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Jeff Savit

Product Management Senior Manager

Jeff Savit is a Product Manager in the Oracle Linux and Virtualization organization, focusing on Oracle VM and the Private Cloud Appliance.  Mr. Savit has over 25 years of technology experience and specializes in operating systems, virtualization, and performance. Prior to Oracle, he was a Principal Field Technologist at Sun. Previously he was a Vice President at Merrill Lynch, and served in technical and managerial roles in systems programming and systems management, software development, market data, and web applications.

He was awarded a patent for dynamic workload management, and is an author or co-author of several books including "Oracle Solaris 11 Virtualization Essentials", "Enterprise Java",  "VM & CMS: Performance and Fine Tuning", "VM/CMS Concepts and Facilities". He is the author of several Oracle whitepapers, including "Optimizing Oracle VM Server for x86 Performance" and "Oracle VM Server for SPARC Best Practices". He has also been published in SIGPLAN Notices, a journal of the  Association of Computing Machinery.

 

Recent Posts by Jeff Savit

Zero-overhead Virtualization with Oracle SuperCluster

Ever since virtualization was invented, it has been an elusive goal to achieve the benefits of virtualization without reducing performance. Most virtualization...

Oracle VM Server for SPARC: redundant domains on scale-out servers

An update to the Oracle VM Server for SPARC Best Practices whitepaper was just published. This brings the paper up to date with references to the latest...

Whitepaper 'Oracle VM Server for SPARC Best Practices' updated

An updated version of the whitepaper  Oracle VM Server for SPARC Best Practices has been published. This version contains additional guidance on configuring...

Accessing Oracle VM Manager Guest VM Consoles with SSH Port Forwarding or a Proxy

This short note is about a little problem. Users are on one network own and administer VMs via Oracle VM Manager, but Oracle VM Manager's server is on a...

DTrace on Oracle Linux

DTrace is a comprehensive dynamic tracing facility, which system administrators can use to better understand system behavior, track down performance problems...

DTrace on Oracle Linux

DTrace - dynamic tracing on Oracle Linux I like to joke that "all performance problems are either trivial or unsolvable", but that's really not true. While many...

FRIDAY SPOTLIGHT: New whitepaper: Expanding Oracle PCA with Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance

Oracle Private Cloud Appliance ships with pre-configured servers, storage and networking to provide a true private cloud infrastructure for Oracle and...

Expanding Oracle Private Cloud Appliance using Oracle ZFS Appliance

I'm pleased to announce a new version of the whitepaper Expanding Oracle Private Cloud Appliance using Oracle ZFS Appliance. The updated paper gives detailed...

Upgrading to Oracle Private Cloud Appliance Software Release 2.3.2

Zero downtime upgrade architecture Oracle recently announced Private Cloud Appliance Software Release 2.3.2, which adds support for X7-2 compute nodes, upgrades...