Dell Deployment Best Practices for Oracle Databases with Dell EMC PowerMax – Appendix II. Oracle ASM online storage reclamation

Grid Infrastructure Installation and Upgrade Guide for Linux – Do not specify multiple partitions on a single physical disk as a disk group device

Oracle ASM Mirroring and Disk Group Redundancy

Oracle’s ASM Filter Driver Revisited]









Oracle 4k Support

Advanced Format: 4k Sector Size

Deep Dive: Oracle with 4k Sectors

Oracle Fixes The 4k SPFILE Problem…But It’s Still Broken

Redo log block size on all flash

Using 4k Redo Logs on Flash, 4k-Disk and SSD-based Storage (Doc ID 1681266.1)

Supporting 4K Sector Disks (Doc ID 1133713.1)

Supporting ASM on 4K/4096 Sector Size (SECTOR_SIZE) Disks (Doc ID 1630790.1)

Alert: After SAN Firmware Upgrade, ASM Diskgroups ( Using ASMLIB) Cannot Be Mounted Due To ORA-15085: ASM disk “” has inconsistent sector size. (Doc ID 1500460.1)

Oracle Linux 6 – ASM Instances Fail with 4K Sector Size LUN (Doc ID 2211975.1)

FAQ: Flash Storage with ASM (Doc ID 1626228.1)

4096 Physical Block Size Support in Oracle Linux (Doc ID 1582530.1)

New Block Size Feature for OracleASM and oracleasm-support (Doc ID 1530578.1)

19c ASM Disk Group SECTOR_SIZE

19c ASM Disk Group LOGICAL_SECTOR_SIZE

19c Specifying the Logical and Physical Sector Size

Redo log block size on ODA X6 all flash

Oracle on Flash: The Case of the 4K Redo Log Block Size – Pure Storage









Oracle IO

Oracle I/O latency monitoring

Simple Way to Calculate OS CPU Utilization From Oracle Database V$ Views

Physical IO on Linux/

How To Change The Priority Of Oracle Database Background Processes

Throttling IO with Linux/

https://www.cyberciti.biz/files/linux-kernel/Documentation/filesystems/tmpfs.txt

Dynamic tracing of Oracle logical I/O









Oracle IO Alignment

Oracle Linux: How To Align Partitions on Large Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) for Optimal Performance (Doc ID 1523947.1)









Oracle Redo Log

A look into oracle redo, part 7: adaptive log file sync – Frits

Adaptive Log File Sync: Oracle, Please Don’t Do That Again

LGWR I/O is Simple, But Not LGWR Processing – Kevin Closson

Tuning Redo Log Buffer

Tuning ‘log file sync’ wait events – Riyaj

Changing The Number Of Oracle Database 12c Log Writers

Log File Sync Issue (Part 3)

Warning: log write elapsed time 

COMMIT_WAIT and COMMIT_LOGGING 

Troubleshooting: ‘Log file sync’ Waits (Doc ID 1376916.1)

Adaptive Switching Between Log Write Methods can Cause ‘log file sync’ Waits (Doc ID 1462942.1)

IF: High CPU Consumption by Oracle Background Processes (Doc ID 2070348.1)

Bug 25178179 – Several sessions wait on ‘log file sync’ in a RAC environment (Doc ID 25178179.8)

Bug 27143321 – LGWR May Not Switch Back to post/wait Mode (Doc ID 27143321.8)

“Warning: log write time” Messages Seen in LGWR Trace Files (Doc ID 601316.1)

Script to Collect Log File Sync Diagnostic Information (lfsdiag.sql) (Doc ID 1064487.1)

Long Wait on Log File Sync Wait Event with Message ‘Log file sync switching to polling’ and ‘Warning: log write elapsed time’ (Doc ID 2372105.1)

Where does the log writer spend its time on?

Oracle Log File Sync Wait Event

Ouch! Log File Switch Checkpoint Incomplete

Obtaining Information about Oracle Redo Log Files

Tuning Redo Log Buffer

Oracle Log File Switch Completion

RAC Wait Event: gcs log flush sync

Oracle 11g AMM: MEMORY_TARGET, MEMORY_MAX_TARGET and /dev/shm/

Shared Memory Virtual Filesystem

How much memory is truly used by my Oracle instance?/









Oracle Latches

Reducing Contention on Hot Cursor Objects (Cursor: Pin S)









Oracle Cache Buffer Tuning

Cache Buffer Chains Demystified -Arup Nanda

The Arup Nanda Blog

Tuning Latch Contention: Cache-buffers-chain latches

[Oracle] Database cache internals and why one data block can use multiple cache buffers

How are the Cache Buffers Chains and Cache Buffers LRU Chains used in the Buffer Cache management?









