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Oracle VM Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) Settings Best Practice Recommendations

Posted on Tue 17, by mokumBy Roddy Rodstein 02/17/2015
This post is applicable to Oracle VM Release 3.x
One of the most critical baseline infrastructure requirements for a cluster of Oracle VM Servers is uniformity of configuration.

Pointing XenServer to a new Open vSwitch Manager (Nicira/NSX)

Our XenServer hypervisors use Nicira/NSX for Software Defined Networking (orchestrated by CloudStack). We had to migrate from one controller to another and that could easily be done by changing the Open vSwitch configuration on the hypervisors, like this: It will then get a list of all nodes and use those to communicate.

Oracle VM Hyper-threading Settings Best Practice Recommendations

Posted on Tue 17, by mokumBy Roddy Rodstein 02/17/2015
This post is applicable to Oracle VM Release 3.x

One of the most critical baseline infrastructure requirements for a cluster of Oracle VM Servers is uniformity of configuration.

Oracle VM BIOS C-states Settings Best Practice Recommendations

Posted on Tue 17, by mokumBy Roddy Rodstein 02/17/2015
This post is applicable to Oracle VM Release 3.x
One of the most critical baseline infrastructure requirements for a cluster of Oracle VM Servers is uniformity of configuration.

Oracle VM Server Hardware BIOS, and Firmware Best Practices

Posted on Tue 17, by mokumBy Roddy Rodstein 02/17/2015
This post is applicable to Oracle VM Release 3.x
One of the most critical baseline infrastructure requirements for a cluster of Oracle VM Servers is uniformity of configuration.

node-oracledb 0.3.1 is on GitHub (Node.js driver for Oracle Database)

On behalf of the development team, I have merged some new features and
fixes to >node-oracledb

Updates for node-oracledb 0.3.1

Xen Project 4.6 Planning Opens

With Xen Project 4.5 released in January, we are now one month into 4.6 development window!

Mu name is Wei Liu and I have been working on various areas in the Xen Project community, including Linux kernel, hypervisor, QEMU and toolstack. Now I’m a co-maintainer of Xen hypervisor’s toolstack and the netback driver in Linux. I was elected release manager for 4.6 release. Thanks everybody for your trust.

Catch Xen Project Talks at SCALE 13X, openSUSE Mini-Summit, & LF Collaboration Summit This Week

California Gets Four Opportunities in Four Days at Three Conferences to Hear About Xen Project

February 19-22, 2015 has an assortment of great Xen Project talks.

Folks in Santa Rosa, CA at the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit have two great talks:

LFCollab

Oracle VM NUMA Best Practices

Posted on Fri 13, by mokum
By Roddy Rodstein 02/13/2015
This post is applicable to Oracle VM Release 3.x, Oracle Exadata X5-2, Exalogic X5-2, and Oracle Database Appliance X5-2
 

Contemporary CPU’s from Intel and

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