By BigAdmin team on Dec 16, 2009
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Here is a quick start guide for configuring the volumes in a Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System (2009.Q3) to be exported as iSCSI targets, then configuring those iSCSI LUNs at the database server for use with Oracle Automatic Storage Management (ASM).
This BigAdmin community-submitted article uses Solaris Live Upgrade to move from the Solaris 8 to 9 release, on a server with Sun StorEdge SAN Foundation Software (SFS).
This quick start guide shows how to configure Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems (release 2009.Q3) to deploy Oracle Real Application Clusters 10g or 11g infrastructure.
Need to control which keyboard layout is selected for a system that runs the OpenSolaris OS? Check out this tech tip, which describes how to manually configure the keyboard layout.
A new diagram on BigAdmin provides the steps for using Solaris Live Upgrade to patch a system.
Feedback from LISA 09 in Baltimore introduces some of the input we got at the BigAdmin BoF session at this year's Large Installation System Administration (LISA) Conference in Baltimore. BigAdmin Blog on LISA Feedback: The Tower of Babel expands on the theme. The blog entry BigAdmin Navigation: Sections and Categories explains BigAdmin's structure in response to questions at LISA.
A free course, Solaris 10 Patching Best Practices (WS-2700-S10), can help you simplify your Solaris 10 patching management by using Solaris Live Upgrade and other best practices. (This web-based training class features Sam, the Solaris Sysadmin.) Reference Guide: Patching Best Practices for the Solaris 10 OS is a supplement to the web-based training course. The guide presents the key concepts of the course but it does not contain all the course content. The guide is intended to be used as a reference and refresher after completion of the online course.
The new Solaris Cluster 3.2 11/09 update includes Solaris Container Cluster support of Oracle E-Business Suite, Siebel CRM 8, and single instance Oracle Database; Oracle ASM support with single
instance Oracle Database in Solaris Containers; and many more features.
This tech tip describes how to find applications that run on the Solaris 10 OS, and it provides examples of how to search for an application and how to submit an application to the library.
A quick start guide on BigAdmin shows how to deploy Oracle Database using the NFS protocol with Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems (release 2009.Q3).
This utility allows you to upgrade the SAS expander firmware on Sun Fire T5140/T5240 servers, some Sun Storage arrays, and also some Storage blades. Here is updated info from a Sun engineer. Note: This unbundled product requires Solaris 10 10/08 OS or later (SPARC and x64 platforms).
A community-submitted article walks you through a bare-metal restore using Veritas NetBackup by Symantec and an x86 server with the Solaris 10 OS. In this scenario, a ZFS root file system was used on the original system disk.
p.s. BTW, our U.S. team will be off November 26-29 for Thanksgiving holidays. Cheers!
This article gives an overview of running RADIOSS in a high-performance clustered environment on Sun systems. Sample performance data and suggestions for designing and configuring optimal solutions for a variety of workload sizes are presented. (Registration required.)