Oracle 19c on Docker and Kubernetes Part 3 – Using Minikube and VirtualBox

Background If you have followed Part 1 and Part 2 you should have a already downloaded the Oracle 19.3 Docker image from the Oracle Container Registry and have tried it out in your environment. In this post I will be using Minikube and VirtualBox to run an Oracle 19c database within Kubernetes environment. Kubernetes -... Continue Reading →

Block storage IO performance testing with ORION (ORacle IO Numbers)

Background When a DBA gets the request to perform a storage IO test most will probably look to use the extremely poplar, and excellent SLOB (Silly Little Oracle Benchmark) by Kevin Closson, or maybe HammerDB or Dominic Giles'sSwingBench for Transactional / TPC-DS type tests. However, if you find yourself under time or other constraints ORION... Continue Reading →

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