Oracle 19c Database, NFSv4.1, Oracle Direct NFS (dNFS) and the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance simulator

Introduction In a previous post I have shared how to install and configure the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance simulator on VirtualBox, and also on VMware Fusion. In this post I am going to show how we can use an Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance simulator to provide an environment to learn about NFSv4.1 and Oracle Direct... Continue Reading →

More database cloning magic with Oracle multi-tenancy (PDBs) and dNFS

Background One of the most exciting announcements at last years Oracle Open World #OOW19 was around multi-tenancy and Oracle change of licensing allowing non multi-tenant users to have up to 3 user-created PDB's in a container database at any time. With the above, and the announcement of de-support of non-CDB architecture from 20c there... Continue Reading →

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