By BigAdmin team on Jan 11, 2010
Interested in using Solaris Cluster (formerly known as Sun Cluster)? You can find updated information and resources here for Sun's high-availability and clustering products.
A new Solaris Tip of the Week from Jay Danielsen talks about experimenting with high-availability iSCSI configurations and using the COMSTAR stack to explore iSCSI failover.
The Sun Cluster Oasis Blog from Sun Availability Engineering has the latest information on Solaris Cluster and its uses for business continuity, disaster recovery, and application high availability. Read about the latest release, Solaris Cluster 3.2 11/09.
A Sun BluePrints article shows how to use the Sun Storage F5100 Flash Array with IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Microsoft Windows to accelerate on-line transaction processing (OLTP) and improve data warehouse performance. (Registration required.)
Here is an implementation guide for using Sun Open Storage Systems with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, which is a suite of software designed for higher education institutions. This scenario uses the Solaris 10 5/08 OS, Oracle Database 10g Release 2, and Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System (release 2008.Q4).
Here's a sweet deal: Learn how to install SugarCRM with MySQL on Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems. This scenario uses a Sun Fire X4540 server configured with Ubuntu 8.1.0, MySQL 5.1.30 Community Server Edition, and the open source SugarCRM Community Edition.
This BigAdmin community tech tip describes how to convert the MilaX Live CD to a failsafe image for a Solaris installation on SPARC machines.
A Sun BluePrints article shows how to off-load application security functions that include cryptographic operations in conjunction with Oracle WebLogic Server and Java Platform, Enterprise Edition application environments. (Registration required.)
Enda O'Connor has updated the
patchanalysis_gather script for the BigAdmin article Analyzing a patchadd or patchrm Failure in the Solaris OS. The updated script runs a
pkgchk on both global zone and non-global zone binaries, and it searches for leftover lock files.
Ross Moffat posted the Log File Monitor Script on the BigAdmin community wiki. Here is a script that can be used to monitor a log file and run a command (or perform a number of actions if the script itself is modified) when a certain pattern is matched a set number of times.
The new VirtualBox image allows quicker, easier installation of the Solaris 10 10/09 OS. The image is only 1.5 GB, in Open Virtual Format (OVF), for the x86 platform. Learn more at the exoteric blog.