Oracle Huge Pages

Configuring HugePages for Oracle on Linux (x86-64)

Configuring Linux Hugepages for Oracle Database Is Just Too Difficult! Isn’t It? Part – I

Configuring Linux Hugepages for Oracle Database Is Just Too Difficult! Isn’t It? Part – II

Configuring Linux Hugepages for Oracle Database Is Just Too Difficult! Isn’t It? Part – III. Do You Really Want To Configure The Absolute Minimum Hugepages?

Why do I get a ‘Using mlock ulimits for SHM_HUGETLB deprecated’ warning and a kernel trace when I start an application that uses huge pages such as Oracle DB or Sybase?

RHEL 7 : Why do I get a “Using Mlock Ulimits For SHM_HUGETLB [is] Deprecated” warning in /var/log/messages (Doc ID 2702597.1)

ALERT: Disable Transparent HugePages on SLES11, RHEL6, RHEL7, RHEL8, OL6, OL7, OL8 and UEK2 and above (Doc ID 1557478.1)

HugePages on Oracle Linux 64-bit (Doc ID 361468.1)

HugePages on Linux: What It Is… and What It Is Not… (Doc ID 361323.1)

Checking usage of HugePages by Oracle databases in Linux environments









Oracle and NUMA

processor_group_name and SGA distribution across NUMA nodes

Numa/interleave memory/oracle

The Oracle database, in-memory parallel execution and NUMA









Oracle and Multi-threaded

Oracle Database 12c: Multithreaded Execution (or how make processes decrease)

Oracle 12c Database: Moving to Multithreaded Configuration

Oracle Multithreaded : does it worth a try ?

Multithreaded Model using THREADED_EXECUTION in Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1)









Oracle x$ / v$ tables

x$tables – adp-gmbh.com

DB Statistics to SGA Variable Mapping









Oracle Compression

Oracle Database compression or Storage (All Flash) compression: A performance comparison

Interested in Oracle Database Compression Best Practices and Insights?

When to Use the Various Types of Oracle Data Compression

Oracle Advanced Compression Compared to Storage-Based Compression – The Important Differences









Oracle Backup & Snapshots

Supported Backup, Restore and Recovery Operations using Third Party Snapshot Technologies (Doc ID 604683.1)

BACKUP_TAPE_IO_SLAVES

DBWR_IO_SLAVES

DISK_ASYNCH_IO

FILESYSTEMIO_OPTIONS

Optimizing Deduplication

http://thebackupblog.typepad.com/thebackupblog/2008/07/optimizing-deduplication.html

Maximizing Deduplication Results with Oracle Databases and RMAN









Oracle dNFS

Step by Step – Configure Direct NFS Client (DNFS) on Linux (Doc ID 762374.1)

Mount Options for Oracle files for RAC databases and Clusterware when used with NFS on NAS devices (Doc ID 359515.1)

Collecting The Required Information For Support To Troubleshot DNFS (Direct NFS) Issues (11.1, 11.2 & 12c). (Doc ID 1464567.1)

Configuring File System Storage for Oracle Database

Direct NFS: FAQ (Doc ID 954425.1)









Oracle & iSCSI

NetApp Element Software Linux Configuration Guide For SolidFire and NetApp HCI

Oracle Best Practices on NetApp SolidFire









Oracle Persistent Memory

Oracle 21c – Using Persistent Memory Database

File Systems and Devices on Persistent Memory (PMEM) in Database Servers May Cause Database Corruption (Doc ID 2608116.1)

Oracle Memory Speed (OMS) Filesystem Setup using Ship home (Doc ID 2795728.1)

Deploying the Oracle Memory Speed File System

Persistent Memory Primer

Persistent Memory and Oracle Linux

PERSISTENT MEMORY FILE STORE FOR DIRECTLY MAPPED PERSISTENT MEMORY DATABASE – PMEM Oracle Patent

Testing Oracle’s Use of Optane Persistent Memory, Part 1 – Low Latency Commits – Tanel Poder









Oracle DBFS

Oracle Internals – DBFS

Oracle File System (OFS) and Database File System (DBFS) Enhancements in Oracle Database 12c Release 2 (12.2)









Oracle Database Smart Flash Cache

How To Size the Database Smart Flash Cache (Doc ID 1317950.1)

How to check Smart Flash Cache (Doc ID 2218620.1)

