Re: Oracle Performance on VMWare

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Fri, 2 Jan 2009 12:02:43 -0800
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On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 11:41 AM, Allen, Brandon <>wrote:

> Some might wonder - why run just a single VM per box? This was done for
> high availability, not server consolidation. We have a cluster of several
> VMWare servers running Oracle DB, App Server, MS Active Directory, Citrix,
> etc. and we can easily move VMs from box to box whenever we want. Some of
> the boxes do run multiple VMs for other applications, but for the Oracle
> DBs, it's just 1-to-1.
> That's an interesting use of VM.

One issue may be that VMWare is not officially supported by Oracle.

Has that caused you any problems?

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

Received on Fri Jan 02 2009 - 14:02:43 CST

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