Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS): Reference Architecture with VMware and Tintri

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Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) is a real-world example of cloud computing that delivers databases and database applications through self-service portals without IT intervention. Providing multiple copies of relational database servers for testing and development is traditionally a complex operation that involves the combined efforts of multiple teams and the creation of custom scripts. Yet the ability to Read more...

Oracle, VMware and Extended Distance Oracle Real Application Clusters on vSphere Metro Storage Cluster

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Oracle, VMware and Extended Distance Oracle Real Application Clusters on vSphere Metro Storage Cluster Nowadays a high availability cluster (for any kind of application) in a single data center is almost not enough to ensure the kind of availability a Mission Critical Application needs which support revenue generation. Typical issues plaguing a data center may Read more...

Harnessing the Power of Storage Virtualization and Site Recovery Manager to Provide HA and DR Capabilities to Business Critical Databases – VAPP4634

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Harnessing the Power of Storage Virtualization and Site Recovery Manager to Provide HA and DR Capabilities to Business Critical Databases – VAPP4634 How do you simplify and improve availability of your Extended distance Oracle Real Application Cluster using vSphere Metro Storage Cluster (vMSC) ? Storage Virtualization, both host based and appliance based, can pave the Read more...

Virtual Volumes: A game changer for operations of virtualized business critical databases

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This is first of a series of posts on deploying vSphere Virtual Volumes for Tier 1 Business Critical Databases. Although this article is written with a focus on Oracle databases, much of this discussion holds good for any Mission critical application. Business critical databases are among the last workloads virtualized in enterprises, primarily because of Read more...