How to measure the utilization of Smart Flash Cache ? (Doc ID 1431603.1)

Oracle Database Performance Results with Smart Flash Cache on Sun SPARC Enterprise Midrange Server

Oracle Database Smart Flash Cache with Oracle Linux

How to Improve Database Performance Using Database Smart Flash Cache

Accelerating Dell Oracle 11g R2 Database Solutions Using PCIe Solid State Storage

DB Smart Flash Cache in Oracle 11g

Using the Oracle 11GR2 database flash cache

Optimizing Oracle databases with SSD – April 2014

Database Smart Flash Cache in Oracle Database 12c Release 1

Oracle flash_cache tips









Oracle Times Ten

Oracle TimesTen documentation

Reference Architecture Guide—Accelerate Oracle Database using Oracle TimesTen as an Application-Tier Cache








Linux Performance – General

30 Linux System Monitoring Tools Every SysAdmin Should Know

The 10 Best Linux Performance Monitoring Tools

20 Command Line Tools to Monitor Linux Performance

sar(1) — Linux manual page

How to use SAR to Monitor System Performance in Red Hat Enterprise Linux

How to change the collection interval of the SAR data in RHEL8 and RHEL 9 beta

iostat(1) — Linux manual page

mpstat(1) — Linux manual page

top(1) — Linux manual page

perf-top(1) — Linux manual page

perf Examples – Brendan Gregg

RHEL 8 Chapter 19. Profiling CPU usage in real time with perf top

perf top: an awesome way to spy on CPU usage









Linux CPU Performance

Linux Load Averages: Solving the Mystery

Understand Linux Load Averages and Monitor Performance of Linux

Examining Load Average

USE Method: Linux Performance Checklist

The USE Method

Understanding CPU Steal Time – when should you be worried?

Steal Time Accounting

https://www.cyberciti.biz/files/linux-kernel/Documentation/

Server Performance Tuning: Interrupt & Process affinity (The CPU love affair) – irq

How do I disable the irqbalance service in Red Hat Enterprise Linux?

Queue sysfs files

Determine which applications cause major page faults









Linux Process Priority

https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt

How to Set Linux Process Priority Using nice and renice Commands

Linux commands: How to manipulate process priority

Process ‘niceness’ vs. ‘priority’

The Linux Process Scheduler

A brief guide to priority and nice values in the linux ecosystem

How to Use Linux Chrt Command?

https://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man1/chrt.1.html

How To Change The Priority Of Oracle Database Background Processes

What is the difference between renice and chrt commands in Linux?









Linux System – Misc

How to set ulimit values to take effect for systemd service (Doc ID 2681853.1)

How to set limits for services in RHEL 7 and systemd

How to check the values of parameters in system.conf

RHEL 8 – Chapter 13. Introduction to systemd

Overview of systemd for RHEL 7

How to set ulimit values

How to set or change the default soft or hard limit for the number of user’s processes?









Linux IO Performance

Writing udev rules

Little’s Law- An insight on the relation between latency and throughput

Deadline scheduler

Using the Deadline IO Scheduler

Understanding the Deadline IO Scheduler

Noop scheduler

How to use the Noop IO Scheduler

Choosing an I/O Scheduler for 4 and the 2.6 Kernel

Improving Linux System Performance with I/O Scheduler Tuning

Increasing the maximum I/O size in Linux

SC Storage Customer Notification: Linux Large IO Sizes Can Affect iSCSI Volume Availability

What is the suggested I/O scheduler to improve disk performance when using Red Hat Enterprise Linux with virtualization?

RHEL Configuring Tuning Profiles for Storage Performance

What is the kernel parameters related to maximum size of physical I/O requests?

I/O Limits: block sizes, alignment and I/O hints

[Engineering Notes] I/O Limits: block sizes, alignment and I/O hints

Default Maximum IO Size Change in Linux Kernel

Performance Tuning Guide Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

RHEL 7 and Oracle 12c (Single Instance and RAC)

Pure Storage – Linux Recommended Settings









Linux IO Benchmarking

dd — Linux manual page

https://www.binarylane.com.au/support/solutions/articles/1000055889-how-to-benchmark-disk-i-o

https://wiki.mikejung.biz/Benchmarking

Complete and detailed guide (with examples) to DD

ioping – Linux Man Pages









Linux FIO

Inspecting disk IO performance with fio

Getting Started With Fio

fio – Flexible I/O tester rev. 3.27

fio(1) – Linux man page

How to measure disk performance with fio and IOPing

Performance benchmarking with Fio on Nutanix

Fio Output Explained









Linux Networking

Link-local address/Linux









Linux Diagnostics

How To Collect Sosreport on Oracle Linux (Doc ID 1500235.1)









