Monday Mar 04, 2013

Best Practices to build SAP, Tiered Storage, IaaS cloud, E-Business Suite or Siebel HW platforms? Optimized Solutions.

Summary: 
- Platform building resources are scarce everywhere. 
- The most timeconsuming part is usually cherrypicking, validating, testing and integration
- There are predefined, freely available architecture whitepapers describing tested and validated platform architectures for different tools. 
- Using these customers spare a serious amount of implementation man-days, and can focus on providing services. 

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Thursday Jan 03, 2013

How to build a private IaaS cloud platform? - Part I, Servers

This is Part I of the series "How to build a private IaaS cloud platform?", elaborating about the platform requirements to face when building a multipurpose Infrastructure as a Service platform.

In this post we are looking into the requirements the chosen servers have to fulfill.

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How to build a private IaaS cloud platform? - Main Post

I had the chance to give talks about evaluating the requirements for, and building private IaaS cloud platforms.

Often I was explained the following situation: A corporate manager went to OpenWorld, a local Oracle Day or a Virtualization Day, and has seen everywhere that cloud platforms are the future. As a good businessman, he wants to benefit from the new wave and wants you, the system administrator/datacenter engineer/platform architecht to build an Infrastructure as a Service platform to provide virtual environments for your internal or external customers. What do you do? Allow me to point out some of the requirements and considerations.   

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Thursday Sep 27, 2012

New perspectives in a SPARC/virtualization/cloud session at the Oracle OpenWorld

Attending Oracle OpenWorld? You definitely should. 

If you do, come see me at the "Breakthrough in Private Cloud Management on SPARC T-Series Servers" session on Wednesday at 11:45 in Moscone South 270, the right session to get the consolidation discussion running at lunch :) 


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Wednesday Nov 16, 2011

Building an Infrastructure Cloud with Oracle VM for x86 + Enterprise Manager 12c

Everyone is talking about Cloud these days. Everyone is explaining how the cloud will help you to bring your service up and running very fast, secure and with little effort. You can find these kinds of presentations at almost every event around the globe. But what is really behind all this stuff? Is it really so simple? And the answer is: Yes it is! With the Oracle SW Stack it is! In this post, I will try to bring this down to earth, demonstrating how easy it could be to build a cloud infrastructure with Oracle's solution for cloud computing.[Read More]
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