I have created an RPM package, and SRPM package, which I will share here, for smartmontools version 6.5 on RHEL 6. Note that the official version is 5.43 which is clueless with many modern SSD disks. I have yet to test it correctly, and in general – use at your own risk.
I am pleased to announce the release of Xen 4.5.5. Xen Project Maintenance releases are released in line with our Maintenance Release Policy. We recommend that all users of the 4.5 stable series update to this point release.
Xen 4.5.5 is available immediately from its git repository:
Today's guest blog is written by Andy Colvin, Infrastructure Principal Director, Accenture Enkitec Group, Oracle Diamond Partner.
As part of the infrastructure team at Accenture Enkitec Group (AEG), I get to work with Oracle Exadata and Engineered Systems every day. Our teams work with clients all over the world to install, configure, and optimize Exadata. It's a very exciting space in the technology landscape because there is really nothing else like it on the market today.
Penguins are coming to OpenWorld and you can take a piece of it home with you. We are starting our countdown to Oracle OpenWorld which will take place in San Francisco on September 18-22, 2016. If you have attended one of these events in the past you would know that it is packed 5 days- full of sessions, hands-on labs, demos, keynotes, networking events and fun! Here are some of the reasons why you should be part of this experience:
Executive Vice President of Systems John Fowler unveiled the new SPARC S7 chip and the new machines that run it on at this year's OpenWorld in Brazil. Oracle MiniCluster S7-2 is one of those new machines. Let's take a closer look:
You may see us talk a lot about our products, their capabilities and the challenges they help customers address. However, we often don't talk about the people who dedicate themselves to developing these products day in and day out. With Oracle OpenWorld fast approaching, we thought it would be a good idea to shine a much deserved spotlight on some of our Product Managers. In particular, we'd like to introduce you to two members of the Private Cloud Appliance product management team, Premal Savla and Krishna Srinivasan.