NTP

NTP Server – Stratum Levels Explained

Stratum Levels & NTP Explained | Welcome to the ‘Stratumopshere’









Linux FUSE Filesystems

To FUSE or Not to FUSE: Performance of User-Space File Systems

FUSE — The Linux Kernel documentation

mount.fuse3(8) — Linux manual page









Persistent Memory

NVME nvme-get-feature

NVDIMM and the Linux Kernel

Persistent Memory Programming

Direct Access for files (DAX)

LIBNVDIMM: Non-Volatile Devices

Persistent Memory Wiki

ndctl-create-namespace

https://www.mankier.com/1/ndctl-create-namespace

https://code.vmware.com/persistent-memory-initiative

mmap and DMA

An NVDIMM Primer (Part 1 of 2)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NVDIMM

DAX on BTT

Using Persistent Memory Devices with the Linux Device Mapper

Chapter 28. Persistent Memory: NVDIMMs

Persistent Memory  – Important

Linux Memory mapping

Dell EMC NVDIMM-N Persistent Memory User Guide

Persistent Memory Summit 2018 – VMware vSphere Virtualization of PMEM

vSphere 6.7 : What is PMem and How vSphere DRS works with PMem configured VMs?

Configuring and Using Persistent Memory in RHEL 7.3

NVDIMM Enabling in SUSE Linux Enterprise 12, Service Pack 2

Chapter 28. Persistent Memory: NVDIMMs

Managing Namespaces

Prepare an NVDIMM as a DAX device in a Linux system









Intel

CPU Microarchitectures

Xeon Platinum 8260L – Intel

CSCI 4717: Direct Mapping Cache Assignment

How do cache lines work?

Approximate cost to access various caches and main memory?

Write Through and Write Back in Cache

Difference Between L1, L2, and L3 Cache: How Does CPU Cache Work?

Difference between L1 Cache L2 Cache L3 Cache memory types

Explainer: L1 vs. L2 vs. L3 Cache









Intel Persistent Memory

3D XPoint Memory

Unleashing the Power of Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory with Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database

Exadata Persistent Memory Accelerator: Partnering with Intel on Optane DC Persistent Memory

Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory

Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory Module (PMM) – StorageReview

Intel PMDK Introduction

How Memory Is Accessed

Quick Start Guide Part 1: Persistent Memory Provisioning Introduction

Quick Start Guide: Provision Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory

Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory Operating Modes Explained

Compatible Operating System OS for Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory

Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory: A Major Advance in Memory and Storage Architecture

Persistent Memory Learn More Series Part 1

Speeding Up I/O Workloads with Intel Optane Persistent Memory Modules – Eduardo Berrocal

Intel – Operating System Support for Persistent Memory

Persistent Memory FAQ

How to Emulate Persistent Memory Using Dynamic Random-access Memory (DRAM)

Intel VTune Profiler









SCSI / RAID

RAID 10 Vs RAID 01 (RAID 1+0 Vs RAID 0+1)

What are RAID 1, RAID 1+0 and RAID 0+1

What are SCSI Reservations and SCSI Persistent Reservations?

Storage class memory (SCM)

Partition Alignment detailed explanation

Calculating filesystem stride_size and stripe_width for best performance under RAID

How to configure ext file system stride and stripe-width for optimal performance on RAID

Disk and File System Optimisation

Magic soup: ext4 with SSD, stripes and strides

What is Write Amplification (WA) and how does it effect SSDs?









Virtual Storage Appliances

https://www.flackbox.com/list-vsa-virtual-storage-appliances-storage-simulators-san-nas-demos









Unix

http://bhami.com/rosetta.html

http://www.softpanorama.org/Commercial_unixes

http://www.unixguide.net









Solaris

http://www.sean.de/Solaris/soltune.html

Shall I use Zones or LDOMs?

