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Giri Mandalika

Principal Software Engineer

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Python: Exclusive File Locking on Solaris

Solaris doesn't lock open files automatically (not just Solaris - most of *nix operating systems behave this way). In general, when a process is about to update...

Solaris 11.4: 10 Good-to-Know Features, Enhancements or Changes

[Admins] Device Removal From a ZFS Storage Pool In addition to removing hot spares, cache and log devices, Solaris 11.4 has support for removal of top-level...

Solaris 11.4: Three Zones Related Changes in 3 Minutes or Less

[ 1 ] Automatic Live Migration of Kernel Zones using sysadm Utility Live migrate (evacuate) all kernel zones from a host system onto other systems temporarily or...

Solaris 11.4: Brief Introduction to Solaris Analytics

This is something I can take some credit for even though I haven't contributed in any significant way other than filing a timely enhancement request. :-) Overview...

Steps to Upgrade from Solaris 11.3 to 11.4 Beta

Recently I updated one of our lab systems running Solaris 11.3 SRU 16 to Solaris 11.4 beta. Just wanted to share my experience along with the steps I ran and...

Random Solaris Tips: 11.4 Beta, LDoms 3.5, Privileges, File Attributes & Disk Block Size

Solaris OS Beta 11.4 Download Location & Documentation Recently Solaris 11.4 hit the web as a public beta product meaning anyone can download and use it in...

osc-setcoremem: Simulation on SuperCluster Nodes

Running the osc-setcoremem simulator on live SuperCluster nodes is very similar to running it on Non-SuperCluster nodes with the exception of setting a shell...

osc-setcoremem: Simulation on Non-SuperCluster Nodes

.. simulation of domain CPU and memory configuration changes, that is. Please check the first blog post in this series too - Oracle SuperCluster:...

Oracle SuperCluster: osc-setcoremem simulator

Target Audience: Oracle SuperCluster customers and Oracle technical support Is it possible to use setcoremem to achieve my desired configuration? Why setcoremem...