Oracle VM Server for SPARC (previously called Sun Logical Domains
) is a virtualization technology which enables the creation of multiple virtual systems on a single physical system to reduce costs and improve operational agility and efficiency. A new white paper has been published (Oracle VM Server for SPARC Best Practices
) which reviews best practices on how to configure Oracle VM Server for SPARC to achieve enterprise-class performance and availability, while helping customers gain more value from new SPARC systems. This white paper includes specific recommendations, describes the reasons behind them, and illustrates them with examples taken from actual systems. Configuration guidelines and software requirements are also included, to help administrators plan their deployments.
Topics covered include:
• Oracle VM Server for SPARC definitions, concepts and deployment options
• Software, hardware, and firmware requirements
• Best Practices for optimal performance
• Best Practices for resiliency and availability