Oracle Solaris Containers









AIX

Assigning the appropriate processor entitled capacity

AIX for System Administrators – Physical – Virtual – Logical CPUs

Understanding CPU on AIX Power SMT Systems

Processor utilization difference between IBM AIX and Linux on Power – apple to apple comparison

Understanding CPU utilization on AIX

How to Use rPerfs for Workload Migration and Server Consolidation

Sockets, Cores, Virtual CPU, Logical CPU, Hyper-Threading: What is a CPU nowadays? – Oracle AWR AIX









Veritas

http://cuddletech.com/veritas/index.html

http://www.vxideas.org

UnixArena









EMC

http://powerlink.emc.com

https://community.emc.com/community/connect/everything_oracle

http://clariionblogs.blogspot.com

http://virtualgeek.typepad.com/virtual_geek/celerra-vsa-howto/

Dell EMC Workload Profile Assessment for Oracle AWR Report / StatsPack Gathering Procedures Instructions

EMC Symmetrix : Symm bin file









Netapp

http://www.netapp.com/us

https://communities.netapp.com/community/netapp-blogs/storage_nuts_n_bolts

NetApp From the Ground Up – A Beginner’s Guide – Index

Netapp Blog

http://storagegaga.com/









Hitachi

http://blogs.hds.com/hu









Pure Storage

Pure Storage Cody Hosterman

Oracle on Pure Storage/

Oracle Database Recommended Settings for FlashArray

Pure Storage and Oracle

Reclaiming Unused Space in an Oracle Database

What’s New with Pure Storage and VMware

Adaptive Queueing, Storage I/O Control and QoS (Part 1)

Datastore Management

What’s new in ESXi 6.5 Storage Part I: UNMAP

In-Guest UNMAP Fix in ESXi 6.5 Part II: Linux

What’s New in Core Storage in vSphere 6.7 Part II: Sector Size and VMFS-6

What’s New in Core Storage in vSphere 6.7 Part V: Rate Control for Automatic VMFS UNMAP

Pure Storage WebCast – vSphere NVMe over Fabrics Deep Dive with Pure Storage

Understanding VMware ESXi Queuing and the FlashArray

Troubleshooting for VMware Solutions

VMUG Pure Storage: Understanding vSphere Block Storage Performance via Queues

How To: Setup NVMe-FC with VMware

Modeling Workload IO Size Mixes with Oracle’s vdbench tool

Oracle 18c Runs Faster with DirectFlash Fabric – NVMe-oF RoCE

NVMe-oF Multipath Configuration for Pure Storage Datastores

http://vaughnstewart.com/

Adaptive vVol Performance Management









SNIA

http://www.snia.org

SNIA Compute, Memory, and Storage Initiative SIGs

SNIA Compute, Memory, and Storage Initiative – Knowledge Center

Tech Field Day

Concurrent NVMe and SCSI over Fibre Channel

Comparative Performance Analysis of NVMeFC and SCSI FCP

Understanding NVMe Namespaces

Deep Dive into NVMe over Fibre Channel









General Storage Concepts

Datadisk  – EMC and Netapp

Fibre Channel addressing – StorageFreak

NVMe Queues Explained

What is NVMe and why is it important? A Technical Guide

Storage Fabric Options with NVMe









VAST

Vast – UNIVERSAL STORAGE EXPLAINED









LightBits

LightOS for VMware Performance, Simplicity, Scalability

Harness the Power of NVMe®/TCP to Get Highly Available Storage for Virtualized Applications

The Rise of Disaggregated Storage









Mellanox/NVIDIA/Infiniband/RoCE

Single Root IO Virtualization (SR-IOV)

How-to: Configure RoCE PVRDMA Namespace in VMware vSphere 7.0

Setting up a 100GbE PVRDMA Network on vCenter 7

The Fast Lane for Data Transfer – Paravirtual RDMA(PVRDMA) Support for Native Endpoints

RoCE and InfiniBand: Which should I choose?









Quest Community

https://questoraclecommunity.org/dashboard

https://forum.questoraclecommunity.org/groups

Oracle MAA SIG









Oracle Software Downloads

https://www.oracle.com/database/technologies/oracle-database-software-downloads.html#19c

https://edelivery.oracle.com/osdc/faces/SoftwareDelivery

https://yum.oracle.com/









Exadata and OVM

Oracle VM – 4x More Marketing, 4x Fewer Substantiated Facts

Exadata v/s vBlock

http://houseofbrick.com/exadata-vs-vblock-a-case-study

Best Practices for operating Exadata Cloud Service and Exadata Cloud@Customer









Oracle OCI and OCVS

https://blogs.oracle.com/cloud-infrastructure/post/first-principles-l2-network-virtualization-for-lift-and-shift









Oracle Bloggers

http://oracleracsig.org

https://sqlmaria.com/

http://asmsupportguy.blogspot.com

https://kevinclosson.net

https://bartsjerps.wordpress.com

http://canali.web.cern.ch/canali

http://www.oracle-base.com

http://blog.tanelpoder.com

http://ixora.com.au

http://oaktable.net

http://juliandyke.com

http://pythian.com