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Configuring Kerberos for Oracle Databases 11.2 with win2008R2 AD

In this blog entry I try to document how to enable Kerberos. This procedure was actually created and followed during a project at one of my customers.
The Infrastructure
AD
– windows 2008R2 server
– domain : milkyway.space.com
– Kerberos installed and enabled
– DES encryption default disabled
Server :
– moon.milkyway.space.com
– database : crater
– version : 11.2.0.3.4
Client
– windows 7 enterprise edition
– 11.2.0.3 client

EMC Oracle VM Storage Connect Integration Module Version 1.0 Feb 2012

The EMC Oracle VM Storage Connect Module v1.0 Manual
EMC Oracle VM Storage Connect Integration Module v1.0 02-2012

These release notes contain supplemental information about EMC Oracle Storage Connect
Integration Module release 1.0. Topics include:
Revision history .................................................. 2
Product description.............................................. 2
Interoperability between OSC and SMC ................. 2
New features and changes ................................... 4
Fixed problems ................................................... 4

Best Practices for Oracle Linux for Production Systems

I found this needed a blog post because most of the customers I meet, just install their Redhat/Oracle Linux environment and start using it out of the box in production. I believe this list should be included in every post-installation procedure.

Looking “Under the Hood” at Networking in Oracle VM Server for x86

Nice article on the oracle website about the internals of OVM by Gregory King and Suzanne Zorn.
I really like these kind of articles.
Check it out : http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/articles/servers-storage-admin/networking-ovm-x86-1873548.html

Introducing the Oracle Linux Playground yum repo

We just introduced a new yum repository/channel on http://public-yum.oracle.com called the playground channel. What we started doing is the following:

When a new stable mainline kernel is released by Linus or GregKH, we internally build RPMs to test it and do some QA work around it to keep track of what's going on with the latest development kernels. It helps us understand how performance moves up or down and if there are issues, we try to help look into them and of course send that stuff back upstream.

IOUG Virtualization SIG – Day 1

So, Day 1 of the Virtualization SIG on www.ioug.org is over. All by all an interesting day.
The schedule was :

Session 1 – Oracle on Oracle VM – Expert Panel
Session 2 – Maximizing your Virtualized Environment with Oracle VM
Session 3 – The RAC OVM Templates and the new DeployCluster tool on OVM3
Session 4 – The Latest on Oracle VM
Session 5 – Simplifying Application Deployment in Cloud Using Virtual Assemblies and EM 12c

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