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Oracle RAC on VMware Cloud on Amazon AWS

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Summary With the recent launch of the VMware Cloud on AWS Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) from VMware, many Business Critical Application (BCA) workloads that were previously difficult to deploy in the cloud no longer require significant platform modifications. This post describes a Better Together demonstration VMware and AWS presented at VMworld 2017 using an Read more...

Performance of SAP Central Services with VMware Fault Tolerance

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Many SAP customers in their virtualization journey are considering the option to protect SAP Central Services with VMware Fault Tolerance (FT). Central Services is a single-point-of-failure in the SAP architecture that manages transaction locking and messaging across the SAP system and failure of this service results in downtime for the whole system. It is a Read more...

The Art of P2V and Oracle ASM

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“Come with me if you want to live” – famous words from the Terminator series. It’s also the very reason IT companies are adopting the ‘Virtualize First’ policy to reap all of the benefits of virtualization and move away from the soon to be legacy bare metal architecture world and ‘save a bunch of money’ Read more...