Re: Oracle Performance on VMWare

From: Niall Litchfield <niall.litchfield_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Jan 2009 21:22:08 +0000
Message-ID: <7765c8970901021322p6f187d44vcaa883b81b9089c0_at_mail.gmail.com>



Hi Jared

My experience of P2V (vmware converter now I think) is that it is either extremely straightforward, or else a disaster. This may just show how little I know about virtualization.

Niall

On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 8:11 PM, Jared Still <jkstill_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 12:08 PM, Allen, Brandon <Brandon.Allen_at_oneneck.com
> > wrote:
>
>> Nope, I don't ask Oracle to support VMWare. As long as VMWare supports
>> VMWare and Oracle supports Oracle, we're good. According to Metalink
>> 249212.1, Oracle does support Oracle on VMWare it's just not *certified
>> *.
>>
>>
> Ah, Ok. It's that lack of certification that may give people pause.
>
> The few times I've seen Oracel run on VM, there have been no issues.
>
> I've seen Oracle Apps 10.x with Oracle 7.3 run on a VM, because the HW
> was too old, needed replaced, and using p2v was *much* easier than trying
> to recreate apps 10.x.
>
> BTW, please don't ask me how that was done, someone else did it, and I
> don't know what how he did it. I seem to recall it wasn't quite
> straightforward.
>
>
> Jared Still
> Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist
>
>

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