Oracle dNFS Throughput testing

Oracle Direct NFS In my previous Oracle dNFS Blog post I detailed how to configure Oracle 12cR2 to use Oracle dNFS multi-path, in this Blog I will share some test results that I achieved in my Oracle 12cR2 Pure Storage FlashBlade lab. Theoretical Limits A Gigabit Ethernet network can transmit 1,000,000,000 bits per second, as we normally... Continue Reading →

Getting started with Ansible and Oracle

Introduction In my previous post An introduction to Ansible I shared some reasons why companies are adopting Ansible and described some of the advantages of using Ansible over other configuration management tools. Now we know what Ansible is, let's start using it. Setting up an Ansible Control Machine The simplest and quickest way to get up and running... Continue Reading →

Installing Linux Package Groups

Installing Package Groups I came across an Oracle Linux 7.2 server this week that was missing some required prerequisite packages for my Oracle Database install. This was easily fixed with yum and package groups, package groups allows you to install a group of dependent packages in one go rather than individually. A package group has a... Continue Reading →

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