Re: Solars Zones and Oracle

From: Keith Pierno <>
Date: Mon, 03 Mar 2008 10:09:59 -0500
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I have been running our Grid Control servers in Zones for almost a year and have not had any issues with doing so. The key to running Oracle in a zone is that the zone admin needs to setup the zone to have its own copy of any common directory that Oracle needs to write to (/var, /usr/local). The biggest limitation of zones is the lack of ability to control hardware resource from within a child zone, so this only affects RAC. If you wish to run RAC on a server configured with zones you will have to use the global zone since this is the only zone that has any direct hardware control.

I hope this helps.

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Date: Sat, 1 Mar 2008 22:55:11 -0700
From: "Brian MacLean" <> Subject: Solars Zones and Oracle

Solars Zones and Oracle......It's a whole new world for me. Any quick thoughts on this anyone?

Pro's; Con's; GotYa's; Stability; Performance (CPU and I/O) hit; FYI's; Dynamic resizing issues; etc. etc. etc.

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